"You expected much, but see, it turned out to be little.5 What you brought home, I blew6 away. Why?" declares the LORD Almighty. "Because of my house, which remains a ruin,7 while each of you is busy with his own house.
Then Zerubbabel16 son of Shealtiel, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and the whole remnant17 of the people obeyed18 the voice of the LORD their God and the message of the prophet Haggai, because the LORD their God had sent him. And the people feared19 the LORD.
So the LORD stirred up23 the spirit of Zerubbabel24 son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua son of Jehozadak,25 the high priest, and the spirit of the whole remnant26 of the people. They came and began to work on the house of the LORD Almighty, their God,