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  • On the 28th of February they celebrated her thirtieth birthday.
  • He'd already broken promises of finding his lifemate by his thirtieth, his thirty-first, his thirty-second birthdays.
  • 1, where the meaning of the date " thirtieth year " is obscure; it cannot refer to his age (which would be otherwise expressed in Hebrew), or to the reform of Josiah, 621 (which is not elsewhere employed as an epoch); possibly the reference is to the era of Nabopolassar (626 according to the Canon of Ptolemy), if chronological inexactness be supposed (34 or 33 years instead of 30), a supposition not at all improbable.
  • That the word " thirtieth " is old, appears from the fact that a scribe has added a gloss (vv.
  • 2, 3) to bring this statement into accord with the usual way of reckoning in the book: the "thirtieth" year, he explains, is the fifth year of the captivity of Jehoiachin.

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