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15 The Temple was completed on March 12,[a] during the sixth year of King Darius’s reign.

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  1. 6:15 Aramaic on the third day of the month Adar, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. A number of events in Ezra can be cross-checked with dates in surviving Persian records and related accurately to our modern calendar. This day was March 12, 515 B.c.

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