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"My people, why should you be living in well-built houses while my Temple lies in ruins?
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Is it time for you to dwell in ceiled houses, and this house lie desolate?
2 Samuel 7:2 He said to Nathan the prophet: Dost thou see that I dwell in a house of cedar, and the ark of God is lodged within skins?
Psalm 132:3-5 If I shall enter into the tabernacle of my house: if I shall go up into the bed wherein I lie: . . .
Matthew 6:33 Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God, and his justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.
Philippians 2:21 For all seek the things that are their own not the things that are Jesus Christ's.
Psalm 74:7 They have set fire to thy sanctuary: they have defiled the dwelling place of thy name on the earth.
Psalm 102:14 For the stones thereof have pleased thy servants: and they shall have pity on the earth thereof.
Jeremiah 26:6,18 I will make this house like Silo: and I will make this city a curse to all the nations of the earth. . . .
Jeremiah 52:13 And he burnt the house of the Lord, and the king's house, and all the houses of Jerusalem, and every great house he burnt with fire.
Lamentations 2:7 Zain. The Lord hath cast off his altar, he hath cursed his sanctuary: he hath delivered the walls of the towers thereof into the hand of the enemy: they have made a noise in the house of the Lord, as in the day of a solemn feast.
Lamentations 4:1 Aleph. How is the gold become dim, the finest colour is changed, the stones of the sanctuary are scattered in the top of every street?
Ezekiel 24:21 Speak to the house of Israel: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I will profane my sanctuary, the glory of your realm, and the thing that your eyes desire, and for which your soul feareth: your sons, and your daughters, whom you have left, shall fall by the sword.
Daniel 9:17,18,26,27 Now, therefore, O our God, hear the supplication of thy servant, and his prayers: and shew thy face upon thy sanctuary, which is desolate, for thy own sake. . . .
Micah 3:12 Her princes have judged for bribes: and her priests have taught for hire, and her prophets divined for money: and they leaned upon the Lord, saying: Is not the Lord in the midst of us? no evil shall come among us.
Matthew 24:1,2 And Jesus being come out of the temple, went away. And his disciples came to shew him the buildings of the temple. . . .
ContextA Call to Rebuild the Temple
…3And the word of the Lord came by the hand of Haggai the prophet, saying: 4Is it time for you to dwell in ceiled houses, and this house lie desolate?5And now thus saith the Lord of hosts: Set your hearts to consider your ways.…
Who saith: I will build me a wide house, and large chambers: who openeth to himself windows, and maketh roofs of cedar, and painteth them with vermilion.
Thus saith the Lord: There shall be heard again in this place (which you say is desolate, because there is neither man nor beast: in the cities of Juda, and without Jerusalem, which are desolate without man, and without inhabitant, and without beast)
Thus saith the Lord of hosts: There shall be again in this place that is desolate without man, and without beast, and in all the cities thereof, an habitation of shepherds causing their flocks to lie down.
And the word of the Lord came by the hand of Haggai the prophet, saying:
And now thus saith the Lord of hosts: Set your hearts to consider your ways.
You have looked for more, and behold it became less, and you brought it home, and I blowed it away: why, saith the Lord of hosts? because my house is desolate, and you make haste every man to his own house.
Additional Translations“Is it a time for you yourselves to live in your paneled houses, while this house lies in ruins?”Is it time for you, O you, to dwell in your paneled houses, and this house lie waste?
Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your ceiled houses, while this house lieth waste?
And now thus saith the Lord Almighty; Consider your ways, I pray you.
Is it time for you that ye should dwell in your wainscoted houses, while this house lieth waste?
Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your cieled houses, while this house lieth waste?
Is it time for you, O ye, to dwell in your ceiled houses, and this house lie waste?
"Is it a time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses, while this house lies waste?
Is it time for you -- you! To dwell in your covered houses, And this house to lie waste?
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