Then Haggai, the messenger of the LORD, spoke to the people with the LORD's message, "I am with you, says the LORD."
And the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerub'babel the son of She-al'ti-el, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Jehoz'adak, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and worked on the house of the LORD of hosts, their God,
on the twenty-fourth day of the month, in the sixth month. In the second year of Darius the king,
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