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A Call to Build the House of Adonai

In the second year of King Darius, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of Adonai came through Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah[a], and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, kohen gadol[b]: “Thus says Adonai-Tzva’ot: ‘This people say the time has not come—the time for the House of Adonai to be rebuilt.’”

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  1. Haggai 1:1 cf. Matt. 1:13-13; Luke 3:27.
  2. Haggai 1:1 Yehoshua and Yeshua are variants.