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Summary of the Book of Haggai - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
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- Haggai is book number 37 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 2 chapters
- Who was Haggai? Haggai was one of the minor prophets and may have been one of the captives taken to Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar. He returned from Babylon in the first year of the reign of King Cyrus.
- The prophecies of Haggai are regarding the rebuilding of the temple of Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity.
- He began his ministry about sixteen years after the return from Babylon and work on the temple was resumed after 15 years of neglect (because of the opposition of the Samaritans) through the efforts of Haggai and Zechariah
- He was the first of the three prophets (Zechariah, his contemporary, and Malachi, who was about one hundred years later)
- Haggai was commissioned by the Lord to assure the people that the second temple should be more glorious than the former, because the Messiah should honour it with his presence
- The content summary of the the Book of Haggai is as follows:
- Chapter first comprehends the first address and its effects (Haggai Chapter 1).
- Chapter second contains his prophecies
- The online Bible stories, plot, characters and events detailed in this summary of Haggai
- The re-building of the temple in Jerusalem had not begun
- In the second year of Darius Hystaspes (520 B.C.) speaks against Zerubbabel the governor and Joshua the high priest
- Haggai then speaks to the people about their indifference to the rebuilding of the Temple which is in complete contrast to the care taken to ensure that their homes are comfortable
- Haggai warns them that drought and hard times will be the penalty for failing to re-build the temple
- The words of Haggai have the desired effect
- Haggai announces that Yahweh is with them and work on the Temple begins.
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