'Year' in the Bible
Now His parents used to go up year by year to Jerusalem at the Feast of the Passover.
Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being Governor of Judaea, Herod Tetrarch of Galilee, his brother Philip Tetrarch of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias Tetrarch of Abilene,
to proclaim the year of acceptance with the Lord."
So he said to the gardener, "'See, this is the third year I have come to look for fruit on this fig-tree and cannot find any. Cut it down. Why should so much ground be actually wasted?'
"But the gardener pleaded, "'Leave it, Sir, this year also, till I have dug round it and manured it.
But one of them, named Caiaphas, being High Priest that year, said, "You know nothing about it.
It was not as a mere man that he thus spoke. But being High Priest that year he was inspired to declare that Jesus was to die for the nation,
They then brought Him to Annas first; for Annas was the father-in-law of Caiaphas who was High Priest that year.
He succeeded, and brought him to Antioch; and for a whole year they attended the meetings of the Church, and taught a large number of people. And it was in Antioch that the disciples first received the name of 'Christians.'
So Paul remained in Corinth for a year and six months, teaching among them the Message of God.
For the words are the language of promise and run thus, "About this time next year I will come, and Sarah shall have a son."
But in this matter I give you an opinion; for my doing this helps forward your own intentions, seeing that not only have you begun operations, but a year ago you already had the desire to do so.
For I know your earnest willingness, on account of which I habitually boast of you to the Macedonians, pointing out to them that for a whole year you in Greece have been ready; and the greater number of them have been spurred on by your ardour.
But into the second, the High Priest goes only on one day of the year, and goes alone, taking with him blood, which he offers on his own behalf and on account of the sins which the people have ignorantly committed.
Nor did He enter for the purpose of many times offering Himself in sacrifice, just as the High Priest enters the Holy place, year after year, taking with him blood not his own.
For, since the Law exhibits only an outline of the blessings to come and not a perfect representation of the things themselves, the priests can never, by repeating the same sacrifices which they continually offer year after year, give complete freedom from sin to those who draw near.
But in those sacrifices sins are recalled to memory year after year.
Come, you who say, "To-day or to-morrow we will go to this or that city, and spend a year there and carry on a successful business,"
And the four angels who had been kept in readiness for that hour, day, month, and year, were set at liberty, so that they might kill a third part of mankind.
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