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Can you name the 12 months of the Jewish calendar?

From here: Jewish Calendar (please click on the title).

The 12 months (of the Civil year) are Tishri, Cheshvan, Kislev, Tevet, Shevat, Adar, Nisan (previously Abib), Iyar, Sivan, Tammuz, Av, and Elul. In a leap year, Adar is replaced by Adar II (also called Adar Sheni or Veadar) and an extra month, Adar I (also called Adar Rishon), is inserted before Adar II.

Jewish months (in Religious year order - which begins in the 7th month of the Civil year) mentioned in the King James Version are as follows:
1. Abib (April): Exodus 12:2
After the captivity called Nisan Nehemiah 2:1
2. Zif (May): 1 Kings 6:1
3. Sivan (June): Esther 8:9
4. Tammuz (July): Mentioned by number, not by name
5. Ab (August): mentioned by number, not by name
6. Elul (September): Nehemiah 6:15
7. Ethanim (October): 1 Kings 8:2
8. Bul (November): 1 Kings 6:38
9. Chisleu (December): Zech 7:1
10. Tebeth (January): Esther 2:16
11. Sebat (February): Zech 1:7
12. Adar (March): Esther 3:7

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