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Subject: a message from the Lord.

To: Haggai the prophet, who delivered it to Zerubbabel (son of Shealtiel), governor of Judah; and to Joshua (son of Josedech), the High Priest—for it was addressed to them.[a]

When: In late August of the second year of the reign of King Darius I.

“Why is everyone saying it is not the right time for rebuilding my Temple?” asks the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Haggai 1:1 for it was addressed to them, that is, to the exiles who had returned from Babylon to rebuild Jerusalem.

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