Haggai 1:9; Haggai 1:11; Haggai 2:3; Haggai 2:5; Haggai 2:14; Haggai 2:18
"You look for much, but behold, it comes to little; when you bring it home, I blow it away. Why ?" declares the LORD of hosts, "Because of My house which lies desolate, while each of you runs to his own house.
"I called for a drought on the land, on the mountains, on the grain, on the new wine, on the oil, on what the ground produces, on men, on cattle, and on all the labor of your hands."
'Who is left among you who saw this temple in its former glory? And how do you see it now? Does it not seem to you like nothing in comparison?
'As for the promise which I made you when you came out of Egypt, My Spirit is abiding in your midst; do not fear!'
Then Haggai said, " 'So is this people. And so is this nation before Me,' declares the LORD , 'and so is every work of their hands; and what they offer there is unclean.
'Do consider from this day onward, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month; from the day when the temple of the LORD was founded, consider :