Haggai 2:1-5 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by Haggai the prophet, 1 On the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the LORD came through the prophet Haggai:
2 "Speak now to Zerub'babel the son of She-al'ti-el, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehoz'adak, the high priest, and to all the remnant of the people, and say, 2 "Speak to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and to the remnant of the people. Ask them,
3 'Who is left among you that saw this house in its former glory? How do you see it now? Is it not in your sight as nothing? 3 'Who of you is left who saw this house in its former glory? How does it look to you now? Does it not seem to you like nothing?
4 Yet now take courage, O Zerub'babel, says the LORD; take courage, O Joshua, son of Jehoz'adak, the high priest; take courage, all you people of the land, says the LORD; work, for I am with you, says the LORD of hosts, 4 But now be strong, O Zerubbabel,' declares the LORD. 'Be strong, O Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people of the land,' declares the LORD, 'and work. For I am with you,' declares the LORD Almighty.
5 according to the promise that I made you when you came out of Egypt. My Spirit abides among you; fear not. 5 'This is what I covenanted with you when you came out of Egypt. And my Spirit remains among you. Do not fear.'