The Command to Rebuild the Temple
1In the second year of King Darius, in the sixth month, on the first day of the month, the word of the Lord came by the prophe ... View more
2Speak now to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and to the remnant of the people, and say,
God's Promise to Zerubbabel
20The word of the Lord came a second time to Haggai on the twenty-fourth day of the month:21Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Judah, ... View more
6He said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, says the Lord of hosts.7What are you, O great mountai ... View more
10Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion! For lo, I will come and dwell in your midst, says the Lord.
12say to him: Thus says the Lord of hosts: Here is a man whose name is Branch: for he shall branch out in his place, and he shall build the temple of the Lord.
The Righteous Branch of David
5The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal ... View more
2Then Jeshua son of Jozadak, with his fellow priests, and Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel with his kin set out to build the altar of the God of Israel, to offer bur ... View more
Foundation Laid for the Temple
8In the second year after their arrival at the house of God at Jerusalem, in the second month, Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Je ... View more
2they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of families and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we worship your God as you do, and we have been sacrificing ... View more
3But Zerubbabel, Jeshua, and the rest of the heads of families in Israel said to them, “You shall have no part with us in building a house to our God; but we al ... View more
2Then Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel and Jeshua son of Jozadak set out to rebuild the house of God in Jerusalem; and with them were the prophets of God, helping th ... View more