They argue that by taking this exact five month period and dividing it into the 150 days, you will see that there must be five months of 30 days each and therefore a year would be 360 days.The Christian argument continues that the difference between a solar year of 365 ¼ days and the so-called prophetic year of 360 days is what caused the seven-year discrepancy in their interpretation of Daniel 9, and the resolution of the problem is accomplished by converting the time period from “” years to solar years.
Starting from the issuing of that decree, 7 and 62 weeks totaling 69 weeks of years (483 years), will pass and then the Messiah will come and in that same seven year period “” he will be cut off, but not for himself, but for the sins of mankind. Christian assert that their calculation proves that Jesus fulfilled this prophecy to the exact day.
They argue that that by multiplying 360 days by 483 years (69 weeks of years) you get 173,880 prophetic days.
To convert this to solar years, you divide the 173,880 days by 365 1/4 (days), and you will get 476 years.
These passages speak about the king giving Nehemiah “” (אגרות ~ Iggrot) for safe passage and permission to rebuild the Temple.
The building of Jerusalem was started and halted several times, and there are three additional decrees mentioned earlier in the Bible.