Haggai 1:8
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New International Version
Go up into the mountains and bring down timber and build my house, so that I may take pleasure in it and be honored," says the LORD.

King James Bible
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.

Darby Bible Translation
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 Jehovah.

World English Bible
Go up to the mountain, bring wood, and build the house. I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified," says Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Go up the mountain, and ye have brought in wood, And build the house, and I am pleased with it. And I am honoured, said Jehovah.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Go up to the mountain, and bring wood - Go to Lebanon, and get timber. In the second year of the return from the captivity, they had procured cedar trees from Lebanon, and brought them to Joppa, and had hired masons and carpenters from the Tyrians and Sidonians; but that labor had been nearly lost by the long suspension of the building. Ezra 3:7.

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2 Chronicles 2:8-10 Send me also cedar trees, fir trees, and algum trees, out of Lebanon: for I know that your servants can skill to cut timber in Lebanon...

Ezra 3:7 They gave money also to the masons, and to the carpenters; and meat, and drink, and oil, to them of Zidon, and to them of Tyre...

Ezra 6:4 With three rows of great stones, and a row of new timber: and let the expenses be given out of the king's house:

Zechariah 11:1,2 Open your doors, O Lebanon, that the fire may devour your cedars...

and build. See on ver.

Haggai 1:2-4 Thus speaks the LORD of hosts, saying, This people say, The time is not come, the time that the LORD's house should be built...

Jonah 3:1,2 And the word of the LORD came to Jonah the second time, saying...

Matthew 3:8,9 Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance...

and I will take.

1 Kings 9:3 And the LORD said to him, I have heard your prayer and your supplication, that you have made before me: I have hallowed this house...

2 Chronicles 7:16 For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever...

Psalm 87:2,3 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob...

Psalm 132:13,14 For the LORD has chosen Zion; he has desired it for his habitation...

I will be.

Haggai 2:7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, said the LORD of hosts.

Exodus 29:43 And there I will meet with the children of Israel, and the tabernacle shall be sanctified by my glory.

Isaiah 60:7,13 All the flocks of Kedar shall be gathered together to you, the rams of Nebaioth shall minister to you...

Isaiah 66:11 That you may suck, and be satisfied with the breasts of her consolations; that you may milk out...

John 13:31,32 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him...

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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
1 Kings 6:1
In the four hundred and eightieth year after the Israelites came out of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month of Ziv, the second month, he began to build the temple of the LORD.

Psalm 132:13
For the LORD has chosen Zion, he has desired it for his dwelling, saying,

Psalm 132:14
"This is my resting place for ever and ever; here I will sit enthroned, for I have desired it.

Haggai 1:7
This is what the LORD Almighty says: "Give careful thought to your ways.

Haggai 2:7
I will shake all nations, and what is desired by all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory,' says the LORD Almighty.

Haggai 2:9
The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,' says the LORD Almighty. 'And in this place I will grant peace,' declares the LORD Almighty."

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