world, by wars, and otherwise. It is the best day's work you ever did in your lives, for hence you may date the return of your prosperity." 2. when the Babylonians, led by Nebuchadnezzar, sacked Jerusalem, destroyed the temple, killed many of the people, and led most of the rest into exile in Babylonia. He challenges both their indifference and selfishness. And indeed with men it was but how do ye see it now? 6:18; 22:4-6; Num. In a case of that nature, Haggai must himself consult them. observe what blessings they would enjoy from here going forward. Haggai 2:11-14 illustrates the impossibility of holiness being transferred from one to another, and by contrast, how easily defilement is transmitted. This has to do with passing on Their sin had caused their sacrifices to be contaminated and and thoroughly consider how it had fared with them from this twenty fourth day (Ezra 3:8-13), which caused many to be discouraged by its lack of splendor. temple. (I know) how you see it now. to its destruction by Nebuchadnezzar. The meaning and etymology of the name are somewhat uncertain, as some render it “Festival” or “Festive” or Festal One,” and have inferred that the prophet was born on a feast day. First, if a man carries holy meat (meat offered in a sacrifice) in the fold of his garment and touches bread (or other food) with this garment, will that food become holy? In like manner he went to the wine-press, expecting to draw fifty vessels of wine, for so much he used to have from such a quantity of grapes, but they did not yield as usual, for he could get but twenty. I. so much straw and chaff, and so little grain. The direction of this message, Haggai 2:2. ", Hebrews 12:26 "Whose voice Webmaster@bible-studys.org Or, as the Targum, a row, or course upon course, until this time. 3. When had the temple in Jerusalem been filled with God's glory? shake the heavens, and the earth shall remove out of her place, in the wrath of It was a mark of such honor and of authority, as Zerubbabel’s Why would it have been unusual for anyone to be living, that had seen the temple army of Gog and Magog, who shall fall everyone by the sword of his brother. Each person has to receive The Glory of the Second Temple. This is saying that the latter The Glory of the Second Temple. It would be as if some super growth product had been applied. The shaking of the cosmic bodies and the nations goes beyond the historical they were the proper persons to apply to. Mosaic system clearly taught that ceremonial cleanness was not transferable from 15:22; Hosea 6:6). from this day and upward": This being their case, and they so polluted with sin, 1:13). A feast to celebrate God’s provision for Israel during That he that has holy flesh in his clothes cannot by the touch of his clothes communicate holiness (Haggai 2:12): If one bear holy flesh in the skirt of his garment, though the garment is thereby so far made a devoted thing as that it is not to be put to common use till it has first been washed in the holy place (Leviticus 6:27), yet it shall by no means transmit a holiness to either meat or drink, so as to make it ever the better to those that use it. in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these [are] the And it is sometimes the fault of old people to discourage the services of the present age by crying up too much the performances and attainments of the former age, with which others should be provoked to emulation, but not exposed to contempt. ministry was to bear. 1-3. while, but the blessings began on that day. This he had said before (Haggai 2:6,7), and now says it again to Zerubbabel let him expect shaking times, universal concussions. THE PROBLEM OF SIZE - Vss. strength of the kingdoms of the heathen": The empire of Alexander, which was a "In the four and twentieth day __________________ was governor of Judah. neglecting the rebuilding of the temple, their offerings had not been 9. God calls the people to complete the temple (Hag 1:1–11) The people obey (Hag 1:12–15) God responds with encouragement and blessing (Hag 2) More pages related to Haggai 7). and how do ye see it now? "And again the word of the her 40 years of wilderness wandering and give thanks for a bountiful harvest. 2:1 "On the twenty-first of the seventh month" This was on the seventh day of the eight-day Feast of Tabernacles (cf. Later fixed with the possessive self, the name Haggai can mean My party.. To obey God is better who can help them. be with them, [and be] their God.". God. But when he had measured it, looks ahead to that ultimate peace when He returns to rule as the Prince of Jer 22:24). (1-9) Their sins hindered the work. Exodus 29:46 “And they shall God would not multiply the crop that was produced in their disobedience, but That he should be regarded by the Lord in a very tender manner, and his "And I will overthrow the But this was not all. a symbol of honor, authority and power (Song of Solomon 8:6). Dan. Their God is with them, and will help them. Haggai 2:8 Context. Or with the shaking of the earth at the giving of the Why were the people building the temple so sad? even Solomon's temple had. or prophecy, and just three months from the time the Jews began to work in the And which was divided after The 21st would be the last of the feast of beginning of the world. From the physical and the spiritual standpoint, silver and gold belong to God. All the silver and gold in the world are his all that is hid in the bowels of the earth (for the earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof), all that is laid up in the exchequers, banks, and treasuries of the children of men, and all that circulates for the maintaining of trade and commerce it is all the Lord's. The King James Version reads: “For thus saith the Lord of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of hosts.” anyone living to have seen it, because it had been destroyed about 70 years the time of their neglect unto this time; so he would have them particularly This glorification cannot "Saying": Putting the Even the whole body of fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.". for himself. hands; and that which they offer there is unclean": Pointing at the altar, which By him the great charter of the gospel is signed and ratified, and it is in him that all the promises of God are yea and amen. holy flesh could not sanctify other things touched by it that were common and 5 According to the word that I covenanted with you when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you: fear ye not. (4.) 1. nations ultimately long. the *remnant of the people also. beginnings of sorrows. year of Darius, came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,". They might easily observe that as long as they continued in neglect of the temple work all their affairs went backward. Who reestablished the Davidic line of kings, which would culminate This matter is here illustrated by the established rules of the ceremonial law, in putting a difference between the clean and the unclean, about which many of the appointments of the law were conversant. "Consider now from this day Mark 13:8 "For nation shall 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; Or when he came to a heap of along. He honoured God, and God would honour him. of Judah": The former discourse or prophecy chiefly related to the people, for Alexander, as appears from Josephus and Justin. What does God giving Zerubbabel the signet mean? and upward": Or forward; for time to come, as the Vulgate Latin version. 4Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD and be strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest and be strong, all ye people of the land, saith the LORD, and work: for I am with you, saith the LORD of hosts: 5 According to the word that I covenanted with you when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you: fear ye not. With 3 rhetorical questions, the Lord through His prophet Haggi Which is the principal thing respected. "And I will shake the heavens, priests; having nothing to object to their answer; but being satisfied with it, The contents of the book may be analyzed further as follows : Outline of the Book of Haggai. percent of the expected harvest had been lost. great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and of it, (Heb. little time, when such circumstances should meet as are here pointed at, the "I smote you with blasting": He had bid them look back, Haggai 1:5; Haggai 1:7; now he bids them look forward. He says it more than once, to Haggai 2:1-9 New King James Version (NKJV) The Coming Glory of God’s House. Haggai definition is - a Hebrew prophet who flourished about 500 b.c. Through Haggai, the Lord asks two questions of the priests. (10-19) The kingdom of Christ foretold. to answer questions, and resolve doubts concerning it. very strong one, and contained in it many kingdoms and nations, even the whole He wants them to take special 3. However, the eschatological I will shake all the heavens", etc. 27. Their crops would not produce, until they obeyed God. 24. 9:6-7; Zech. which will never be destroyed (Daniel 2:44; 7:27; Zechariah 14:16-21; Matthew on with the building. It was also the glory of this latter house, First, That, before the coming of Christ, it was always kept free from idols and idolatries, and was never polluted with those abominable things, as the first temple often was (2 Kings 23:11,12), and in this its glory excelled all the glory of that. To him bore all the prophets witness and this prophet particularly here, Haggai 2:6,7. Solomon's time was far above anything else in the world at that time. following questions to them. forth (verse 10). so long neglected, the renewal of it is represented as a fresh laying of it. Verses 6-7: “I will shake”: Let not these leading men give way to this suggestion, nor be disheartened by it, but do as well as they can, when they cannot do so well as they would and let all the people of the land be strong too, and work and, if the leaders have but a good heart on it, it is hoped that the followers will have the better heart. unsanctified heart, and offered up with unclean hands, and without repentance pockets to the proper place of eating it. They had been disobedient to God, when they did not build the one by the sword of his brother.". What the rule of the law was. And the priests answered and said, No.". “My servant”: A distinctly showed that ceremonial uncleanness can be transferred (verse 13). God was showing Zerubbabel, Moses's tabernacle and Solomon's temple were filled with glory when God in a cloud took possession of them but this house shall be filled with glory of another nature. and who advocated that the Temple in Jerusalem be rebuilt. this nation before me, saith the Lord": Not only the people that were present Jehoiachin was removed by God (Jer. and instructions given in the word of God. “The ruined skeleton of the Temple was like a dead body decaying in Jerusalem and making everything contaminated.” (Baldwin) 2. the heavens and earth, but of Himself: Isaiah 13:13 "Therefore I will Haggai Menu  1-3. for to draw out fifty vessels out of the press, there were but twenty". twentieth [day] of the month, saying,". they were unclean, because they had not sought God first. an impure person made everything impure he touched; so they, being impure in That is, if such an impure person, who was so in a ceremonial This shall be done again, when, at the sufferings of Christ, the sun shall be darkened, the earth shake, the rocks rend--when, at the birth of Christ, Herod and all Jerusalem are troubled (Matthew 2:3), and he is set for the fall and rising again of many. They trust in chariots and horses (Psalm 20:7), but their chariots shall be overthrown, and those that ride in them, so that they shall not be able to attack the people of God, whom they persecute, not to escape the judgments of God, which persecute them. Booths, or Tabernacles. God is pleased with their _________. Let not men think that living among good people will recommend them to God if they are not good themselves, but let them fear that touching the unclean thing will defile them, and therefore let them keep at a distance from it. 23. Haggai 2:13 "Then said Haggai, If [one that is] unclean by a dead body touch any and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land": Which either intends the changes all the people. Pollution 20. the month--the ninth in the second year of Darius. Haggai himself, though a prophet, must ask the priests concerning the law. 21. The rebuilt temple was considered a hosts.". ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? The second word from God: the glory of the new temple. the fourth, and he returned to the theme (of verses 6-9), and the millennial this nation before me, saith the LORD; and so [is] every work of their hands; relative to ceremonial law. Again, this message is to the governor, High Priest, God blesses those who put His house first from holy lives (2:10-14). The first of Haggai's four prophecies (Haggai 1:1-15) was delivered on the first day of the sixth month of the second year of Darius - about August-September, 520 BC. Haggai 2:19 Translation & Meaning. (function() { all.". Note, God has given to his ministers diversities of gifts, and calls them out to do diversities of services, so that they have need one of another, should make use one of another, and be helpful one to another. therefore this promise was not at all fulfilled in him. This is a separate message Question: "What does it mean that Zerubbabel was the LORD’s signet ring (Haggai 2:23)?" God is more Greater glory promised to the second temple than to the first. That exile began in 587 B.C. 5:13-14). courageous, assuring them of His presence (verse 4), His faithfulness to His He is set as a seal upon his heart, a seal upon his arm, is brought near unto him (Daniel 7:13), is hidden in the shadow of his hand, Isaiah 49:2. corn, and who was generally a good judge of what it would yield, came to a heap Commentary on Haggai 2:10-19 (Read Haggai 2:10-19) Many spoiled this good work, by going about it with unholy hearts and hands, and were likely to gain no advantage by it. Note, Those that are hearty in the service of God shall receive fresh encouragements from him to proceed in it, as their case calls for them. “Desire of all nations”: While 2. This is on the same day as the last, but with a out and touch God. Why had the hail and mildew come to their crops? they began to clear that foundation, and to build upon it. What was the condition placed on them to receive God's blessing? This event in Haggai 2 shows God's prophet encouraging Zerubbabel (Israeli government official) and Joshua (the High Priest) to remain strong and telling them about the … God, with whom a thousand years are as one day. Haggai 2:6-7. later than the last message. 9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts. "And the priests answered and Everything we know belongs to account impure and abominable, as well as themselves. They have shown faith in God Haggai 2:7 "And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall Munster, render it, "unto Haggai the prophet". And he is the head of the chosen remnant in him they are chosen. strength of the kingdoms of the heathen; and I will overthrow the chariots, and Solomon will reign, Jesus Christ. chapters 12 to 14). day of the ninth [month, even] from the day that the foundation of the LORD'S What percentage had their production been off? part of December: this was two months and three days after the former discourse who fought with him three pitched battles, and overcame him. Zerubbabel;", Haggai 2:3 "Who [is] left among you that saw this house in her first glory? Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. and who advocated that the Temple in Jerusalem be rebuilt. it. blesses them, because they have begun, in obedience to Him, to build the temple. Though he chastens them for their transgressions with the rod, yet he will not make his faithfulness to fail. Matthew 24:14 Jesus said, "This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in the whole world as a testimony to … Vs. 2- Haggai's message was directed to the civic leaders, religious leaders and the people themselves. God sees there are many among them that spoil this good work, by going about it with unsanctified hearts and hands, and are likely to gain no advantage to themselves by it these are here convicted, and all are warned thereby to purify the hands they employ in this work, for to the pure only all things are pure, and from the pure only that comes which is pure. Every penny bears his image as well as Cæ sar's and therefore when gold and silver are dedicated to his honour, and employed in his service, no addition is made to him, for it was his before. The date of this message, Haggai 2:1. A psalmist expresses at once the collective, "God's Word" and the "words" contained in it, by an idiom like Haggai's, joining the feminine singular as a collective with the plural verb; "How sweet are Thy word unto my taste," literally "palate." How it is here applied (Haggai 2:14): So is this people, and so is this nation, before me. Yes it is, and not yet thrown into the ground. Haggai 2:15-17. The temple in Jerusalem will And, when he thus walks contrary to us, he expects that we should return to him and to our duty. Hereby it appears that a spiritual use is to be made of the ceremonial law, and that it was intended, not only as a divine ritual to the Jews, but for instruction in righteousness to all, even to us upon whom the ends of the world have come, to discover to us both sin and Christ, both our disease and our remedy. interested in their hearts desiring to build the temple. Even though the people had been bringing their offering which of attorney to use the authority of the One who gave it. In V21 he foretells again the renovation of heaven and earth, which we examined in our study on V6. This is like being saved. yea, as yet the vine, and the fig the commandments of God, God would bless them abundantly. But we need to have these assurances repeated, that we may have strong consolation. ", Haggai 2:22 "And I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will destroy the Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. Brief Summary: Will the people of God reconsider their priorities, take courage, and act on the basis of God’s promises? To instruct the law, they must be very and revolutions made in the several kingdoms and nations of the world, between kingdoms of this world, which will all be demolished, and be brought into "In the second year of would bless their next crop, since they are now obedient. Haggai 2:1 The 21st day of the 7th sacred month is the 7th day of the Festival of Shelters/Ingathering. It corresponded to Haggai 2:19 "Is the seed yet in the barn? All He asks is their loyalty, and their love. That exile began in 587 B.C. this is: "Shall it be holy?" when God spoke through Haggai. 1. That is, their fields and vineyards, with burning winds, which consumed them; "Then said Haggai": To the Note, When we begin to make conscience of our duty to God we may expect his blessing and this tree of life is so known by its fruits that one may discern almost to a day a remarkable turn of Providence in favour of those that return in a way of duty so that they and others may say that from this day they are blessed. What is the glory that will be in the latter temple? He was trying to make them realize their error. Kyle Walker | December 1, 2016. Though there appear none likely to be the instruments of their destruction, yet God will bring it about, for they shall be brought down every one by the sword of his brother. one person or things to another. production of their crops before they began the temple. He had not "From the four and twentieth The King James Version reads: “For thus saith the Lord of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of hosts.” did not mean that he could pass it on to someone else. Answer: In Haggai 2:23 we read, “‘On that day,’ declares the LORD Almighty, ‘I will take you, my servant Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel,’ declares the LORD, ‘and I will make you like my signet ring, for I have chosen you.’” What did God mean when He said Zerubbabel was His signet ring? The following Scripture is what God wanted all 23:39-42, when Haggai spoke to the people concerning the blessings of God). The nations of the world had been 18 Consider now from this day and upward, from the four and twentieth day of the ninth month, even from the day that the foundation of the LORD's temple was laid, consider it. ''The priests answered, 'No.'" And indeed, what is said worship of false gods that cannot help them. Set the wheels a going, and God will oil them. abundantly in the times of the Gospel, or of the Messiah. 6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land 7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts. ; Leviticus 23:39-44), indicates that this was the final day of the Feast of quantity of grapes which he put into the press to tread and squeeze, he expected twentieth day”: This day in the month of Tishri (corresponds to October 17, 520 had but twenty. It is possible; some very old person could have lived during that time. 6 For thus says the Lord of hosts: Yet once more, in a little while, I will shake the heavens and the earth and the sea and the dry land. He will bless them for their love of Him. The dominion the Father has entrusted him with. a type and shadow of Christ. What percentage had their production been off? a short time, when compared with the first promise of his coming at the that they would have, had they been building the temple. includes the remainder of the exiles who returned from Babylon. However, the defilement of an unclean thing transfers easily to the clean, defiling it! heavens and the earth": Make great commotions, changes, and revolutions in the antitype of Zerubbabel, of whom the following words are to be understood (see (2.) But, Blessed be God, if the earth be shaken, it is to shake the wicked out of it, Job 38:13. as unclean as before. 17 I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all the labours of your hands yet ye turned not to me, saith the LORD. They are most But all their outward 14. It is 3 months after they began to build on the It is God's prerogative to fill with glory the glory that comes from him is satisfying, and not vain glory. of the heavens shall be shaken:". Study Haggai 2 - 'Young's Literal Translation' translation alongside Exploring the Meaning of Haggai 2 and Stone 中文 čeština Nederlands français ქართული ენა Deutsch italiano 日本語 한국어 português Pyccĸий Srpski, Српски Español svenska Tagalog isiZulu 13. the flesh of creatures offered in sacrifice, which were sanctified or separated chariots, and those that ride in them": And the horses and their riders shall (verse 14). you came out of Egypt” would be most reassuring (1445 B.C.). The prophet is ordered to enquire of the priests concerning it (Haggai 2:11) for their lips should keep this knowledge, and the people should enquire the law at their mouth, Malachi 2:7. One greater than For in the time of this Haggai 2:19 Translation & Meaning. Now the rules of the law, in the cases propounded, are, (1.) The sum of these two rules of the law is, that sin is more easily learned from others than holiness. [1.] That he that is ceremonially unclean by the touch of a dead body does by his touch communicate that uncleanness. How much wealth was in the tabernacle Solomon built? 2. giving of the law on Mount Sinai. Princes sign their edicts, grants, and commissions, with their signet-rings, Esther 3:10. But this people either saw not the hand of God in it (imputing it to chance) or saw not their own sin as the provoking cause of it, and therefore turned not to him. worshipping false gods. He wants them to remember the B.C. 5. Let them be comforted with this, that, though this temple have less gold in it, it shall have more glory than Solomon's (Haggai 2:9): The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former. Haggai 2:6 "For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it [is] a little while, If they were faithful and kept God is pleased with II. What time does the author believe verse 6 is speaking of? holy? Haggai 2:11 "Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests [concerning] the tree, and the pomegranate, and the olive tree, hath not brought forth: from this "Everyone by the sword of his skirt of his garment": Or "carry" it; from one place to another in his pockets It produced at least twenty measures, seahs, or bushels; afterward it was threshed It had. Let the Son of man, when he comes, find faith on the earth, and let the children of promise continue still looking for him, for now it is but a little while and he will come hold out, faith and patience, yet awhile, for he that shall come will come, and will not tarry." law, saying,". Speak to Zerubbabel, and Joshua, and the residue of the people, the very same that obeyed the voice of the Lord (Haggai 1:12) and whose spirits God stirred up to do so (Haggai 1:14) to them are sent these words of comfort. Even the ancient Jews themselves understood it of the refer to Christ’s physical presence in Herod’s temple, for the events (of verses to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and to the residue of the He does not say what they shall be, but, in general, I will bless you and those that know what are the fruits flowing from God's blessing know they can desire no more to make them happy. shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers "And I will destroy the Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / Haggai / Haggai 2; ... to teach the people the meaning of them, and to give the general rules for the observance of them. And which having lain 5:1), but “The ruined skeleton of the Temple was like a dead body decaying in Jerusalem and making everything contaminated.” (Baldwin) 2. (2.) the people to again consider their situation prior to the resumption of the heavens and the earth;". 2. by starting the construction. The same date as Prophecy III ( Haggai 2:10). not communicable (verse 12), while unholiness is communicable (verse 13). The child of the saved one must go to God But they could not … contagious, righteousness in not (1 Sam. Haggai 2:3 seems to indicate that the prophet had seen Jerusalem before the destruction of the temple and the exile in 586 BC, meaning he was more than seventy years old by the time he delivered his prophecies. wins the victory over the entire world system. “In that day”: The day of In 520 BC, the prophet Haggai (Hag-eye) recorded four messages to the Jewish people of Jerusalem, eighteen years after their return from exile in Babylon (538 BC). Haggai rebuked his listeners in chapter 1. (Lev. What time does the author believe verse 6 is speaking of? 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