Haggai 2:1-5 CSB

Encouragement and Promise

1 On the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the Lord came through Haggai the prophet:

References for Haggai 2:1

      2 "Speak to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, to the high priest Joshua son of Jehozadak, and to the remnant of the people:
      3 Who is left among you who saw this house in its former glory? How does it look to you now? Doesn't it seem like nothing to you?a

      References for Haggai 2:3

        • a 2:3 - Lit Is it not in your eyes?
          4 Even so, be strong, Zerubbabel"-the Lord's declaration.b "Be strong, Joshua son of Jehozadak, high priest. Be strong, all you people of the land"-the Lord's declaration. "Work! For I am with you"c-the declaration of the Lord of Hosts.

          References for Haggai 2:4

            • b 2:4 - Jos 1:6-9; 1 Ch 28:10,20
            • c 2:4 - Zch 8:9
              5 "[This is] the promise I made to you when you came out of Egypt,d and My Spirit is present among you; don't be afraid."

              References for Haggai 2:5

                • d 2:5 - Ex 33:14-17