"Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn *days, and in the beginnings of your
*months..." (Numbers 10:10)
mô‛âdâh-From H3259; properly an appointment, that is, a fixed time or season; specifically a festival; conventionally a year;
*chôdesh-From H2318; the new moon; by implication a month: - month (-ly), new moon.
The projected dates below are based on approximate calculations of the first new moon visibility as seen from
All listed dates should be confirmed by report of actual new moon visibility.
Note: Biblical Days
begin at Sunset. Therefore, a Holy Day begins at Sunset of the
day listed. For example, a Holy Day that is on Wednesday is
observed from Sunset Tuesday to Sunset Wednesday.
The sighting of the new moon on or after the spring equinox determines the
beginning of the 1st month. The new moon is not visible for approximately
*The Passover service itself is held just after Sunset (evening before)
Marking the start of Passover.
The projected dates below are based on approximate calculations of the first new
moon visibility, at Jerusalem. All listed dates should be confirmed by report of
actual new moon visibility.
NOTE that all Holy Days begin the evening before
* The Passover service itself is held just after Sunset
the evening before.
* * The first and last day is a Sabbath
*** Only the first day is a Sabbath
I encourage you to do your own Bible study and come to your own conclusion
as to the start of the new year.
The following are the possible High
Holy dates. There is always 2-3 day period, depending on the weather, of
the new moons visibility. And if not sighted by the third day, the third
day is considered as the start of the new moon.
1st month New Moon
**Feast of Unleavened Lasts 7 days First &, last
day a Sabbath.
Expected start shown.