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Java:Cannot format given Object as a Date

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I tried this and:
public void setRec_date(String string) {
                                    
            recDate = (String)dateFormat.format(string);
      }
When I run the program the error is : Cannot format given Object as a Date

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Commented:
also I defined as a class var :
private SimpleDateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("dd MMM yyyy");
      
public void setRec_date(String string) {
                             
          recDate = (String)dateFormat.format(string);
     }
When I run the program the error is : Cannot format given Object as a Date

Thank you
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Commented:
Can you provide a Date object instead of a String object, to your method?
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Commented:
If not, then will the data within the String be in a particular format?

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Commented:
NO.  Because after the sql execution the field is in a string.
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