In the 1secondyear of Darius the king, on the firstday of the sixthmonth, the word of the LORDcame by the prophet2Haggai to 3Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, 4governor of Judah, and to 5Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the highpriest, saying,
2"Thussays the LORD of ahosts, 'Thispeoplesays, "The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt.""'
Then the word of the LORDcame by Haggai the prophet, saying,
"Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneledhouses while thishouse6lies desolate ?"
5Now therefore, thussays the LORD of hosts, "bConsider your ways !
"You have 7sownmuch, but charvestlittle ; you eat, but there is not enough to be satisfied ; you drink, but there is dnot enough to becomedrunk ; you put on clothing, but noone is warm enough; and he who earns, earnswages to put into a purse with holes."