Asarah b'Tebet


Asa·​rah b'Te·​bet
plural -s
: a Jewish fast day observed on the 10th day of Tebet to mark the beginning of the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 b.c.

Word History


Hebrew ʽăśārāh bĕṭēbhēth

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