Haggai 1:1-4 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 In the second year of King Darius, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest: 1 In the second year of King Darius, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest:
2 Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say the time has not yet come to rebuild the Lord's house. 2 This is what the LORD Almighty says: "These people say, 'The time has not yet come for the LORD's house to be built.' "
3 Then the word of the Lord came by the prophet Haggai, saying: 3 Then the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai:
4 Is it a time for you yourselves to live in your paneled houses, while this house lies in ruins? 4 "Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?"