Book 34 – 37

Book 34 – Nahum

34:001:001 The burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the

34:001:002 God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth,
           and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his
           adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

34:001:003 The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at
           all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind
           and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

34:001:004 He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the
           rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of
           Lebanon languisheth.

34:001:005 The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth
           is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell

34:001:006 Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the
           fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and
           the rocks are thrown down by him.

34:001:007 The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he
           knoweth them that trust in him.

34:001:008 But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the
           place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

34:001:009 What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter
           end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.

34:001:010 For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they
           are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble
           fully dry.

34:001:011 There is one come out of thee, that imagineth evil against the
           LORD, a wicked counsellor.

34:001:012 Thus saith the LORD; Though they be quiet, and likewise many,
           yet thus shall they be cut down, when he shall pass through.
           Though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more.

34:001:013 For now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will burst
           thy bonds in sunder.

34:001:014 And the LORD hath given a commandment concerning thee, that no
           more of thy name be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I
           cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make thy
           grave; for thou art vile.

34:001:015 Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good
           tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn
           feasts, perform thy vows: for the wicked shall no more pass
           through thee; he is utterly cut off.

34:002:001 He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the
           munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy
           power mightily.

34:002:002 For the LORD hath turned away the excellency of Jacob, as the
           excellency of Israel: for the emptiers have emptied them out,
           and marred their vine branches.

34:002:003 The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are
           in scarlet: the chariots shall be with flaming torches in the
           day of his preparation, and the fir trees shall be terribly

34:002:004 The chariots shall rage in the streets, they shall justle one
           against another in the broad ways: they shall seem like
           torches, they shall run like the lightnings.

34:002:005 He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their
           walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the
           defence shall be prepared.

34:002:006 The gates of the rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall
           be dissolved.

34:002:007 And Huzzab shall be led away captive, she shall be brought up,
           and her maids shall lead her as with the voice of doves,
           tabering upon their breasts.

34:002:008 But Nineveh is of old like a pool of water: yet they shall
           flee away. Stand, stand, shall they cry; but none shall look

34:002:009 Take ye the spoil of silver, take the spoil of gold: for there
           is none end of the store and glory out of all the pleasant

34:002:010 She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melteth, and
           the knees smite together, and much pain is in all loins, and
           the faces of them all gather blackness.

34:002:011 Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feedingplace of
           the young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked,
           and the lion's whelp, and none made them afraid?

34:002:012 The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and
           strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey,
           and his dens with ravin.

34:002:013 Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will
           burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy
           young lions: and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and
           the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.

34:003:001 Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery;
           the prey departeth not;

34:003:002 The noise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the
           wheels, and of the pransing horses, and of the jumping

34:003:003 The horseman lifteth up both the bright sword and the
           glittering spear: and there is a multitude of slain, and a
           great number of carcases; and there is none end of their
           corpses; they stumble upon their corpses:

34:003:004 Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured
           harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations
           through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.

34:003:005 Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts; and I will
           discover thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations
           thy nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame.

34:003:006 And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee
           vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.

34:003:007 And it shall come to pass, that all they that look upon thee
           shall flee from thee, and say, Nineveh is laid waste: who will
           bemoan her? whence shall I seek comforters for thee?

34:003:008 Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the
           rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was
           the sea, and her wall was from the sea?

34:003:009 Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put
           and Lubim were thy helpers.

34:003:010 Yet was she carried away, she went into captivity: her young
           children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the
           streets: and they cast lots for her honourable men, and all
           her great men were bound in chains.

34:003:011 Thou also shalt be drunken: thou shalt be hid, thou also shalt
           seek strength because of the enemy.

34:003:012 All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees with the
           firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into
           the mouth of the eater.

34:003:013 Behold, thy people in the midst of thee are women: the gates
           of thy land shall be set wide open unto thine enemies: the
           fire shall devour thy bars.

34:003:014 Draw thee waters for the siege, fortify thy strong holds: go
           into clay, and tread the morter, make strong the brickkiln.

34:003:015 There shall the fire devour thee; the sword shall cut thee
           off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself
           many as the cankerworm, make thyself many as the locusts.

34:003:016 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven:
           the cankerworm spoileth, and fleeth away.

34:003:017 Thy crowned are as the locusts, and thy captains as the great
           grasshoppers, which camp in the hedges in the cold day, but
           when the sun ariseth they flee away, and their place is not
           known where they are.

34:003:018 Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall
           dwell in the dust: thy people is scattered upon the mountains,
           and no man gathereth them.

34:003:019 There is no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all
           that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee:
           for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed continually?

Book 35 – Habakkuk

35:001:001 The burden which Habakkuk the prophet did see.

35:001:002 O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry
           out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!

35:001:003 Why dost thou shew me iniquity, and cause me to behold
           grievance? for spoiling and violence are before me: and there
           are that raise up strife and contention.

35:001:004 Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go
           forth: for the wicked doth compass about the righteous;
           therefore wrong judgment proceedeth.

35:001:005 Behold ye among the heathen, and regard, and wonder
           marvelously: for I will work a work in your days which ye will
           not believe, though it be told you.

35:001:006 For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty
           nation, which shall march through the breadth of the land, to
           possess the dwellingplaces that are not their's.

35:001:007 They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their
           dignity shall proceed of themselves.

35:001:008 Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more
           fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen shall
           spread themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far;
           they shall fly as the eagle that hasteth to eat.

35:001:009 They shall come all for violence: their faces shall sup up as
           the east wind, and they shall gather the captivity as the

35:001:010 And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a
           scorn unto them: they shall deride every strong hold; for they
           shall heap dust, and take it.

35:001:011 Then shall his mind change, and he shall pass over, and
           offend, imputing this his power unto his god.

35:001:012 Art thou not from everlasting, O LORD my God, mine Holy One?
           we shall not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for
           judgment; and, O mighty God, thou hast established them for

35:001:013 Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look
           on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal
           treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked
           devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

35:001:014 And makest men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping
           things, that have no ruler over them?

35:001:015 They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in
           their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they
           rejoice and are glad.

35:001:016 Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and burn incense unto
           their drag; because by them their portion is fat, and their
           meat plenteous.

35:001:017 Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare
           continually to slay the nations?

35:002:001 I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and
           will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall
           answer when I am reproved.

35:002:002 And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make
           it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

35:002:003 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it
           shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it;
           because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

35:002:004 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but
           the just shall live by his faith.

35:002:005 Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man,
           neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and
           is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him
           all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:

35:002:006 Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a
           taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that
           increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that
           ladeth himself with thick clay!

35:002:007 Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee, and
           awake that shall vex thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto

35:002:008 Because thou hast spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the
           people shall spoil thee; because of men's blood, and for the
           violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell

35:002:009 Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house,
           that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered
           from the power of evil!

35:002:010 Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many
           people, and hast sinned against thy soul.

35:002:011 For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of
           the timber shall answer it.

35:002:012 Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a
           city by iniquity!

35:002:013 Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall
           labour in the very fire, and the people shall weary themselves
           for very vanity?

35:002:014 For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory
           of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.

35:002:015 Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy
           bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest
           look on their nakedness!

35:002:016 Thou art filled with shame for glory: drink thou also, and let
           thy foreskin be uncovered: the cup of the LORD's right hand
           shall be turned unto thee, and shameful spewing shall be on
           thy glory.

35:002:017 For the violence of Lebanon shall cover thee, and the spoil of
           beasts, which made them afraid, because of men's blood, and
           for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that
           dwell therein.

35:002:018 What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath
           graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the
           maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?

35:002:019 Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake; to the dumb stone,
           Arise, it shall teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold and
           silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.

35:002:020 But the LORD is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep
           silence before him.

35:003:001 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth.

35:003:002 O LORD, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O LORD,
           revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the
           years make known; in wrath remember mercy.

35:003:003 God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah.
           His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his

35:003:004 And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out
           of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power.

35:003:005 Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth
           at his feet.

35:003:006 He stood, and measured the earth: he beheld, and drove asunder
           the nations; and the everlasting mountains were scattered, the
           perpetual hills did bow: his ways are everlasting.

35:003:007 I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: and the curtains of
           the land of Midian did tremble.

35:003:008 Was the LORD displeased against the rivers? was thine anger
           against the rivers? was thy wrath against the sea, that thou
           didst ride upon thine horses and thy chariots of salvation?

35:003:009 Thy bow was made quite naked, according to the oaths of the
           tribes, even thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with

35:003:010 The mountains saw thee, and they trembled: the overflowing of
           the water passed by: the deep uttered his voice, and lifted up
           his hands on high.

35:003:011 The sun and moon stood still in their habitation: at the light
           of thine arrows they went, and at the shining of thy
           glittering spear.

35:003:012 Thou didst march through the land in indignation, thou didst
           thresh the heathen in anger.

35:003:013 Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, even for
           salvation with thine anointed; thou woundedst the head out of
           the house of the wicked, by discovering the foundation unto
           the neck. Selah.

35:003:014 Thou didst strike through with his staves the head of his
           villages: they came out as a whirlwind to scatter me: their
           rejoicing was as to devour the poor secretly.

35:003:015 Thou didst walk through the sea with thine horses, through the
           heap of great waters.

35:003:016 When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the
           voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in
           myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he
           cometh up unto the people, he will invade them with his

35:003:017 Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit
           be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the
           fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from
           the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls:

35:003:018 Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my

35:003:019 The LORD God is my strength, and he will make my feet like
           hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high
           places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.

Book 36 – Zephaniah

36:001:001 The word of the LORD which came unto Zephaniah the son of
           Cushi, the son of Gedaliah, the son of Amariah, the son of
           Hizkiah, in the days of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah.

36:001:002 I will utterly consume all things from off the land, saith the

36:001:003 I will consume man and beast; I will consume the fowls of the
           heaven, and the fishes of the sea, and the stumblingblocks
           with the wicked: and I will cut off man from off the land,
           saith the LORD.

36:001:004 I will also stretch out mine hand upon Judah, and upon all the
           inhabitants of Jerusalem; and I will cut off the remnant of
           Baal from this place, and the name of the Chemarims with the

36:001:005 And them that worship the host of heaven upon the housetops;
           and them that worship and that swear by the LORD, and that
           swear by Malcham;

36:001:006 And them that are turned back from the LORD; and those that
           have not sought the LORD, nor enquired for him.

36:001:007 Hold thy peace at the presence of the Lord GOD: for the day of
           the LORD is at hand: for the LORD hath prepared a sacrifice,
           he hath bid his guests.

36:001:008 And it shall come to pass in the day of the LORD's sacrifice,
           that I will punish the princes, and the king's children, and
           all such as are clothed with strange apparel.

36:001:009 In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the
           threshold, which fill their masters' houses with violence and

36:001:010 And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD, that
           there shall be the noise of a cry from the fish gate, and an
           howling from the second, and a great crashing from the hills.

36:001:011 Howl, ye inhabitants of Maktesh, for all the merchant people
           are cut down; all they that bear silver are cut off.

36:001:012 And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search
           Jerusalem with candles, and punish the men that are settled on
           their lees: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do
           good, neither will he do evil.

36:001:013 Therefore their goods shall become a booty, and their houses a
           desolation: they shall also build houses, but not inhabit
           them; and they shall plant vineyards, but not drink the wine

36:001:014 The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth
           greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man
           shall cry there bitterly.

36:001:015 That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a
           day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and
           gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness,

36:001:016 A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and
           against the high towers.

36:001:017 And I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like
           blind men, because they have sinned against the LORD: and
           their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as
           the dung.

36:001:018 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver
           them in the day of the LORD's wrath; but the whole land shall
           be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make
           even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.

36:002:001 Gather yourselves together, yea, gather together, O nation not

36:002:002 Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the
           chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD come upon you,
           before the day of the LORD's anger come upon you.

36:002:003 Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought
           his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye
           shall be hid in the day of the LORD's anger.

36:002:004 For Gaza shall be forsaken, and Ashkelon a desolation: they
           shall drive out Ashdod at the noon day, and Ekron shall be
           rooted up.

36:002:005 Woe unto the inhabitants of the sea coast, the nation of the
           Cherethites! the word of the LORD is against you; O Canaan,
           the land of the Philistines, I will even destroy thee, that
           there shall be no inhabitant.

36:002:006 And the sea coast shall be dwellings and cottages for
           shepherds, and folds for flocks.

36:002:007 And the coast shall be for the remnant of the house of Judah;
           they shall feed thereupon: in the houses of Ashkelon shall
           they lie down in the evening: for the LORD their God shall
           visit them, and turn away their captivity.

36:002:008 I have heard the reproach of Moab, and the revilings of the
           children of Ammon, whereby they have reproached my people, and
           magnified themselves against their border.

36:002:009 Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of
           Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of
           Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits,
           and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall
           spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them.

36:002:010 This shall they have for their pride, because they have
           reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the
           LORD of hosts.

36:002:011 The LORD will be terrible unto them: for he will famish all
           the gods of the earth; and men shall worship him, every one
           from his place, even all the isles of the heathen.

36:002:012 Ye Ethiopians also, ye shall be slain by my sword.

36:002:013 And he will stretch out his hand against the north, and
           destroy Assyria; and will make Nineveh a desolation, and dry
           like a wilderness.

36:002:014 And flocks shall lie down in the midst of her, all the beasts
           of the nations: both the cormorant and the bittern shall lodge
           in the upper lintels of it; their voice shall sing in the
           windows; desolation shall be in the thresholds; for he shall
           uncover the cedar work.

36:002:015 This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in
           her heart, I am, and there is none beside me: how is she
           become a desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in! every
           one that passeth by her shall hiss, and wag his hand.

36:003:001 Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing

36:003:002 She obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she
           trusted not in the LORD; she drew not near to her God.

36:003:003 Her princes within her are roaring lions; her judges are
           evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow.

36:003:004 Her prophets are light and treacherous persons: her priests
           have polluted the sanctuary, they have done violence to the

36:003:005 The just LORD is in the midst thereof; he will not do
           iniquity: every morning doth he bring his judgment to light,
           he faileth not; but the unjust knoweth no shame.

36:003:006 I have cut off the nations: their towers are desolate; I made
           their streets waste, that none passeth by: their cities are
           destroyed, so that there is no man, that there is none

36:003:007 I said, Surely thou wilt fear me, thou wilt receive
           instruction; so their dwelling should not be cut off,
           howsoever I punished them: but they rose early, and corrupted
           all their doings.

36:003:008 Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that
           I rise up to the prey: for my determination is to gather the
           nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them
           mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: for all the earth
           shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.

36:003:009 For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they
           may all call upon the name of the LORD, to serve him with one

36:003:010 From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia my suppliants, even the
           daughter of my dispersed, shall bring mine offering.

36:003:011 In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings,
           wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will
           take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy
           pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty because of my holy

36:003:012 I will also leave in the midst of thee an afflicted and poor
           people, and they shall trust in the name of the LORD.

36:003:013 The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies;
           neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for
           they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.

36:003:014 Sing, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel; be glad and rejoice
           with all the heart, O daughter of Jerusalem.

36:003:015 The LORD hath taken away thy judgments, he hath cast out thine
           enemy: the king of Israel, even the LORD, is in the midst of
           thee: thou shalt not see evil any more.

36:003:016 In that day it shall be said to Jerusalem, Fear thou not: and
           to Zion, Let not thine hands be slack.

36:003:017 The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save,
           he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love,
           he will joy over thee with singing.

36:003:018 I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly,
           who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

36:003:019 Behold, at that time I will undo all that afflict thee: and I
           will save her that halteth, and gather her that was driven
           out; and I will get them praise and fame in every land where
           they have been put to shame.

36:003:020 At that time will I bring you again, even in the time that I
           gather you: for I will make you a name and a praise among all
           people of the earth, when I turn back your captivity before
           your eyes, saith the LORD.

Book 37 – Haggai

37:001:001 In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in
           the first day of the month, came the word of the LORD by
           Haggai the prophet unto Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel,
           governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high
           priest, saying,

37:001:002 Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The
           time is not come, the time that the LORD's house should be

37:001:003 Then came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet, saying,

37:001:004 Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your cieled houses, and
           this house lie waste?

37:001:005 Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your

37:001:006 Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have
           not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye
           clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages
           earneth wages to put it into a bag with holes.

37:001:007 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

37:001:008 Go up to the mountain, and bring wood, and build the house;
           and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith
           the LORD.

37:001:009 Ye looked for much, and, lo it came to little; and when ye
           brought it home, I did blow upon it. Why? saith the LORD of
           hosts. Because of mine house that is waste, and ye run every
           man unto his own house.

37:001:010 Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the
           earth is stayed from her fruit.

37:001:011 And I called for a drought upon the land, and upon the
           mountains, and upon the corn, and upon the new wine, and upon
           the oil, and upon that which the ground bringeth forth, and
           upon men, and upon cattle, and upon all the labour of the

37:001:012 Then Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua the son of
           Josedech, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people,
           obeyed the voice of the LORD their God, and the words of
           Haggai the prophet, as the LORD their God had sent him, and
           the people did fear before the LORD.

37:001:013 Then spake Haggai the LORD's messenger in the LORD's message
           unto the people, saying, I am with you, saith the LORD.

37:001:014 And the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel the son of
           Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua the son
           of Josedech, the high priest, and the spirit of all the
           remnant of the people; and they came and did work in the house
           of the LORD of hosts, their God,

37:001:015 In the four and twentieth day of the sixth month, in the
           second year of Darius the king.

37:002:001 In the seventh month, in the one and twentieth day of the
           month, came the word of the LORD by the prophet Haggai,

37:002:002 Speak now to Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of
           Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, and
           to the residue of the people, saying,

37:002:003 Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory?
           and how do ye see it now? is it not in your eyes in comparison
           of it as nothing?

37:002:004 Yet now be strong, O Zerubbabel, saith the LORD; and be
           strong, O Joshua, son of Josedech, the high priest; and be
           strong, all ye people of the land, saith the LORD, and work:
           for I am with you, saith the LORD of hosts:

37:002:005 According to the word that I covenanted with you when ye came
           out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you: fear ye not.

37:002:006 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little
           while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the
           sea, and the dry land;

37:002:007 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations
           shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the
           LORD of hosts.

37:002:008 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the LORD of

37:002:009 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the
           former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give
           peace, saith the LORD of hosts.

37:002:010 In the four and twentieth day of the ninth month, in the
           second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD by Haggai the
           prophet, saying,

37:002:011 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests concerning
           the law, saying,

37:002:012 If one bear holy flesh in the skirt of his garment, and with
           his skirt do touch bread, or pottage, or wine, or oil, or any
           meat, shall it be holy? And the priests answered and said, No.

37:002:013 Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body touch
           any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered
           and said, It shall be unclean.

37:002:014 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.

37:002:015 And now, I pray you, consider from this day and upward, from
           before a stone was laid upon a stone in the temple of the

37:002:016 Since those days were, when one came to an heap of twenty
           measures, there were but ten: when one came to the pressfat
           for to draw out fifty vessels out of the press, there were but

37:002:017 I smote you with blasting and with mildew and with hail in all
           the labours of your hands; yet ye turned not to me, saith the

37:002:018 Consider now from this day and upward, from the four and
           twentieth day of the ninth month, even from the day that the
           foundation of the LORD's temple was laid, consider it.

37:002:019 Is the seed yet in the barn? yea, as yet the vine, and the fig
           tree, and the pomegranate, and the olive tree, hath not
           brought forth: from this day will I bless you.

37:002:020 And again the word of the LORD came unto Haggai in the four
           and twentieth day of the month, saying,

37:002:021 Speak to Zerubbabel, governor of Judah, saying, I will shake
           the heavens and the earth;

37:002:022 And I will overthrow the throne of kingdoms, and I will
           destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the heathen; and I
           will overthrow the chariots, and those that ride in them; and
           the horses and their riders shall come down, every one by the
           sword of his brother.

37:002:023 In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, will I take thee, O
           Zerubbabel, my servant, the son of Shealtiel, saith the LORD,
           and will make thee as a signet: for I have chosen thee, saith
           the LORD of hosts.