Ezra 6:15 NLT

15 The Temple was completed on March 12, during the sixth year of King Darius’s reign.

References for Ezra 6:15

    • d 6:15 - Aramaic on the third day of the month Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in Ezra can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Persian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This day was March 12, 515

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      • a 6:3 - Aramaic Its height will be 60 cubits [27.6 meters], and its width will be 60 cubits. It is commonly held that this verse should be emended to read: “Its height will be 30 cubits [45 feet or 13.8 meters], its length will be 60 cubits [90 feet or 27.6 meters], and its width will be 20 cubits [30 feet or 9.2 meters]”; compare 1 Kgs 6:2 . The emendation regarding the width is supported by the Syriac version.
      • b 6:6 - Aramaic the province beyond the river; also in 6:6b, 8, 13 .
      • c 6:11 - Aramaic a dunghill.
      • d 6:15 - Aramaic on the third day of the month Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in Ezra can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Persian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This day was March 12, 515
      • e 6:19 - Hebrew On the fourteenth day of the first month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This day was April 21, 515 ; also see note on 6:15 .
      • f 6:22 - King Darius of Persia is here identified as the king of Assyria because Persia had conquered the Babylonian Empire, which included the earlier Assyrian Empire.