During this month it is encouraged to fast and pray as the Days of Awe approach.
The number of Bnei-Yisrael—heads of clans, officers of thousands and hundreds, and their officers who served the king in all matters of the divisions that came in and went out month by month throughout the year—each division had 24,000.
1 Chronicles 27:9 the sixth commander was sent (Ira was one of the thirty).
1st – On this day Haggi received a prophesy for Zerubbabel to rebuild the Temple (Haggi 1:1)
5th – On this day Ezekiel was translated in the Spirit and shown idolatry in the Temple (Ezekiel 8:1)
24th – On this day the Israelites resumed building the second Temple after sixteen years suspension (Haggi 1:14-15)
25th – The wall around Jerusalem was completed on this day (Nehemiah 6:15-16)
On this month the Angel Gabriel was sent to the Galilee, to a virgin there and proclaimed favor upon her from Adonai (Luke 1:26-38).