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Haggai (Readings - A New Biblical Commentary)

by Tim Meadowcroft

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Published by Sheffield Phoenix Press Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • Books of the Old Testament,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Religion / Bible / General,
  • Religion,
  • Bibles,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8774953M
    ISBN 101905048599
    ISBN 109781905048595

    A Call to Rebuild the Temple (1 In the second year of the reign of Darius, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the LORD came through Haggai the prophet to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, a the high priest, stating 2 that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: “These people say, ‘The time has not yet come to rebuild the house of the.   Published on This is the holy book of Haggai, known simply as "Haggai". The recording is dramatized, from the King James Bible. This .

    Author and Date. The book of Haggai contains messages delivered by the prophet Haggai, and thus it is reasonable to consider Haggai its author. Nothing is known of his genealogy. The specific mention of the “second year of Darius” places the book in the year ical Background. Haggai ministered among the Jews who had returned to Judea after some 70 years of exile in Babylon. OBSERVATIONS ABOUT HAGGAI: Haggai is second only to Obadiah in brevity among the books of the Old Testament. Haggai’s name is mentioned 9 times in the book. Haggai is known only from this book as well as two references to him in the Book of Ezra. • Ezra • Ezra Haggai returned from Babylon with the remnant that returned.

    Haggai Commentary Introduction Let’s open our Bibles to the Book of Haggai. Haggai – Zechariah – Malachi – Matthew The year was BC. God’s people had returned from exile in Persia in – 19 years earlier. They came for one major purpose – to rebuild the Temple that had been destroyed by . Haggai synonyms, Haggai pronunciation, Haggai translation, English dictionary definition of Haggai. A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc. n. Haggai - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity. Book of Haggai, Aggeus.


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Haggai (Readings - A New Biblical Commentary) by Tim Meadowcroft Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Call to Build the House of the Lord. 1 In the second year of King Darius, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the Lord came through the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jozadak, [] the high priest: 2 This is what the Lord Almighty says: “These people say, ‘The time has not yet come to rebuild the Lord ’s house.

Haggai - חַגַּי - is the tenth of the twelve prophets in the Book of the Twelve in Hebrew Scripture. The Book of the Twelve Prophets was originally on one parchment roll because of the brevity of the text, and together formed one Book of the 24 Books of Hebrew Scripture.

Go To Haggai Index. Title: The prophecy bears the name of its author. Because his name means “festal one”, it is suggested that Haggai was born on a feast day. Haggai is the second shortest book in the Old Testament (Obadiah is shorter), and is quoted by the New Testament once (compare Heb.

Haggai was a prophet who wrote his book eighteen years after the Israelites had returned from the Babylonian captivity to gh they may have been eager to return to their homeland, it takes them a while to start rebuilding.

Due perhaps to getting overwhelmed by the sheer amount of work it would take to recover the city, or for whatever reason unlisted by the Bible, it takes. The concise, bare bones style of the book of Haggai has led some scholars to believe it is a summary of a longer, more detailed work that has since been lost.

Date Written. Written To. Post-exilic Jews and today's Bible readers. Landscape of the Book of Haggai. : Jack Zavada. The Book of Haggai is a reminder of the problems the people of God faced at this time, how the people courageously trusted in God, and how God provided for their needs.

Key Verses: Haggai"Is it Haggai book time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?" Haggai"Now this is what the LORD Almighty.

The Book of Haggai, the 10th book of the Twelve (Minor) Prophets, is a brief work of only two chapters. Written about bce by the prophet Haggai, the book contains four oracles. The first oracle calls for Zerubbabel, the governor of Judaea, and Joshua. The book of Haggai is Narrative History and Prophetic Oracle.

The prophet Haggai wrote it approximately B.C. Haggai is among the most carefully and precisely dated books in the entire Bible. It is a post-exilic book, meaning it was written after (post) the captivity (exile) in Babylon.

Key personalities are Haggai, Zerubbabel, and Joshua. The book of Haggai reminds the exiled rebuilders of Jerusalem to give God their primary allegiance and not rebel against the covenant like their ancestors. Shattered Expectations.

The people felt discouraged because their temple looked unimpressive, but Haggai reminded them to keep working and hope in God's promise of a New Jerusalem. Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary Haggai. Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Book Overview - Haggai. Author and Time of Writing.

The book of Haggai is the first of the three post-exile prophets. Haggai was a contemporary of Zechariah. His name means "my feast(s)" or. 13 Then Haggai, the Lord ’s messenger, gave this message of the Lord to the people: “I am with you,” declares the Lord.

14 So the Lord stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua son of Jozadak, the high priest, and the spirit of the whole remnant of the people. Apart from Obadiah, Haggai is the shortest book in the OT, but its teachings are none the less significant.

Haggai clearly shows the consequences of disobedience (,11; –17) and obedience ().When the people give priority to God and his house, they are blessed rather than cursed (cf. Lk and note). Obedience brings the encouragement and strength of the Spirit of God (). Haggai was a prophet of the remnant of Israel and Judah that remained after the 70 years in captivity, and his task was to instruct, encourage and also rebuke after their recent return to the land.

In particular Haggai in conjunction with Zechariah was given the task of stirring up the enthusiasm to rebuild the temple of the Lord and is the.

In Haggai God refers to a time when “once more (it is a little while) I will shake heaven and earth, the sea and dry land; and I will shake all nations.” Verse 6 is the only verse in the book of Haggai quoted in the New Testament. Haggai (/ ˈ h æ ɡ aɪ /; Hebrew: חַגַּי – Ḥaggay; Koine Greek: Ἀγγαῖος; Latin: Aggaeus) was a Hebrew prophet during the building of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, and one of the twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the author of the Book of is known for his prophecy in BCE, commanding the Jews to rebuild the Temple.

The book of Haggai consists of four addresses of the prophet (Hag. ,), the first of which has two parts (, ). This structure will receive attention presently, but for now it is important to consider various viewpoints as to the origin and growth of the composition.

The Book of Haggai, the second shortest in the Old Testament, communicates this same message: Put first things first. It was written to people like us, who would say that God must be first. But they had drifted away from this truth. The Book of Haggai was written around B.C.

the Persians had overthrown Babylon. After 70 years of captivity, Persian king Cyrus, issued a decree in B.C. allowing the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild the temple.

Introduction The prophets to the returned remnant were Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Haggai, the writer of this short book, is mentioned in Ezra –2 and as one of the two prophets who encouraged the remnant (that returned after the Babylonian captivity) to rebuild the temple in spite of the difficulties that beset them on every hand.

Haggai's ministry, as this book records it, spanned less than four months, from the first day of the sixth month () to the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month ().

Haggai's ministry may have begun before B.C. and continued a few years after it.1 But that is Size: KB. Haggai 1 King James Version (KJV). 1 In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in the first day of the month, came the word of the Lord by Haggai the prophet unto Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, saying, 2 Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the Lord.In this case Haggai would have been much older than 70 years when he wrote his book.

Haggai probably had returned from the 70 year Babylonian captivity with the first group to return in / BC. King Cyrus of Persia had issued an edict in /37 BC for the Jews to return to Judah. 42, Jews returned and began to rebuild the destroyed.Other articles where Haggai is discussed: Book of Zechariah: A contemporary of the prophet Haggai in the early years of the Persian period, Zechariah shared Haggai’s concern that the Temple of Jerusalem be rebuilt.

Unlike Haggai, however, Zechariah thought that the rebuilding of the Temple was the necessary prelude to the eschatological age, the arrival of which was imminent.