Then Jeshua son of Jehozadak joined his fellow priests and Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel with his family in rebuilding the altar of the God of Israel. They wanted to sacrifice burnt offerings on it, as instructed in the Law of Moses, the man of God.
Hebrew In the seventh month. The year is not specified, so it may have been during Cyrus’s first year (538 ) or second year (537 ). The seventh month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred within the months of September/October 538 and October/November 537
Hebrew Jozadak, a variant spelling of Jehozadak; also in 3:8 .
Hebrew On the first day of the seventh month. This day in the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred in September or October. The Festival of Shelters began on the fifteenth day of the seventh month.