Easton's Bible Dictionary
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Moon: Heb. yareah, from its paleness and lebanah, the "white"
(The Song of Solomon 6:10)
(Isaiah 24:23) was appointed by the Creator to be with the sun "for signs,
and for seasons, and for days, and years"
(Genesis 1:14-16) A lunation was
among the Jews the period of a month, and several of their festivals
were held on the day of the new moon. It is frequently referred to
along with the sun
(Joshua 10:12; Psalms 72:5,7,17; 89:36,37; Ecclesiastes 12:2; Isaiah 24:23)
etc., and also by itself
(Psalms 8:3; 121:6) The great brilliance of the
moon in Eastern countries led to its being early an object of idolatrous
(Deuteronomy 4:19; 17:3; Job 31:26) a form of idolatry against which the
Jews were warned
(Deuteronomy 4:19; 17:3) They, however, fell into this idolatry,
and offered incense
(2 Kings 23:5; Jeremiah 8:2) and also cakes of honey, to the
(Jeremiah 7:18; 44:17-19,25)
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