Haggai 2:12-22 NIV

12 If someone carries consecrated meat in the fold of their garment, and that fold touches some bread or stew, some wine, olive oil or other food, does it become consecrated?’ ” The priests answered, “No.”

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13 Then Haggai said, “If a person defiled by contact with a dead body touches one of these things, does it become defiled?” “Yes,” the priests replied, “it becomes defiled.”

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14 Then Haggai said, “ ‘So it is with this people and this nation in my sight,’ declares the LORD. ‘Whatever they do and whatever they offer there is defiled.

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15 “ ‘Now give careful thought to this from this day ona —consider how things were before one stone was laid on another in the LORD’s temple.

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    • c 2:15 - Or "to the days past"
      16 When anyone came to a heap of twenty measures, there were only ten. When anyone went to a wine vat to draw fifty measures, there were only twenty.

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      17 I struck all the work of your hands with blight, mildew and hail, yet you did not return to me,’ declares the LORD.

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      18 ‘From this day on, from this twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, give careful thought to the day when the foundation of the LORD’s temple was laid. Give careful thought:

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      19 Is there yet any seed left in the barn? Until now, the vine and the fig tree, the pomegranate and the olive tree have not borne fruit. “ ‘From this day on I will bless you.’ ”

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      Zerubbabel the LORD’s Signet Ring

      20 The word of the LORD came to Haggai a second time on the twenty-fourth day of the month:

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          21 “Tell Zerubbabel governor of Judah that I am going to shake the heavens and the earth.

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          22 I will overturn royal thrones and shatter the power of the foreign kingdoms. I will overthrow chariots and their drivers; horses and their riders will fall, each by the sword of his brother.

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