August Say “Hello” to August; the eighth month of the calendar year, and “Hello” to a fresh start. The number eight in the Bible signifies Resurrection and Regeneration. It is the number of a new beginning. Eight is 7 plus 1 and since it comes just after seven, which in itself signifies an end or a completion to something, the eight is correlated with the beginning of a new era. The Bible says: “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!