Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And now thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.

New American Standard Bible

Now therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts, “Consider your ways!

King James Version

Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

Holman Bible

Now, the Lord of Hosts says this: “Think carefully about your ways:

International Standard Version

"Now this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, says: "Carefully consider your ways:

A Conservative Version

Now therefore thus says LORD of hosts: Consider your ways.

American Standard Version

Now therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.


Now therefore, thus says the Lord of hosts, “Consider your ways and thoughtfully reflect on your conduct!

Bible in Basic English

For this cause the Lord of armies has said, Give thought to your ways.

Julia Smith Translation

And now, thus said Jehovah of armies: Set your hearts upon your ways

King James 2000

Now therefore thus says the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And so then, thus says Yahweh of hosts: '{Consider your ways}!

Modern King James verseion

And now so says Jehovah of Hosts: Set your heart on your ways;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Consider now your own ways in your hearts, sayeth the LORD of Hosts.

NET Bible

Here then is what the Lord who rules over all says: 'Think carefully about what you are doing.

New Heart English Bible

Now therefore this is what the LORD of hosts says: Consider your ways.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, - Apply your heart unto your own experience -


Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

World English Bible

Now therefore this is what Yahweh of Armies says: Consider your ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Set your heart to your ways.


Root Form
the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Usage: 483

שׂים שׂוּם 
Usage: 580

Images Haggai 1:5

Prayers for Haggai 1:5

Context Readings

The Temple Lies In Ruins

4 Is it time for you that ye should dwell in your wainscoted houses, while this house lieth waste? 5 And now thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways. 6 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but are not satisfied; ye drink, but are not filled with drink; ye clothe yourselves, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth wages for a bag with holes.

Cross References

Lamentations 3:40

Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to Jehovah.

Exodus 7:23

And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, and took not this to heart either.

Exodus 9:21

But he that did not regard the word of Jehovah left his bondmen and his cattle in the field.

Psalm 48:13

Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces: that ye may tell it to the generation following.

Ezekiel 18:28

Because he considereth, and turneth from all his transgressions which he hath committed, he shall certainly live, he shall not die.

Ezekiel 40:4

And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thy heart upon all that I shall shew thee; for in order that it might be shewn unto thee art thou brought hither. Declare to the house of Israel all that thou seest.

Daniel 6:14

Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore distressed thereby, and set his heart on Daniel to save him; and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.

Daniel 10:12

And he said unto me, Fear not, Daniel; for from the first day that thou didst set thy heart to understand, and to humble thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come because of thy words.

Haggai 1:7

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.

Haggai 2:15-18

And now, I pray you, consider from this day and onward, from before a stone was laid upon a stone in the temple of Jehovah,

Luke 15:17

And coming to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and I perish here by famine.

2 Corinthians 13:5

examine your own selves if ye be in the faith; prove your own selves: do ye not recognise yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you, unless indeed ye be reprobates?

Galatians 6:4

but let each prove his own work, and then he will have his boast in what belongs to himself alone, and not in what belongs to another.

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