HAGGAI 1:12

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the Lord their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the Lord their God had sent him, and the people did fear before the Lord.

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Haggai 1:12 Translation & Meaning

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Then Zerubbabel זְרֻבָּבֶ֣ל׀ Zerubbabel, an Israelite Then Zerubbabel
the son בֶּֽן A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
of Shealtiel, שַׁלְתִּיאֵ֡ל Shealtiel, an Israelite Shealtiel
and Joshua וִיהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ Jehoshua (i.e., Joshua), the Jewish leader Joshua
the son בֶּן A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
of Josedech, יְהוֹצָדָק֩ Jehotsadak, an Israelite Josedech
the high הַגָּד֜וֹל Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent high
priest, הַכֹּהֵ֨ן Literally one officiating, a priest; also (by courtesy) an acting priest (although a layman) priest
with all וְכֹ֣ל׀ Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) all
the remnant שְׁאֵרִ֣ית A remainder or residual (surviving, final) portion remnant
of the people, הָעָ֗ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
obeyed וַיִּשְׁמַ֣ע To hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.) obeyed
the voice בְּקוֹל֙ A voice or sound voice
of the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
their God, אֱלֹֽהֵיהֶ֔ם Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
and the words דִּבְרֵי֙ A word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause words
of Haggai חַגַּ֣י Chaggai, a Hebrew prophet Haggai
the prophet, הַנָּבִ֔יא A prophet or (generally) inspired man prophet
as כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר Who, which, what, that; also (as an adverb and a conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc as
the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
their God אֱלֹהֵיהֶ֑ם Gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative God
had sent שְׁלָח֖וֹ To send away, for, or out (in a great variety of applications) sent
him, and the people הָעָ֖ם A people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock people
did fear וַיִּֽירְא֥וּ To fear; morally to revere; causatively to frighten did fear
before מִפְּנֵ֥י The face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.) before
the Lord. יְהוָֽה׃ (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord

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  • 10  Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.

  • 11  And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the new wine, and upon the oil, and upon that which the ground bringeth forth, and upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labour of the hands.

  • 12  Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of the Lord their God, and the words of Haggai the prophet, as the Lord their God had sent him, and the people did fear before the Lord.

  • 13  Then spake Haggai the Lord's messenger in the Lord's message unto the people, saying, I am with you, saith the Lord.

  • 14  And the Lord stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and did work in the house of the Lord of hosts, their God,




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