Haggai 1:15
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New International Version
on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month. In the second year of King Darius,

New Living Translation
on September 21 of the second year of King Darius's reign.

English Standard Version
on the twenty-fourth day of the month, in the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

New American Standard Bible
on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month in the second year of Darius the king.

King James Bible
In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month, in the second year of King Darius.

International Standard Version
This took place on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month of the second year of the reign of King Darius.

NET Bible
This took place on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month of King Darius' second year.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They began on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month in Darius' second year as king.

Jubilee Bible 2000
in the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

King James 2000 Bible
In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

American King James Version
In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

American Standard Version
in the four and twentieth day of the month, in the sixth month , in the second year of Darius the king.

Douay-Rheims Bible
In the four and twentieth day of the month, in the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king, they began.

Darby Bible Translation
in the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

English Revised Version
in the four and twentieth day of the month, in the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

Webster's Bible Translation
In the four and twentieth day of the same month, in the second year of Darius the king.

World English Bible
in the twenty-fourth day of the month, in the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

Young's Literal Translation
in the twenty and fourth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.
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Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary

1:12-15 The people returned to God in the way of duty. In attending to God's ministers, we must have respect to him that sent them. The word of the Lord has success, when by his grace he stirs up our spirits to comply with it. It is in the day of Divine power we are made willing. When God has work to be done, he will either find or make men fit to do it. Every one helped, as his ability was; and this they did with a regard to the Lord as their God. Those who have lost time, need to redeem time; and the longer we have loitered in folly, the more haste we should make. God met them in a way of mercy. Those who work for him, have him with them; and if he be for us, who can be against us? This should stir us up to be diligent.

Pulpit Commentary

Verse 15. - In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month. The first admonition had been made on the first day of this month; the three intervening weeks had doubtless been spent in planning and preparing materials, and obtaining workmen from the neighbouring villages. The note of time is introduced to show how prompt was their obedience, and the exact time when "they came and did work in the house of the Lord" (ver. 14). Some, on insufficient grounds, consider this clause to be an interpolation from Haggai 2:10, 18, with a change of "ninth" to "sixth month." In the Latin Vulgate, in Tischendorf's Septuagint, and in many editions of the Hebrew Bible, the whole of this verse is wrongly annexed to the following chapter. St. Jerome arranges it as in the Authorized Version. It is possible that, as St. Cyril takes it, the words, in the second year of Darius the king, ought to begin ch. 2. The king's reign has been already notified in ver. 1, and it seems natural to affix the date at the commencement of the second address.





Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month,.... Or, "in the four and twentieth of the month, in the sixth"; in that sixth month before mentioned, Haggai 1:1. On this day they came and worked; not the sixth from Tisri, for the Jews had two ways of beginning their years, which would have answered to part of February; and, therefore, chose by some interpreters as being a proper time to begin building; but no regard is had to the fitness of the season, but to the order of the Lord; but the sixth month from Nisan, and answers to part of August; for so the months are reckoned in the prophecy of Zechariah, who began to prophecy the same year as Haggai did; see Zechariah 1:1 Zechariah 7:1 this was three and twenty days after the prophecy was delivered out; during which time they might be employed in cutting of stones, and sawing and hewing of wood, as Jarchi suggests, and preparing for work in the temple:

in the second year of Darius the king; See Gill on Haggai 1:1. Here some begin a new chapter, but wrongly; since, if these words do not belong to the preceding, there would be a contradiction in joining them with the beginning of the next.

Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

15. four and twentieth day—twenty-three days after the first message of Haggai (Hag 1:1).

Haggai 1:15 Additional Commentaries
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The People Obey
14So the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and worked on the house of the LORD of hosts, their God, 15on the twenty-fourth day of the sixth month in the second year of Darius the king.
Cross References
Haggai 1:14
So the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua son of Jozadak, the high priest, and the spirit of the whole remnant of the people. They came and began to work on the house of the LORD Almighty, their God,

Haggai 2:1
on the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai:

Zechariah 1:1
In the eighth month of the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to the prophet Zechariah son of Berekiah, the son of Iddo:
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In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.

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