HAGGAI 1:5

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Now therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways.”

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Haggai 1:5 Translation & Meaning

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Now וְעַתָּ֕ה At this time, whether adverb, conjunction or expletive Now
therefore thus כֹּ֥ה Properly, like this, i.e., by implication, (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now therefore thus
saith אָמַ֖ר To say (used with great latitude) saith
the Lord יְהוָ֣ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
of hosts; צְבָא֑וֹת A mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship) hosts
Consider שִׂ֥ימוּ To put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically) Consider
your ways. דַּרְכֵיכֶֽם׃ A road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb ways

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  • 3  Then came the word of the Lord by Haggai the prophet, saying,

  • 4  Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and this house lie waste?

  • 5  Now therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways.

  • 6  Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

  • 7  Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways.




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