Hebrew On the first day of the twelfth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This event occurred on March 3, 585 ; also see note on 1:1 .
Hebrew On the fifteenth day of the month, presumably in the twelfth month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar (see 32:1 ). This would put this message at the end of King Jehoiachin’s twelfth year of captivity, on March 17, 585 ; also see note on 1:1 . Greek version reads On the fifteenth day of the first month, which would put this message on April 27, 586, at the beginning of Jehoiachin’s twelfth year.