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The First Set of Messages:
Build the Lord’s House

In the second year of King Darius,[a] on the first day of the sixth month,[b] the word of the Lord came through[c] Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, the governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest.

This is what the Lord of Armies[d] says. This people has said, “It is not the right time for the House of the Lord to be built.”

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  1. Haggai 1:1 520 bc
  2. Haggai 1:1 August/September
  3. Haggai 1:1 Literally by the hand of
  4. Haggai 1:2 Traditionally Lord of Hosts. Hebrew Lord of Sebaoth. The sebaoth are the armies of heaven, namely, the stars and the angels.

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