And it came to pass in the seven and twentieth year
Of Jeconiah's captivity; or of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, as Jarchi, Kimchi, and Abendana, from Seder Olam Rabba F26, observe; though it was in the thirty fifth year of his reign that Tyre was taken by him; and after that Egypt was given him: in the first month, in the first day of the month:
the month Nisan, which answers to part of March, and part of April. According to Bishop Usher F1, it was on the twentieth of April, on the third day of the week (Tuesday), in 3432 A.M.or before Christ 572. Mr. Whiston F2 makes it to be a year sooner. This prophecy is not put in its proper place, as to order of time, since it was sixteen or seventeen years after the preceding, and the last of Ezekiel's prophecies; but is here placed, because it relates to the same subject as the former, the destruction of Egypt. The word of the Lord came unto me, saying;
F26 C. 26. p. 77.
F1 Annales Vet. Test. A. M. 3432.
F2 Chronological Tables, cent. 10.