Haggai

Haggai 1 (BBT Translation)

1:1 On the first day of the sixth month of King Darius’ second year, the LORD spoke this message through the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak: The Indifference of the People 1:2 The LORD who rules over all says this: “These people have said, ‘The time for rebuilding the LORD’s temple has not yet come.’” 1:3 So the LORD spoke through the prophet Haggai as follows: 1:4 “Is it right for you to live in richly paneled houses while my temple is in ruins? 1:5 Here then is what the LORD who rules over all says: ‘Think carefully about what you are doing. 1:6 You have planted much, but have harvested little. You

Haggai 2 (BBT Translation)

The Glory to Come 2:1 On the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the LORD spoke again through the prophet Haggai: 2:2 “Ask the following questions to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak, and the remnant of the people: 2:3 ‘Who among you survivors saw the former splendor of this temple? How does it look to you now? Isn’t it nothing by comparison? 2:4 Even so, take heart, Zerubbabel,’ says the LORD. ‘Take heart, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and all you citizens of the land,’ says the LORD, ‘and begin to work. For I am with you,’ says the LORD who rules over all. 2:5 ‘Do not fear, because I made a promise to your