New American Standard Bible
This temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar; it was the sixth year of the reign of King Darius.
King James Bible
And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.
Darby Bible Translation
And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of king Darius.
World English Bible
This house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.
Young's Literal Translation
And this house hath gone out till the third day of the month Adar, that is in the sixth year of the reign of Darius the king.
Ezra 6:15 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
"Adar" was the twelfth or last month of the Jewish year, corresponding nearly with our March. The sixth year of Darius was 516-515 B.C.
Library"The Kingdom of God is at Hand"
The Messiah's coming had been first announced in Judea. In the temple at Jerusalem the birth of the forerunner had been foretold to Zacharias as he ministered before the altar. On the hills of Bethlehem the angels had proclaimed the birth of Jesus. To Jerusalem the magi had come in search of Him. In the temple Simeon and Anna had testified to His divinity. "Jerusalem, and all Judea" had listened to the preaching of John the Baptist; and the deputation from the Sanhedrin, with the multitude, had heard …
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages
The Johannine Writings
1 Kings 8:63
Solomon offered for the sacrifice of peace offerings, which he offered to the LORD, 22,000 oxen and 120,000 sheep. So the king and all the sons of Israel dedicated the house of the LORD.
Then that Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the house of God in Jerusalem; and from then until now it has been under construction and it is not yet completed.'
In the first month, which is the month Nisan, in the twelfth year of King Ahasuerus, Pur, that is the lot, was cast before Haman from day to day and from month to month, until the twelfth month, that is the month Adar.
In the eighth month of the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to Zechariah the prophet, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo saying,
'Therefore thus says the LORD, "I will return to Jerusalem with compassion; My house will be built in it," declares the LORD of hosts, "and a measuring line will be stretched over Jerusalem."'
"The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house, and his hands will finish it. Then you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent me to you.
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