Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'This people says, "The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt."'"

King James Version

Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD'S house should be built.

Holman Bible

"The Lord of Hosts says this: These people say: The time has not come for the house of the Lord to be rebuilt."

International Standard Version

"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "These people keep saying, "No, the right time for rebuilding the LORD's Temple has not yet come."'"

A Conservative Version

Thus speaks LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, It is not the time [for us] to come, the time for LORD's house to be built.

American Standard Version

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, This people say, It is not the time for us to come, the time for Jehovah's house to be built.

Amplified

Thus says the Lord of hosts: These people say, The time is not yet come that the Lord's house should be rebuilt [although Cyrus had ordered it done eighteen years before].

Bible in Basic English

These are the words of the Lord of armies: These people say, The time has not come for building the Lord's house.

Darby Translation

Thus speaketh Jehovah of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that Jehovah's house should be built.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thus speaketh the LORD of the hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not yet come, the time to build the house of the LORD.

Julia Smith Translation

Thus said Jehovah of armies, saying, This people said the time was not come, the time of the house of Jehovah to be built

King James 2000

Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD'S house should be built.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Thus says Yahweh of hosts: 'This people says, "{The time has not come to rebuild the temple of Yahweh}.'"

Modern King James verseion

So says Jehovah of Hosts, saying: This people says, The time has not come, the time that Jehovah's house should be built.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Thus speaketh the LORD of Hosts, and sayeth, 'This people doth say: The time is not yet come to build up the LORD's house.'"

NET Bible

The Lord who rules over all says this: "These people have said, 'The time for rebuilding the Lord's temple has not yet come.'"

New Heart English Bible

"This is what the LORD of hosts says: These people say, 'The time hasn't yet come, the time for the LORD's house to be built.'"

The Emphasized Bible

Thus, speaketh Yahweh of hosts, saying, - This people, have said, Not yet hath come the time for the house of Yahweh to be built.

Webster

Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD'S house should be built.

World English Bible

"This is what Yahweh of Armies says: These people say, 'The time hasn't yet come, the time for Yahweh's house to be built.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

Thus spake Jehovah of Hosts, saying: This people! -- they have said, 'The time hath not come, The time the house of Jehovah is to be built.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

is not come

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

the time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296


Usage: 0

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Temple Lies In Ruins

1 In the second year of Darius the king, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the LORD came by the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, saying, 2 "Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'This people says, "The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt."'" 3 Then the word of the LORD came by Haggai the prophet, saying,


Cross References

Numbers 13:31

But the men who had gone up with him said, "We are not able to go up against the people, for they are too strong for us."

Ezra 4:23-2

Then as soon as the copy of King Artaxerxes' document was read before Rehum and Shimshai the scribe and their colleagues, they went in haste to Jerusalem to the Jews and stopped them by force of arms.

Nehemiah 4:10

Thus in Judah it was said, "The strength of the burden bearers is failing, Yet there is much rubbish; And we ourselves are unable To rebuild the wall."

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 26:13-16

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!"

Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might; for there is no activity or planning or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Ecclesiastes 11:4

He who watches the wind will not sow and he who looks at the clouds will not reap.

Song of Songs 5:2-3

"I was asleep but my heart was awake. A voice! My beloved was knocking: 'Open to me, my sister, my darling, My dove, my perfect one! For my head is drenched with dew, My locks with the damp of the night.'



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