And the Lord spake unto Moses the selfsame day
On which he finished the reading of the law, and the above song, which was the seventh of Adar or February; according to the Targum of Jonathan, the day he died on; according to the Egyptian Calendar F1, it was the sixteenth of that month, see ( Deuteronomy 34:5 ) ;
F1 Apud Ludolf. Lex. Ethiop. p. 537.