Haggai 1:5
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New International Version
Now this is what the LORD Almighty says: "Give careful thought to your ways.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
And now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Set your heart to your ways.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Consider your ways - Is it fit that you should be building yourselves elegant houses, and neglect a place for the worship of that God who has restored you from captivity?

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Haggai 1:7 Thus said the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.

Haggai 2:15-18 And now, I pray you, consider from this day and upward, from before a stone was laid on a stone in the temple of the LORD...

Lamentations 3:40 Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.

Ezekiel 18:28 Because he considers, and turns away from all his transgressions that he has committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.

Luke 15:17 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!

2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves, whether you be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know you not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you...

Galatians 6:4 But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.

Consider your ways. Heb. Set your heart on your ways.

Exodus 7:23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, neither did he set his heart to this also.

Exodus 9:21 And he that regarded not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.

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Psalm 48:13 Mark you well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that you may tell it to the generation following.

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Ezekiel 40:4 And the man said to me, Son of man, behold with your eyes, and hear with your ears, and set your heart on all that I shall show you...

Daniel 6:14 Then the king, when he heard these words, was sore displeased with himself, and set his heart on Daniel to deliver him...

Daniel 10:12 Then said he to me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that you did set your heart to understand...

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Vain Toil
'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.'--HAGGAI i. 6 A large emigration had taken place from the land of captivity to Jerusalem. The great purpose which the returning exiles had in view was the rebuilding of the Temple, as the centre-point of the restored nation. With true heroism, and much noble and unselfish
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Last Days of the Old Eastern World
The Median wars--The last native dynasties of Egypt--The Eastern world on the eve of the Macedonian conquest. [Drawn by Boudier, from one of the sarcophagi of Sidon, now in the Museum of St. Irene. The vignette, which is by Faucher-Gudin, represents the sitting cyno-cephalus of Nectanebo I., now in the Egyptian Museum at the Vatican.] Darius appears to have formed this project of conquest immediately after his first victories, when his initial attempts to institute satrapies had taught him not
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 9

Cross References
Haggai 1:4
"Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?"

Haggai 1:6
You have planted much, but harvested little. You eat, but never have enough. You drink, but never have your fill. You put on clothes, but are not warm. You earn wages, only to put them in a purse with holes in it."

Haggai 2:15
"'Now give careful thought to this from this day on --consider how things were before one stone was laid on another in the LORD's temple.

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