Haggai 2:1-9 NLT

1 Then on October 17 of that same year,a the sent another message through the prophet Haggai.

References for Haggai 2:1

    • 2:1 - Hebrew on the twenty-first day of the seventh month, of the ancient Hebrew lunar calendar. This event (in the second year of Darius’s reign) occurred on October 17, 520; also see note on 1:1a .
      2 “Say this to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Jeshuab son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and to the remnant of God’s people there in the land:

      References for Haggai 2:2

        • 2:2 - Hebrew Joshua, a variant spelling of Jeshua; also in 2:4 .
          3 ‘Does anyone remember this house—this Temple—in its former splendor? How, in comparison, does it look to you now? It must seem like nothing at all!
          4 But now the says: Be strong, Zerubbabel. Be strong, Jeshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people still left in the land. And now get to work, for I am with you, says the of Heaven’s Armies.
          5 My Spirit remains among you, just as I promised when you came out of Egypt. So do not be afraid.’
          6 “For this is what the of Heaven’s Armies says: In just a little while I will again shake the heavens and the earth, the oceans and the dry land.
          7 I will shake all the nations, and the treasures of all the nations will be brought to this Temple. I will fill this place with glory, says the of Heaven’s Armies.
          8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, says the of Heaven’s Armies.
          9 The future glory of this Temple will be greater than its past glory, says the of Heaven’s Armies. And in this place I will bring peace. I, the of Heaven’s Armies, have spoken!”