6:1 In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites left Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon’s reign over Israel, during the month Ziv 1 (the second month), he began building the Lord’s temple.
1 sn During the month Ziv. This would be April-May, 966
2 tn Heb “ built the house and completed it.”
3 tn Heb “the house.”
4 tn The word occurs only here; the precise meaning is uncertain.
5 tn Heb “and rows with cedar wood.”