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Haggai 1

Introduction

Overview

Haggai 1:1, The time when Haggai prophesied; Haggai 1:2, He reproves the people for neglecting the building of the house; Haggai 1:7, He incites them to the building; Haggai 1:12, He promises them, being forward, God’s assistance.

Verse 1

second: Haggai 2:1, Haggai 2:10, Haggai 2:20, Ezra 4:24, Ezra 5:1, Ezra 5:2, Zechariah 1:1

the sixth: Elul the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year, answering to a part of September.

by Haggai: Heb. by the hand of Haggai, Exodus 4:13, 1 Kings 14:18, 2 Kings 14:25, Ezra 6:14

unto: Haggai 1:12, Haggai 1:14, Haggai 2:2, Haggai 2:4, Haggai 2:21-Isaiah :, 1 Chronicles 3:17, 1 Chronicles 3:19, Salathiel, Ezra 2:2, Ezra 3:2, Ezra 3:8, Ezra 4:2, Ezra 5:2, Nehemiah 7:7, Zechariah 4:6-2 Samuel :, Matthew 1:12, Matthew 1:13, Zorobabel, Salathiel, Luke 3:27

governor: or, captain, Ezra 1:8, Ezra 2:63, Nehemiah 5:14, Nehemiah 8:9

Joshua: Ezra 2:2, Ezra 3:8, Ezra 5:2, Nehemiah 12:1, Nehemiah 12:10

Josedech: 1 Chronicles 6:14, 1 Chronicles 6:15, Jehozadak

Reciprocal: Ezra 5:14 - whom Ezra 10:18 - Jeshua Nehemiah 12:7 - of Jeshua Haggai 1:15 - General Zechariah 3:1 - Joshua Zechariah 4:12 - through Zechariah 4:14 - These Zechariah 6:11 - Joshua Zechariah 8:9 - the prophets Malachi 1:1 - by

Verse 2

This: Numbers 13:31, Ezra 4:23, Ezra 4:24, Ezra 5:1, Ezra 5:2, Nehemiah 4:10, Proverbs 22:13, Proverbs 26:13-Nehemiah :, Proverbs 29:25, Ecclesiastes 9:10, Ecclesiastes 11:4, Song of Solomon 5:2, Song of Solomon 5:3

Reciprocal: Haggai 1:8 - and build Matthew 6:33 - seek Matthew 8:21 - suffer Matthew 25:18 - and hid Matthew 26:8 - To Luke 9:59 - suffer Acts 24:25 - when

Verse 3

by Haggai: Ezra 5:1, Zechariah 1:1

Verse 4

to: 2 Samuel 7:2, Psalms 132:3-Deuteronomy :, Matthew 6:33, Philippians 2:21

and: Psalms 74:7, Psalms 102:14, Jeremiah 26:6, Jeremiah 26:18, Jeremiah 52:13, Lamentations 2:7, Lamentations 4:1, Ezekiel 24:21, Daniel 9:17, Daniel 9:18, Daniel 9:26, Daniel 9:27, Micah 3:12, Matthew 24:1, Matthew 24:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:2 - to decline Leviticus 19:25 - General Deuteronomy 8:12 - and hast built 2 Kings 7:9 - they said one 1 Chronicles 17:1 - I dwell Nehemiah 7:4 - the houses Proverbs 3:9 - General Jeremiah 22:14 - ceiled with cedar Ezekiel 41:16 - ceiled with wood Haggai 1:9 - Because Haggai 2:14 - So is this people

Verse 5

thus: Haggai 1:7, Haggai 2:15-Job :, 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, Exodus 9:21,*marg. Psalms 48:13, *marg. Ezekiel 40:4, Daniel 6:14, Daniel 10:12

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 7:9 - they said one 1 Chronicles 22:19 - set your 2 Chronicles 11:16 - set Psalms 50:22 - consider Psalms 107:37 - which may Psalms 119:59 - thought Proverbs 4:26 - Ponder Proverbs 21:29 - he directeth Ecclesiastes 7:2 - living Ecclesiastes 7:14 - but Isaiah 44:19 - considereth in his heart Isaiah 46:8 - bring Jeremiah 8:6 - saying Jeremiah 31:21 - set thine Ezekiel 18:14 - considereth Micah 6:9 - hear 1 Corinthians 11:28 - let a Hebrews 3:1 - consider

Verse 6

have: Haggai 1:9, Haggai 2:16, Leviticus 26:20, Deuteronomy 28:38-Matthew :, 2 Samuel 21:1, Psalms 107:34, Isaiah 5:10, Jeremiah 14:4, Hosea 4:10, Hosea 8:7, Joel 1:10-1 Chronicles :, Amos 4:6-1 Samuel :, Micah 6:14, Micah 6:15, Zechariah 8:10, Malachi 2:2, Malachi 3:9-1 Kings :

eat: Leviticus 26:26, 1 Kings 17:12, Job 20:22, Jeremiah 44:18, Ezekiel 4:16, Ezekiel 4:17

with holes: Heb. pierced through, Job 20:28, Zechariah 5:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:16 - and ye shall Deuteronomy 11:15 - eat and be full Deuteronomy 28:17 - General Psalms 107:37 - which may Psalms 132:15 - bless her provision Proverbs 11:24 - but Ecclesiastes 11:6 - thou knowest Isaiah 65:23 - shall Jeremiah 12:13 - sown Daniel 1:15 - their Hosea 2:9 - take Amos 4:8 - but Amos 5:11 - ye have built Matthew 14:20 - were Luke 12:33 - provide

Verse 7

Haggai 1:5, Psalms 119:59, Psalms 119:60, Isaiah 28:10, Philippians 3:1

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 8:47 - Yet if they Proverbs 4:26 - Ponder Proverbs 21:29 - he directeth Isaiah 46:8 - bring Jeremiah 8:6 - saying Ezekiel 18:14 - considereth Haggai 2:15 - consider 1 Corinthians 11:28 - let a 2 Corinthians 13:5 - Examine

Verse 8

to: 2 Chronicles 2:8-2 Samuel :, Ezra 3:7, Ezra 6:4, Zechariah 11:1, Zechariah 11:2

and build: Haggai 1:2-Numbers :, Jonah 3:1, Jonah 3:2, Matthew 3:8, Matthew 3:9

and I will take: 1 Kings 9:3, 2 Chronicles 7:16, Psalms 87:2, Psalms 87:3, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14

I will be: Haggai 2:7, Exodus 29:43, Isaiah 60:7, Isaiah 60:13, Isaiah 66:11, John 13:31, John 13:32

Reciprocal: Ezra 6:14 - according Isaiah 46:13 - Israel John 15:8 - is Acts 12:20 - because

Verse 9

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. Haggai 1:6, Haggai 2:16, Haggai 2:17, Isaiah 17:10, Isaiah 17:11, Malachi 3:8-1 Kings :

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 77:5-2 Samuel :

Because: Haggai 1:4, Joshua 7:10-Ezra :, 2 Samuel 21:1, Matthew 10:37, Matthew 10:38, 1 Corinthians 11:30-Jonah :, Revelation 2:4, Revelation 3:19

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:25 - General Leviticus 26:20 - for your land Deuteronomy 11:17 - shut up Deuteronomy 16:16 - and they shall Deuteronomy 28:16 - in the field 1 Chronicles 17:1 - I dwell Ezra 9:9 - to set up Psalms 132:15 - bless her provision Proverbs 11:24 - but Ecclesiastes 5:6 - destroy Ecclesiastes 5:14 - those Isaiah 5:10 - one Isaiah 40:24 - he shall also Ezekiel 21:31 - I will blow Daniel 1:15 - their Hosea 9:2 - floor

Verse 10

Leviticus 26:19, Deuteronomy 28:23, Deuteronomy 28:24, 1 Kings 8:35, 1 Kings 17:1, Jeremiah 14:1-Joshua :, Hosea 2:9, Joel 1:18-Proverbs :

Reciprocal: Psalms 105:16 - Moreover Psalms 107:37 - which may Amos 4:7 - I have Zechariah 8:12 - the heavens

Verse 11

I called: Deuteronomy 28:22, 1 Kings 17:1, 2 Kings 8:1, Job 34:29, Lamentations 1:21, Amos 5:8, Amos 7:4, Amos 9:6

upon all: Haggai 2:17

Reciprocal: Psalms 105:16 - Moreover Psalms 107:37 - which may Isaiah 19:15 - General Jeremiah 3:3 - the showers Jeremiah 8:13 - there Joel 1:10 - the new Amos 4:7 - I have

Verse 12

Zerubbabel: Haggai 1:14, Ezra 5:2, Isaiah 55:10, Isaiah 55:11, Colossians 1:6, 1 Thessalonians 1:5, 1 Thessalonians 1:6, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 1 Thessalonians 2:14

fear: Genesis 22:12, Psalms 112:1, Proverbs 1:7, Ecclesiastes 12:13, Isaiah 50:10, Acts 9:31, Hebrews 12:28

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 3:19 - Zerubbabel 1 Chronicles 6:15 - Jehozadak Ezra 2:2 - Zerubbabel Ezra 3:2 - Jeshua Ezra 5:16 - laid Ezra 6:14 - through Nehemiah 12:1 - Zerubbabel Zephaniah 2:7 - the remnant Zechariah 3:1 - Joshua Zechariah 8:9 - the prophets Matthew 1:12 - and

Verse 13

the Lord's: Judges 2:1, *marg. Isaiah 42:19, Isaiah 44:26, Ezekiel 3:17, Malachi 2:7, Malachi 3:1, 2 Corinthians 5:20

I am: Haggai 2:4, 2 Chronicles 15:2, 2 Chronicles 20:17, 2 Chronicles 32:8, Psalms 46:7, Psalms 46:11, Isaiah 8:8-2 Samuel :, Isaiah 41:10, Isaiah 43:2, Jeremiah 15:20, Jeremiah 20:11, Jeremiah 30:11, Matthew 1:23, Matthew 18:20, Matthew 28:20, Acts 18:9, Acts 18:10, Romans 8:31, 2 Timothy 4:17, 2 Timothy 4:22

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:10 - displeased Nehemiah 2:18 - So they strengthened Job 33:23 - a messenger

Verse 14

stirred: 1 Chronicles 5:26, 2 Chronicles 36:22, Ezra 1:1, Ezra 1:5, Ezra 7:27, Ezra 7:28, Psalms 110:3, 1 Corinthians 12:4-1 Kings :, 2 Corinthians 8:16, Hebrews 13:21

governor of: Haggai 1:1, Haggai 2:21

and they: Ezra 5:2, Ezra 5:8, Nehemiah 4:6, 1 Corinthians 15:58, Philippians 2:12, Philippians 2:13

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 6:15 - Jehozadak Ezra 1:8 - Sheshbazzar Ezra 2:2 - Zerubbabel Ezra 3:2 - Jeshua Ezra 5:14 - whom Nehemiah 2:18 - So they strengthened Nehemiah 12:1 - Zerubbabel Ecclesiastes 4:9 - are Haggai 1:12 - Zerubbabel Haggai 2:18 - even Zechariah 1:16 - my house Zechariah 6:11 - Joshua Matthew 1:12 - and 2 Peter 1:13 - to stir

Verse 15

Haggai 1:1, Haggai 2:1, Haggai 2:10, Haggai 2:20

Reciprocal: Ezra 4:24 - Darius Haggai 2:18 - even Zechariah 1:1 - the eighth

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Haggai 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/haggai-1.html.