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Haggai 1:7-11 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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7 Thus says the Lord of hosts: Consider how you have fared. 7 This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Give careful thought to your ways.
8 Go up to the hills and bring wood and build the house, so that I may take pleasure in it and be honored, says the Lord. 8 Go up into the mountains and bring down timber and build the house, so that I may take pleasure in it and be honored," says the LORD.
9 You have looked for much, and, lo, it came to little; and when you brought it home, I blew it away. Why? says the Lord of hosts. Because my house lies in ruins, while all of you hurry off to your own houses. 9 "You expected much, but see, it turned out to be little. What you brought home, I blew away. Why?" declares the LORD Almighty. "Because of my house, which remains a ruin, while each of you is busy with his own house.
10 Therefore the heavens above you have withheld the dew, and the earth has withheld its produce. 10 Therefore, because of you the heavens have withheld their dew and the earth its crops.
11 And I have called for a drought on the land and the hills, on the grain, the new wine, the oil, on what the soil produces, on human beings and animals, and on all their labors. 11 I called for a drought on the fields and the mountains, on the grain, the new wine, the oil and whatever the ground produces, on men and cattle, and on the labor of your hands."