He and his officers and the people of the land did not obey the words of the Lord(A) that He spoke through Jeremiah the prophet.

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Command to Rebuild the Temple

In the second year of King Darius,[a](A) on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the Lord came through Haggai(B) the prophet to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel,(C) the governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest:(D)

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  1. Haggai 1:1 King of Persia reigned 522–486 b.c.

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