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Haggai 1
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  • Verse 3

    Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,

    by Haggai
    Ezra 5:1; Zechariah 1:1


  • Verse 4

    Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and this house lie waste?

    to
    2 Samuel 7:2; Psalms 132:3-5; Matthew 6:33; Philippians 2:21
    and
    Psalms 74:7; 102:14; Jeremiah 26:6,18; 52:13; Lamentations 2:7; 4:1; Ezekiel 24:21; Daniel 9:17,18,26,27; Micah 3:12; Matthew 24:1,2


  • Verse 5

    Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

    thus
    7; 2:15-18; Lamentations 3:40; Ezekiel 18:28; Luke 15:17; 2 Corinthians 13:5; Galatians 6:4
    Consider your ways
    Heb. Set your heart on your ways.
    Exodus 7:23; 9:21; *marg:; Psalms 48:13; *marg:; Ezekiel 40:4; Daniel 6:14; 10:12


  • Verse 6

    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.

    have
    9; 2:16; Leviticus 26:20; Deuteronomy 28:38-40; 2 Samuel 21:1; Psalms 107:34; Isaiah 5:10; Jeremiah 14:4; Hosea 4:10; 8:7; Joel 1:10-13; Amos 4:6-9; Micah 6:14,15; Zechariah 8:10; Malachi 2:2; 3:9-11
    eat
    Leviticus 26:26; 1 Kings 17:12; Job 20:22; Jeremiah 44:18; Ezekiel 4:16,17
    with holes
    Heb. pierced through.
    Job 20:28; Zechariah 5:4


  • Verse 7

    Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

    See on ver
    5; Psalms 119:59,60; Isaiah 28:10; Philippians 3:1


  • Verse 8

    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.

    to
    2 Chronicles 2:8-10; Ezra 3:7; 6:4; Zechariah 11:1,2
    and build
    2-4; Jonah 3:1,2; Matthew 3:8,9
    and I will take
    1 Kings 9:3; 2 Chronicles 7:16; Psalms 87:2,3; 132:13,14
    I will be
    2:7; Exodus 29:43; Isaiah 60:7,13; 66:11; John 13:31,32


  • Verse 9

    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.

    Ye looked
    They had used all proper means in the cultivation of their lands, and had "sown much;" but when they rationally entertained the most sanguine expectations of a large increase, they were strangely disappointed; and even what they had brought home was unaccountably wasted, as if the Lord had "blown upon it," and driven it away! And the reason was, because they neglected the temple, and left it in ruins, whilst they eagerly employed themselves in building and decorating their own houses; therefore they were visited by drought and famine, and by various diseases on man and beast.
    6; 2:16,17; Isaiah 17:10,11; Malachi 3:8-11
    blow upon it
    or, blow it away.
    2 Samuel 22:16; 2 Kings 19:7; Isaiah 40:7; Malachi 2:2
    Why
    Job 10:2; Psalms 77:5-10
    Because
    4; Joshua 7:10-15; 2 Samuel 21:1; Matthew 10:37,38; 1 Corinthians 11:30-32; Revelation 2:4; 3:19