Feb 25, 2017 this is a summary of the second chapter of haggai, the most important verse, and what i think god is wanting us to do in response to it. Haggai 2 2 1 on the twentyfirst day of the seventh month, the word of the lord came through the prophet haggai. With building operations in full swing, the lord gave a strong message of encouragement, especially to the elderly among them who had seen solomons temple. Haggai delivered four messages to the restoration community, and he dated all of them in the second year of king darius i hystaspes of persia i. The book of haggai is named after its assumed writer, the prophet haggai. Basic questions, advanced questions, question formats a. Haggai ministered among the jews who had returned to judea after some 70 years of exile in babylon. Haggai preached his sermons during the second year of darius i 521486 b. On september 5, 1886, charles spurgeon began his sermon on our text with these incisive words.
Haggai is among the most carefully and precisely dated books in the entire bible. This summary of the book of haggai provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of haggai. In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month, came the word of the lord by the prophet haggai, saying, 2. Haggai is the second shortest book in the old testament obadiah is shorter, and is quoted by the new testament once compare heb.
Anthony on haggai 2 for me the book haggai is calling us to repent from our wrong doing,god who is holy can t behold the sins of his convenant children any longer. Haggai probably had returned from the 70 year babylonian captivity with the first group to return in 537. Haggai, zechariah, and malachi are known as postexilic prophets as they wrote following the return of the people to jerusalem and judah. Then the prophet haggai and zechariah the son of iddo, prophets, prophesied to the jews who were in judah and jerusalem, in the name of the god of israel, who was over them. Haggai 2 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Haggai 1 2 new king james version nkjv the command to build gods house. Understanding the book of haggai in the bible old testament.
Ask them, 3 who of you is left who saw this house in its former glory. And in this place i will grant peace, declares the lord almighty. Youll remember that last monday evening we dealt with the whole of chapter 1, right down to verse 15. Build the temple first daily portion 10106 most common words. Explain in your own words the parable or rabbinical interpretation in 2. Haggai 2, new international version niv the bible app. The people are saying, the time has not yet come to rebuild the house of the lord. And just to recap for a moment, you saw that these children of judah had come out of captivity, from seventy years captivity in babylon, theyd been given their freedom. Haggai 12 new king james version nkjv the command to build gods house. Haggai with book summary versebyverse bible commentary.
In the seventh month, in the twentyfirst day of the month, the word of the lord came by haggai the prophet, saying. Chapter 2 page 911 haggai the new testament of the. And i will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and i will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the heathen. In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month, came the word of yhvh by the prophet haggai, saying, 2. Haggai gives another proclamation from the word of the lord chapter 2.
At the end of the book, haggai delivered gods personal message to zerubbabel, telling the governor of judah he would be like gods signet ring. The prophet, haggai, delivered his message to zerubbabel, governor of judah southern kingdom, including jerusalem encouraging the rebuilding of the temple. Key personalities are haggai, zerubbabel, and joshua. For me the book haggai is calling us to repent from our wrong doing,god who is holy can t behold the sins of his. His ministry, as this book records it, spanned less than four months, from the first day of the sixth month 1. The book of haggai, also known as the book of aggeus, is a book of the hebrew bible or tanakh, and has its place as the thirdtolast of the minor prophets. The book of the prophet haggai, chapter 2 sacred name king. In a recent study, christensen not only affirms that haggai was a poetical even musical text, but he sets forth an elaborate prosodic analysis demonstrating this. The book of haggai, the second shortest in the old testament, communicates this same message. This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet haggai, written c.
To the prophet, the rebuilding of the temple invited the return of gods presence to their midst. Yet here is a glass in which we may see the unborn years. The key personalities are haggai, zerubbabel, and joshua. The book of haggai is narrative history and prophetic oracle. The most popular bible verses from haggai found 38 verses haggai 1.
David guzik commentary on haggai 2 declares the second word from god. Chapter 2 page 525 the book of haggai modern english. Speak now to zerubbabel the son of shealtiel, governor of judah, and to joshua the son of josedech, the high priest, and to the residue of the people, saying, haggai 2. The book of haggai is both a narrative history and a prophetic message. Haggai 2 on the twentyfirst day of the seventh bible. Haggai 2 on the twentyfirst day of the seventh bible gateway. Haggai 2 kjv in the seventh month, in the one and bible gateway. Haggai chapter 2 summary and what god wants from us youtube. In ancient times, signet rings functioned as an official seal when pressed into hot wax on a document.
This commentary has been through advanced checking. Summary of the book of haggai the story of the bible. Encouraging them with the promise of even greater peace 2. Israel, the northern country consisting of ten tribes, and judah, the remaining two tribes in the south. Speak now to zerubbabel the son of shealtiel, governor of judah, and to joshua the son of josedech, the high priest, and to the residue of the people, saying.
Haggai 2 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. The book of hosea consists of fourteen chapters, which was the record for a minor prophet until zechariah tied it a couple centuries later. The people, discouraged at the inferiority of this temple to solomons, are encouraged nevertheless to. The historical setting dates around 520 bce before the temple has been rebuilt. It was written to people like us, who would say that god must be first. The last of the prophecies contained in the book was delivered the same day as the third and is found in haggai 2. The book of haggai, haggai and chapter 2, and were reading from verse 1. This people says, the time has not come, the time that. Haggai 2 niv bible on the twentyfirst day of the seventh. Sealing time ministries and i saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living god. Why did the remnant have such a hard time in their return to the promised land.
Haggai 2 niv on the twentyfirst day of the seventh bible gateway. Because his name means festal one, it is suggested that haggai was born on a feast day. Haggai was called by god to encourage the people to finish the construction of the temple in jerusalem. It is worthwhile to note the day which is referred to in this promise.
He continues with that theme is chapter 2 verses 1 through 9. Haggai said that future splendor of the temple would be greater than in the past. Haggai 2 is the second and final chapter of the book of haggai in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible. Using the historical situation as a springboard, haggai reveled in the supreme glory of the ultimate messianic temple yet to come 2. Translators could also find the translated bible text useful, as the writer translated from the hebrew text. As the time which elapsed between the date of the prophecy and the dreadful concussion of nations is termed in haggai 2. To raise the spirits of the people, and encourage them to proceed with the work, the. Haggai 1, new international version niv the bible app. It is a short book, consisting of only two chapters. An easyenglish translation and commentary 1200 word vocabulary on the book of haggai.
The book of haggai contains messages delivered by the prophet haggai, and thus it is reasonable to consider haggai its author. This event in the second year of dariuss reign occurred on october 17, 520 b. Even though the book was written in the third person e. Not by might or by power daily portion 10217 blessing from building the temple daily portion 101 the resurrection events. Chaggai haggai chapter 2 tanakh online torah bible. The last three of haggai s four messages are found in this second chapter haggai 2. In this case haggai would have been much older than 70 years when he wrote his book. The people, discouraged at the inferiority of this temple to solomons, are encouraged nevertheless to persevere, because god is with them, and this house by its connection with messiahs kingdom shall have a glory far above that of gold and silver 1. In the first and the last of these, one finds two prophecies of the kingdom of our lord jesus christ.
Haggai 2, new living translation nlt the bible app. The desire of all nations will come to that temple and then the glory of the second will be greater than the glory of the first as in chapter 2. Ackroyd studies in the book of haggai, jjs 2, 164 suggests that the oracles of the book were originally couched in poetic form. It is a postexilic book, meaning it was written after post the captivity exile in babylon. Speak now to zerubbabel the son of shealtiel, governor of judah, and to joshua the son of josedech, the high priest, and to. A summary, synopsis or recap is a shortened version of the original. When this prophecy was uttered, about four years before the temple was finished, and sixtyeight after the former one was destroyed, it appears that some old men among the jews were greatly dispirited on account of its being much inferior in magnificence to that of solomon. In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the month, came the word of the lord by the prophet haggai, saying, haggai 2. Haggai summary we have detailed a brief summary of the book of haggai for bible study or sunday school lessons. The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house, says the lord almighty. The specific mention of the second year of darius places the book in the year 520 b. The book of haggai chapter 2 is taken from jimmy swaggarts, the expositors study bible. During the time of the minor prophets, the nation of israel had divided into two separate countries, each with its own government.647 948 538 1510 498 1377 1247 1299 344 748 637 1430 731 712 1043 1523 711 973 485 1095 1529 736 1216 767 1069 475 98 51 681 514 110 398