Haggai 2:11
New International Version
"This is what the LORD Almighty says: 'Ask the priests what the law says:

New Living Translation
“This is what the LORD of Heaven’s Armies says. Ask the priests this question about the law:

English Standard Version
“Thus says the LORD of hosts: Ask the priests about the law:

Berean Study Bible
“This is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘Ask the priests for a ruling.

King James Bible
Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

New King James Version
“Thus says the LORD of hosts: ‘Now, ask the priests concerning the law, saying,

New American Standard Bible
“The LORD of armies says this: ‘Now ask the priests for a ruling:

NASB 1995
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Ask now the priests for a ruling:

NASB 1977
“Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘Ask now the priests for a ruling:

Amplified Bible
“Thus says the LORD of hosts, ‘Ask the priests for a ruling:

Christian Standard Bible
“This is what the LORD of Armies says: Ask the priests for a ruling.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This is what the LORD of Hosts says: Ask the priests for a ruling.

American Standard Version
Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thus saith the Lord Almighty; Inquire now of the priest concerning the law, saying,

Contemporary English Version
to ask the priests for their opinion on the following matters:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thus saith the Lord of hosts: Ask the priests the law, saying:

English Revised Version
Thus saith the LORD of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Good News Translation
He said, "Ask the priests for a ruling on this question:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"This is what the LORD of Armies says: Ask the priests for a decision.

International Standard Version
"This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: 'Ask the priests about what the Law says:

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thus saith the LORD of hosts: Ask now the priests for instruction, saying:

Literal Standard Version
Thus said YHWH of Hosts: “Now ask the priests of the Law, saying,

NET Bible
"The LORD who rules over all says, 'Ask the priests about the law.

New Heart English Bible
"Thus says the LORD of hosts: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

World English Bible
"Thus says Yahweh of Armies: Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: 'Ask, I pray thee, the priests of the law, saying:

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Blessings for a Defiled People
10On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month, in the second year of Darius, the word of the LORD came to Haggai the prophet, saying, 11“This is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘Ask the priests for a ruling. 12If a man carries consecrated meat in the fold of his garment, and it touches bread, stew, wine, oil, or any other food, does that item become holy?’ ” “No,” replied the priests.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 17:8
If a case is too difficult for you to judge, whether the controversy within your gates is regarding bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults, you must go up to the place the LORD your God will choose.

Ezekiel 22:26
Her priests do violence to My law and profane My holy things. They make no distinction between the holy and the common, and they fail to distinguish between the clean and the unclean. They disregard My Sabbaths, so that I am profaned among them.

Ezekiel 44:23
They are to teach My people the difference between the holy and the common, and show them how to discern between the clean and the unclean.

Malachi 2:7
For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, because he is the messenger of the LORD of Hosts.


Treasury of Scripture

Thus said the LORD of hosts; Ask now the priests concerning the law, saying,

Leviticus 10:10,11
And that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean; …

Deuteronomy 33:10
They shall teach Jacob thy judgments, and Israel thy law: they shall put incense before thee, and whole burnt sacrifice upon thine altar.

Ezekiel 44:23,24
And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean…









Verse 11. - Concerning the Law. Others translate, "for instruction." Ask the priests these two legal questions, such as they were appointed to expound (Deuteronomy 17:8, etc.; Deuteronomy 33:10; Malachi 2:7). By this appeal the prophet makes his lesson sink deeper into the people's mind.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
“This is what
כֹּ֥ה (kōh)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3541: Like this, thus, here, now

the LORD
יְהוָ֣ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

of Hosts
צְבָא֑וֹת (ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

says:
אָמַ֖ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

‘Ask
שְׁאַל־ (šə·’al-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7592: To inquire, to request, to demand

the priests
הַכֹּהֲנִ֛ים (hak·kō·hă·nîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3548: Priest

for a ruling.
תּוֹרָ֖ה (tō·w·rāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8451: Direction, instruction, law


Jump to Previous
Almighty Armies Decide Hosts Instruction Law Point Priests Question Ruling Words
Jump to Next
Almighty Armies Decide Hosts Instruction Law Point Priests Question Ruling Words
Links
Haggai 2:11 NIV
Haggai 2:11 NLT
Haggai 2:11 ESV
Haggai 2:11 NASB
Haggai 2:11 KJV

Haggai 2:11 BibleApps.com
Haggai 2:11 Biblia Paralela
Haggai 2:11 Chinese Bible
Haggai 2:11 French Bible
Haggai 2:11 Clyx Quotations

OT Prophets: Haggai 2:11 Thus says Yahweh of Armies: Ask now (Hagg. Hag. Hg)
Haggai 2:10
Top of Page
Top of Page