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Elul
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Elul
Elul (אְֶלוּל‎, elul; Ἐλούλ, Eloul). The sixth month of the Hebrew calendar. Corresponds approximately to August/September (Neh 6:15; 1 Macc 14:27). For further information, see this article: Calendar.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Elul
ELUL [Heb ʾĕlûl (אֱלוּל)]. The sixth month of the Hebrew calendar, roughly corresponding to August and September. See CALENDARS (ANCIENT ISRAELITE AND EARLY JEWISH).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Elul
Elul. Hebrew month corresponding to mid-August to mid-September (Neh 6:15).See Calendars, Ancient and Modern.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Elul
Elul ēʹlul, e-loo̅lʹ [Heb. ʾĕlûl (Neh. 6:15); Akk. elulu, ululu; Gk. Eloul (1 Macc. 14:27)]. The sixth month of the Hebrew year, corresponding to August/September. See Calendar II.A.2.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Elul
ELUL* Hebrew month generally corresponding to mid-August to mid-September (Neh 6:15, nlt mg). See Calendars, Ancient and Modern.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Elul
Elul (ee´luhl), the postexilic (late sixth century bce on) name of the sixth month of the Jewish year, according to the religious calendar. It would have been the twelfth month of the year in the older agricultural calendar. Mid-August to mid-September, it is the month when vintage begins. For biblical
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Elul
ELUL. The sixth month in the Heb. sacred calendar and the last month of the civil calendar (Neh 6:15). It begins with the new moon of August and ends with the new moon of September. The Heb. name ‘ĕlûl seems to have been adopted during the Exile, as it does not appear in pre-Exilic writing. Early writings
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Elul
Elul (Heb. ʾĕlûl)The sixth month of the Hebrew year (Aug.–Sept.; Akk. elulu, ululu).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Elul
Elul [ēˊlŭl] (Heb. ˒elûl; Akk. elulu, ululu; Gk. Eloul).†; The sixth month of the Hebrew year (mid August to mid-September). It was on the twenty-fifth day of Elul that the walls of Jerusalem were completed (Neh. 6:15). Later, ca. 140 B.C., the Jews recorded the accomplishments of Simon
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Elul
ELUL The sixth month of the Hebrew calendar; it corresponded approximately to August and September.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Elul
E´LUL (eʹlūl; Heb. ˒ĕlûl from Akkad. ulūlu). The sixth month of the ecclesiastical, and twelfth of the civil, year of the Jews. See articles Calendar; Time.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Elul
Elul(Neh. 6:15), the name of the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year, and the twelfth of the civil year. It began with the new moon of our August and September, and consisted of twenty-nine days.
Key passages
Ne 6:15

So the wall was finished on the twenty-fifth day of Elul, in fifty-two days.