Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Ye yourselves can find time to dwell in sealed houses: and shall this house lie waste?

New American Standard Bible

“Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house lies desolate?”

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

“Is it a time for you yourselves to live in your paneled houses, while this house lies in ruins?”

International Standard Version

"Is it the right time for all of you to live in your own paneled houses while this house remains in ruins?"

A Conservative Version

Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house lays waste?

American Standard Version

Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your ceiled houses, while this house lieth waste?

Amplified

“Is it time for you yourselves to live in your [expensive] paneled houses while this house [of the Lord] lies in ruins?”

Bible in Basic English

Is it a time for you to be living in roofed houses while this house is a waste?

Darby Translation

Is it time for you that ye should dwell in your wainscoted houses, while this house lieth waste?

Julia Smith Translation

Is the time for you, O ye, to dwell in your covered houses, and this house a waste?

King James 2000

Is it time for you, yourselves, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this house lie in ruins?

Lexham Expanded Bible

"[Is it] a time for you yourselves to dwell in your houses that have been paneled [while] this house [is] desolate?"

Modern King James verseion

Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your finished houses, and shall this House lie waste?

NET Bible

"Is it right for you to live in richly paneled houses while my temple is in ruins?

New Heart English Bible

"Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while this house lies waste?

The Emphasized Bible

Is it a time that, ye yourselves, should be dwelling in your own paneled houses? and, this house, be in ruins?

Webster

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

World English Bible

"Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while this house lies waste?

Youngs Literal Translation

Is it time for you -- you! To dwell in your covered houses, And this house to lie waste?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Is it time
עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

for you, O ye, to dwell
ישׁב 
Yashab 
Usage: 1081

ספן 
Caphan 
Usage: 6

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

and this house
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

Images Haggai 1:4

Prayers for Haggai 1:4

Context Readings

The Temple Lies In Ruins

3 Then spake the LORD by the Prophet Haggai, and said, 4 "Ye yourselves can find time to dwell in sealed houses: and shall this house lie waste? 5 Consider now your own ways in your hearts, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.


Cross References

2 Samuel 7:2

he said unto Nathan the prophet, "Behold, I dwell in a house of cedar trees, but the Ark of God dwelleth in the midst of curtains."

Psalm 132:3-5

"I will not come within the tabernacle of my house, nor climb up into my bed;

Psalm 74:7

They have set fire upon thy holy places, and have defiled the dwelling place of thy name, even to the ground.

Jeremiah 26:6

then will I do to this house, as I did unto Shiloh, and will make this city to be abhorred of all the people of the earth.'"

Jeremiah 26:18

"Micah the Morasthite, which was a prophet under Hezekiah king of Judah, spake to all the people of Judah, 'Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts: Zion shall be plowed like a field, Jerusalem shall be a heap of stones, and the hill of the LORD's house shall be turned to a high wood.'

Jeremiah 33:10

"Moreover thus sayeth the LORD: In this place, whereof ye say that it shall be a wilderness, wherein neither people nor cattle shall dwell: in like manner in the cities of Judah and without Jerusalem - which also shall be so void, that neither people nor cattle shall dwell there -

Jeremiah 33:12

Thus sayeth the LORD of Hosts: It shall come yet thereto, that in this land, which is void from men and cattle, and in all the cities of the land, there shall be set up shepherd's cottages:

Jeremiah 52:13

and burnt up the house of the LORD. He burnt up also the king's palace, all the houses, and all the gorgeous buildings in Jerusalem.

Lamentations 2:7

{Zayin} The LORD hath forsaken his own altar, and is wroth with his own sanctuary, and hath given the walls of their towers into the hands of the enemy. Their enemies made a noise in the house of the LORD, as it had been in a solemn feast day.

Lamentations 4:1

{Aleph} O how is the gold become so dim? How is the goodly colour of it so sore changed? And the stones of the sanctuary thus scattered in the corner of every street?

Ezekiel 24:21

'Tell the house of Israel, thus sayeth the LORD God: Behold, I will suspend my sanctuary: even the glory of your power, that pleasure of your eyes, and the thing that ye love: your sons and daughters whom ye have left, shall fall through the sword.

Daniel 9:17-18

Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of thy servant, and his intercession. O let thy face shine over thy Sanctuary, that lieth waste.

Daniel 9:26-27

After these sixty two weeks, shall Christ be slain, and they shall have no pleasure in him. Then shall there come a people with the prince, and destroy the city and the Sanctuary: and his end shall come as the water flood. But the desolation shall continue till the end of the battle.

Micah 3:12

Therefore shall Zion, for your sakes, be plowed like a field: Jerusalem shall become a heap of stones, and the hill of the temple shall be turned to a high wood.

Haggai 1:9

Ye looked for much, and lo it is come to little: and though ye bring it home, yet do I blow it away. And why so, sayeth the LORD of Hosts? Even because that my house lieth so waste, and ye run every man unto his own house.

Matthew 6:33

But rather, seek ye first the kingdom of heaven, and the righteousness thereof; and all these things shall be ministered unto you.

Matthew 24:1-2

And Jesus went out and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him, for to show him the building of the temple.

Philippians 2:21

For all others seek their own, and not that which is Jesus Christ's.

Psalm 102:14

And why? Thy servants think upon her stones, and it pitieth them to see her in the dust.

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