BUL (būl). The eighth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year (1Kgs.6.38), fitting into November and/or December of our calendar. See [[Calendar]]. BUL bōōl (בּ֗וּל), the name of the eighth month of the year (Oct.-Nov.) according to the preexilic Canaanite system of names (see [[Calendar]]), preserved in 1 Kings 6:38 in dating the completion of Solomon’s Temple. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) Name of the 8th month of the Jewish year (1Ki 6:38). It is of Phoenician origin and signifies the month of rain, the beginning of the rainy season. See [[Calendar]].