Haggai  


Haggai sought to challenge the people of God concerning their priorities.

He called them to reverence and glorify God by building the Temple in spite of local and official opposition. He exhorted them to turn from the uncleanness of their ways and to trust in God's sovereign power.

The Book of Haggai is a reminder of the problems the people of God faced at this time, how the people courageously trusted in God and how God provided for their needs.
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Authorship: (Assumed)Unknown
Year Written: (Assumed)520 BC
Manuscript: (Earliest Available)1010 AD - Complete - Leningrad Codex (Masoretic Text)
Scripture Type:Old Testament
The first of the two main divisions of the Christian Bible, comprising the Law, the Prophets and the Hagiographa. It is considered the complete Bible of the Jews including the Torah
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Haggai   |   Chapter: 1   |   Verses: 15
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1 Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD's house should be built.
2 Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,
3 Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and this house lie waste?
4 Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
5 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.
6 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
7 Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.
8 Ye looked for much, and lo, it came to little; and when ye brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.
9 Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.
10 And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon that which the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labour of the hands.
11 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the LORD their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him, and the people did fear before the LORD.
12 Then spake Haggai the LORD's messenger in the LORD's message unto the people, saying, I am with you, saith the LORD.
13 And the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and did work in the house of the LORD of hosts, their God,
14 In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.
Haggai   |   Chapter: 1   |   Verses: 15
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