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The Days Of The Week And The Months In The Bible


Kuvahaun tulos haulle And shall intend to change times and law.
Daniel 7:25
25 He shall speak pompous words against the Most High,
Shall persecute the saints of the Most High,
And shall intend to change times and law.
Then the saints shall be given into his hand
For a time and times and half a time.


Times & Laws


Except for the Sabbath, the individual days of the week have no names

but just numbers in the Bible.


  • The 1st day of the week- Sunday

  • The 2nd day of the week- Monday

  • The 3rd day of the week- Tuesday

  • The 4th day of the week- Wednesday

  • The 5th day of the week- Thursday

  • The 6th day of the week- Friday

  • The Shabbath- Saturday


The Greek word used for the “Sabbath” in the original Greek manuscripts of the

New Testament “Sabbato” is the same name used for Saturday in Greek even today.

Look also at the similarities in the names used for Saturday in other languages

and the Sabbath (list below pic).




  • Arabic: Sabet

  • Armenian: Shabat

  • Bosnian: Subota

  • Bulgarian: Sabota

  • Corsican: Sàbatu

  • Croatian: Subota

  • Czech: Sobota

  • Greek: Sabbato

  • Hebrew: Shabbat

  • Indonesian: Sabtu

  • Italian: Sabato

  • Latin: Sabbatum

  • Polish: Sobota

  • Portuguese: Sábado

  • Russian: Subbota

  • Serbian: Subota

  • Slovak: Sobota

  • Slovene: Sobota

  • Somali: Sabti

  • Spanish: Sabado

  • Sudanese: Saptu

  • Ukrainian: Subota


In at least 108 different languages the name for the 7th day Shabbath

corresponding to our Saturday, is a word meaning “rest day”.


Kuvahaun tulos haulle Biblical Sabbath


Days & planets


The names of the days we use, were names for the sun, the moon and

the 5 visible planets, all of which were associated with pagan deities.

The sun, moon and the planets were also Roman pagan gods…


Deuteronomy 4:19

19 And take heed, lest you lift your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun,

the moon, and the stars, all the host of heaven, you feel driven to worship them

and serve them, which the Lord your God has given to all the peoples under the

whole heaven as a heritage.


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The names of the days of the week and their meanings are as follows:


  • Sunday

literally the sun day, in honor of the sun god.

  • Monday

the moon day, in honor of the moon god.

  • Tuesday

the planet Mars, in honor of the god Mars.

The Saxons named this day after their god Tiw and called it

Tiw’s day. “Tuesday” comes from the name of this Saxon god.

  • Wednesday

the planet Mercury, later named in honor of the Teutonic god

Wedn or Woden.

  • Thursday

the planet Jupiter, later named in honor of the Teutonic god Thor.

  • Friday

the planet Venus, later named in honor of the Teutonic goddess

Frigg or Freia.

  • Saturday

the planet Saturn, in honor of the Roman god Saturn.


Proverbs 18:2
2 A fool has no delight in understanding,
But in expressing his own heart.


Planetary week


But how did this planetary week come to be so commonly used in the world ??

And also in the Christian world ??

The early followers of Yeshua (Jesus) had the biblical seven-day week with its

numbered 6 weekdays and the Shabbath.

On 3rd century AD the Roman Emperor Constantine created a new religion

Christianity- suitable for all and for his political reason.

Also, on the 3rd century AD biblical week began to give way to the planetary week.

And thus, gradually this pagan institution was engrafted on Christianity…

The use of planetary names by Christians attests the growing influence of

astrological speculations introduced by new Christian converts from paganism.

Even today the followers of Yeshua (Jesus) still keep the Shabbaths instead of

going church on sundays.


Link –> Christianity & Churchianity


Kuvahaun tulos haulle Genesis 2:3


Planetary week & pagan gods


This planetary week with its days named after pagan deities is not of

Yahweh our God.

God Almighty did create the week with seven days, but He merely

numbered the days one through seven. Genesis 1—2:3

The only day He named was the 7th day-

calling it the “Sabbath”. Exodus 16:22-26; 20:8-11


Kuvahaun tulos haulle mount ararat


When does the date begin in the Bible ??


In the Bible when Yahweh our God created time,

He first created night and then day.

Julian/ Gregorian calendar day is calculated from midnight to midnight,

while the biblical day is from sunset to sunset.




From nightfall to nightfall


Therefore, a biblical calendar date begins with the night beforehand.

While a day in the secular calendar begins and ends at midnight,

a biblical day goes from nightfall to nightfall.

Also, the Shabbath begins on sunset at Friday night and ends on

sunset at Saturday night.


Nehemiah 13:19

19 So it was, at the gates of Jerusalem, as it began to be dark before the Sabbath,

that I commanded the gates to be shut, and charged that they must not be opened

till after the Sabbath.

Then I posted some of my servants at the gates,

so that no burdens would be brought in on the Sabbath day.


Kuvahaun tulos haulle Leviticus 23:32
…from evening to evening…


The months in the Bible


After the Israelians were exiled to Babylonia in 586 BC, they adopted some

Babylonian names for the months of the year and they are also used in the Bible.


The names of the months in the Bible are:


  • 1. Abib (March- April)

Babylonian name Nisan Exodus 13:4

  • 2. Ziv (April- May)

Babylonian name Iyyar 1 Kings 6:1

  • 3. 3rd (May- June)

Babylonian name Sivan  Esther 8:9

  • 4. 4th (June- July)

Babylonian name Tammuz (also a false god`s name !!)

  • 5. 5th (July- August)

Babylonian name Av

  • 6. 6th (August- September)

Babylonian name Elul Nehemiah 6:15

  • 7. Ethanim (September- October)

Babylonian name Tishri 1 Kings 8:2

  • 8. Bul (October- November)

Babylonian name Cheshvan 1 Kings 6:38

  • 9. 9th (November- December)

Babylonian name Chislev Zachariah 7:1

  • 10. 10th (December- January)

Babylonian name Tebeth Esther 2:16

  • 11. 11th (January- February)

Babylonian name Shebat Zechariah 1:7

  • 12. 12th (February- March)

Babylonian name Adar Esther 3:7

  • 13. 13th

Babylonian name Adar II *

(* Additional month added during Leap Years about every 3rd year.

There are 7 leap years in a 19 year cycle.)


Science determines that a moon revolution lasts roughly about 29.5 days,

and because of this reason, a biblical month lasts 29 or 30 days.


Aiheeseen liittyvä kuva
Yahweh our God’s New Year starts in the spring when the nature is coming back to life. Pope Gregory’s calendar from the 1500’s has us starting New Year in rainy dead and cold winter.


Green ears


The biblical year began with the new moon when the barley harvest was in the stage

of ripening which was called Abib in the Bible.

Abib is the state which is, in between the stage of green colour ripening grain and

completely ripe golden streaks of grain.

It is the stage when the grain is a light yellowish colour.


Kuvahaun tulos haulle Nisán
Abib (= “green ears”) barley discovered in the land of Israel.


The new moon


This means that the 1st day of the biblical year could fall on any day in the season

of March/April.

The month of Abib is usually the month that the Spring/ Vernal Equinox happens.

The new month or moon is proclaimed when there is a new moon which is identified

by the first visible sliver of the moon in the sky.

The period between biblical new years have 12 or 13 new moons.


Aiheeseen liittyvä kuva
The sliver of the new moon was sighted in Israel.


Julian & Gregorian calendars


As far back as 153BC, Roman consuls came to power on January 1st.

In 45BC, when Julius Caesar introduced the Julian Calendar, January 1st became

the official new year of the Roman Empire which has continued to be so,

for more than 2000 years.

This ancient Julian Calendar which went through a few refinements in the year 1582

by Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XIII, is now known as the Gregorian Calendar.

January 1st, remains from more than 2000 years ago, as the beginning of the

Roman Year, a creation of the Roman Empire.


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The names of the months and their meanings are as follows:


  • January

Januarius, in honor of the Roman god Janus

  • February

Februarius, in honor of the Roman festival of general expiation and


  • March

Martius, in honor of the Roman god Mars

  • April

Aprilis, which was derived from aperio, a Latin verb meaning to open.

The month is so called because it is the month when the earth opens to

produce new fruits

  • May

Maius, in honor of the Greek goddess Maia

  • June

Junius, in honor of the Roman goddess Juno

  • July

Julius, in honor of Roman emperor Julius Caesar

  • August

Augustus, in honor of Roman emperor Augustus Caesar




7,8,9 & 10


The rest of the months- September, October, November, December-

are derived from the Latin words for the numerals

7 (septem), 8 (octo), 9 (novem) and 10 (decem).

They were the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th months of the old Roman calendar

before July and August were inserted ahead of them.


Kuvahaun tulos haulle roots of gregorian calendar




One could ask whether knowing the biblically accurate dates really matter ??

Or whether there is any value in understanding and studying these things and

knowing both the similarities and differences in Julian/ Gregorian calendar and

the biblical calendar ??

We shall not throw the Julian/ Gregorian calendar away.

But we need to learn Yahweh our God’s Calendar and use His days and ways

to worship, honor and draw close to Him.

It is the same Calendar which Yeshua (Jesus) used.

The lack of knowledge of His calendar has led to so many misunderstandings

and mistakes in our walk with Him.


Kuvahaun tulos haulle the feasts of the lord
…and the Shabbaths.


Leviticus 23/ Feasts of the Lord


It is better to follow Yahweh our God than any man.

It is better to follow Yahweh our God’s Word than any man’s word.

And it is better to follow Yahweh our God’s Calendar than any man made calendar.


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