Hebrew In the eighth month. A number of dates in Zechariah can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Persian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This month of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar occurred within the months of October and November 520
Hebrew On the twenty-fourth day of the eleventh month, the month of Shebat, in the second year of Darius. This event occurred on February 15, 519 ; also see note on 1:1 .
Hebrew and the measuring line will be stretched out over Jerusalem.
Verses 1:18-21 are numbered 2:1-4 in Hebrew text.