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Haggai 1 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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(Ezr 5:1 )
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:1 - In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in the first day of the month, hath a word of Jehovah been by the hand of Haggai the prophet, unto Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and unto Joshua son of Josedech, the high priest, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:2 - Thus spake Jehovah of Hosts, saying: This people! -- they have said, 'The time hath not come, The time the house of Jehovah is to be built.'
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:3 - And there is a word of Jehovah by the hand of Haggai the prophet, saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:4 - Is it time for you -- you! To dwell in your covered houses, And this house to lie waste?
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:5 - And now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Set your heart to your ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:6 - Ye have sown much, and brought in little, To eat, and not to satiety, To drink, and not to drunkenness, To clothe, and none hath heat, And he who is hiring himself out, Is hiring himself for a bag pierced through.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:7 - Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Set your heart to your ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:8 - Go up the mountain, and ye have brought in wood, And build the house, and I am pleased with it. And I am honoured, said Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:9 - Looking for much, and lo, little, And ye brought it home, and I blew on it, Wherefore? -- an affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts, Because of My house that is waste, And ye are running -- each to his house,
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:10 - Therefore, over you refrained have the heavens from dew, And the land hath refrained its increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:11 - And I proclaim draught on the land, And on the mountains, and on the corn, And on the new wine, and on the oil, And on what the ground doth bring forth, And on man, and on beast, And on all labour of the hands.'
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:12 - And Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, and Joshua son of Josedech, the high priest, and all the remnant of the people, do hearken to the voice of Jehovah their God, and unto the words of Haggai the prophet, as Jehovah their God had sent him, and the people are afraid of the face of Jehovah.
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:13 - And Haggai, messenger of Jehovah, in messages of Jehovah, speaketh to the people, saying: 'I am with you, an affirmation of Jehovah.'
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:14 - And Jehovah doth stir up the spirit of Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua son of Josedech, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people, and they come in, and do work in the house of Jehovah of Hosts their God,
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 1:15 - in the twenty and fourth day of the sixth month, in the second year of Darius the king.
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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