15 This temple was completed on the third day of the 1month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King Darius.
16 And the sons of Israel, the priests, the Levites and the rest of the exiles *, 2celebrated the dedication of this house of God with joy.
17 They offered for the dedication of this temple of God 100 bulls, 200 rams, 400 * lambs, and as a sin offering for all Israel * male goats, corresponding to the number of the tribes of Israel.
18 Then they appointed the priests to 3their divisions and the Levites in 4their orders for the service of God in Jerusalem, 5as it is written in the book of Moses.