Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Then answered Haggai and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith Jehovah, and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

New American Standard Bible

Then Haggai said, “‘So is this people. And so is this nation before Me,’ declares the Lord, ‘and so is every work of their hands; and what they offer there is unclean.

King James Version

Then answered Haggai, and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith the LORD; and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

Holman Bible

Then Haggai replied, “So is this people, and so is this nation before Me”—this is the Lord’s declaration. “And so is every work of their hands; even what they offer there is defiled.

International Standard Version

Then Haggai answered, ""That's how I look at this people and this nation,' declares the LORD. "And that's how it is with everything they undertake and with what they offer there it is unclean.

A Conservative Version

Then Haggai answered and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, says LORD, and so is every work of their hands. And that which they offer there is unclean.

American Standard Version

Then answered Haggai and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith Jehovah; and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

Amplified

Then Haggai answered, “‘So is this people. And so is this nation before Me,’ declares the Lord, ‘and so is every work of their hands; and what they offer there [on the altar] is unclean [because they who offer it are unclean].

Bible in Basic English

Then Haggai said, So is this people and so is this nation before me, says the Lord; and so is every work of their hands; and the offering they give there is unclean.

Julia Smith Translation

And Haggai will answer and say, Thus this people and thus this nation before me, says Jehovah; and thus all the work of their hands; and what they shall bring near there it is unclean.

King James 2000

Then answered Haggai, and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, says the LORD; and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Haggai answered and said, " 'So [it is with] this people, and [with] this nation before me,' {declares} Yahweh, 'and so [it is with] every kind of work of their hands; and what they offer there [is] unclean.

Modern King James verseion

And Haggai answered and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before Me, says Jehovah. And so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The Priests gave answer and said, "Yea, it shall be unclean." Then Haggai answered, and said, "Even so is this people and this nation before me, sayeth the LORD: and so are all the works of their hands, yea and all that they offer, is unclean.

NET Bible

Then Haggai responded, "'The people of this nation are unclean in my sight,' says the Lord. 'And so is all their effort; everything they offer is also unclean.

New Heart English Bible

Then Haggai answered, "'So is this people, and so is this nation before me,' says the LORD; 'and so is every work of their hands. That which they offer there is unclean.

The Emphasized Bible

Then answered Haggai and said, So, is this people and, so, is this nation before me, Declareth Yahweh, and, so, is every work of their hands, - therefore, whatsoever they offer there, is, defiled.

Webster

Then answered Haggai, and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith the LORD; and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean.

World English Bible

Then Haggai answered, "'So is this people, and so is this nation before me,' says Yahweh; 'and so is every work of their hands. That which they offer there is unclean.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Haggai answereth and saith, 'So is this people, and so is this nation before Me -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- and so is every work of their hands, and that which they bring near there -- it is unclean.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

חגּי 
Chaggay 
Usage: 11

and said

Usage: 0

So is this people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and so is this nation
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

me, saith
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the Lord

Usage: 0

and so is every work
מעשׂה 
Ma`aseh 
Usage: 234

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

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Context Readings

A Promise To Rebuild

13 And Haggai said, If one that is unclean by a dead body touch any of these, is it become unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean. 14 Then answered Haggai and said, So is this people, and so is this nation before me, saith Jehovah, and so is every work of their hands; and that which they offer there is unclean. 15 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,



Cross References

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Isaiah 1:11-15

To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith Jehovah. I am sated with burnt-offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and in the blood of bullocks, and of lambs, and of he-goats I take no pleasure.

Ezra 3:2-3

Then stood up Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brethren the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and his brethren, and built the altar of the God of Israel, to offer up burnt-offerings on it, as it is written in the law of Moses the man of God.

Proverbs 21:4

Lofty eyes, and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, is sin.

Proverbs 21:27

The sacrifice of the wicked is abomination: how much more when they bring it with a wicked purpose!

Proverbs 28:9

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.

Haggai 1:4-11

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

Titus 1:15

All things are pure to the pure; but to the defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

Jude 1:23

but others save with fear, snatching them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.

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