Book of Haggai
Book of Haggai is a book of the Hebrew Bible or Tanakh, and is the third-to-last of the Twelve Minor Prophets. It is a short book, consisting of only two chapters. The historical setting dates around 520 BC before the Temple had been rebuilt. The original text was written in Biblical Hebrew.
Chapter 1 Edit
- "Think carefully about your behaviour."
- NRSV, 1:7
- Go up into the hills, fetch timber and rebuild the House; and I shall take pleasure in it and manifest my glory there -- Yahweh says.
- NRSV, 1:8
- The abundance you expected proved to be little. When you brought the harvest in, I blasted it. And why? - Yahweh Sabaoth declares. Because while my House lies in ruins, each of you is busy with his own house.
- NRSV, 1:9
- That is why the sky has withheld the rain and the earth withheld its yield.
- NRSV, 1:10
- I have called down drought on land and hills, on grain, on new wine, on olive oil and on all the produce of the ground, on humans and animals and all your labours."
- NRSV, 1:11