EX 12:1-2 The First Month of The Year Law

Scripture

Yahweh spoke to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying, 2 “This month shall be to you the beginning of months. It shall be the first month of the year to you.

Speaker: YHWH | Bible Version: TCMV

Law

  • This month shall be to you the beginning of months.

  • It shall be the first month of the year to you.

Judgement

None specific.

Biblical Example

This is a biblical example of The First Month of The Year Law being followed.

  • In the first month in the second year, on the first day of the month, the tabernacle was raised up.

EX 40:17 (TCMV)

This biblical example is referring to the year after The First Month of The Year Law was given to Moses. Israel was out of Egypt and just completed the construction of The Tabernacle for the first time.

Interesting Facts

  • 'Abib' is the name of the first month of the year.

Today you go out in the month Abib.

EX 13:4 (TCMV)

The name was changed to 'Nisan' after Israel entered Babylonian captivity.

Present Day Example

This is a present day example of The First Month of The Year Law not being followed.

  • January 1st is an artificial New Year, credited to the Gregorian calendar.

An Israelite that recognized the Gregorian New Year, disobeyed The First Month of The Year Law.

According to the Hebrew calendar, the 1st Day of Nisan marks the beginning of YHWH's New Year. It typically occurs on the third or fourth month on the Gregorian calendar.