New Living Translation
The Temple was completed on March 12, during the sixth year of King Darius's reign.
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
CommentaryEzra 6:15 Parallel Commentaries
'In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month, came the word of the Lord by the prophet Haggai, saying, 2. Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and to the residue of the people, saying, 3. Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory? and how do ye see it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison of it as nothing? 4. Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the Lord; and be strong, O Joshua, …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"Not by Might, nor by Power"
The Return of the Exiles
A Sermon on Isaiah xxvi. By John Knox.
1 Kings 8:63
Solomon offered to the LORD a peace offering of 22,000 cattle and 120,000 sheep and goats. And so the king and all the people of Israel dedicated the Temple of the LORD.
So this Sheshbazzar came and laid the foundations of the Temple of God in Jerusalem. The people have been working on it ever since, though it is not yet completed.'
So in the month of April, during the twelfth year of King Xerxes' reign, lots were cast in Haman's presence (the lots were called [purim]) to determine the best day and month to take action. And the day selected was March 7, nearly a year later.
In November of the second year of King Darius's reign, the LORD gave this message to the prophet Zechariah son of Berekiah and grandson of Iddo:
"'Therefore, this is what the LORD says: I have returned to show mercy to Jerusalem. My Temple will be rebuilt, says the LORD of Heaven's Armies, and measurements will be taken for the reconstruction of Jerusalem.'
"Zerubbabel is the one who laid the foundation of this Temple, and he will complete it. Then you will know that the LORD of Heaven's Armies has sent me.
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