Hebrew on the twenty-first day of the seventh month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This event (in the second year of Darius’s reign) occurred on October 17, 520 ; also see note on 1:1a .
Hebrew Joshua, a variant spelling of Jeshua; also in 2:4 .
Hebrew On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar (similarly in 2:18 ). This event occurred on December 18, 520 ; also see note on 1:1a .
Or On this eighteenth day of December, think about the day.