" 'Now give careful thought1 to this from this day ona--consider how things were before one stone was laid2 on another in the LORD's temple.316
When anyone came to a heap4 of twenty measures, there were only ten. When anyone went to a wine vat5 to draw fifty measures, there were only twenty.617
I struck all the work of your hands7 with blight,8 mildew and hail,9 yet you did not turn10 to me,' declares the LORD.1118
'From this day on, from this twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, give careful thought12 to the day when the foundation13 of the LORD's temple was laid. Give careful thought:
Is there yet any seed left in the barn? Until now, the vine and the fig tree, the pomegranate14 and the olive tree have not borne fruit.15 " 'From this day on I will bless16 you.' "