Haggai 1:10
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New Living Translation
It's because of you that the heavens withhold the dew and the earth produces no crops.

King James Bible
Therefore the heaven over you is stayed from dew, and the earth is stayed from her fruit.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore over you the heavens withhold their dew, and the earth withholdeth its fruit.

World English Bible
Therefore for your sake the heavens withhold the dew, and the earth withholds its fruit.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, over you refrained have the heavens from dew, And the land hath refrained its increase.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

1:10 Is stayed - God hath forbidden them, to drop down dew.

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Library
"The Prophets of God Helping Them"
Close by the Israelites who had set themselves to the task of rebuilding the temple, dwelt the Samaritans, a mixed race that had sprung up through the intermarriage of heathen colonists from the provinces of Assyria with the remnant of the ten tribes which had been left in Samaria and Galilee. In later years the Samaritans claimed to worship the true God, but in heart and practice they were idolaters. It is true, they held that their idols were but to remind them of the living God, the Ruler of the
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Haggai
The post-exilic age sharply distinguished itself from the pre-exilic (Zech. i. 4), and nowhere is the difference more obvious than in prophecy. Post-exilic prophecy has little of the literary or moral power of earlier prophecy, but it would be very easy to do less than justice to Haggai. His prophecy is very short; into two chapters is condensed a summary, probably not even in his own words, of no less than four addresses. Meagre as they may seem to us, they produced a great effect on those who heard
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:23
The skies above will be as unyielding as bronze, and the earth beneath will be as hard as iron.

Deuteronomy 28:24
The LORD will change the rain that falls on your land into powder, and dust will pour down from the sky until you are destroyed.

1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah, who was from Tishbe in Gilead, told King Ahab, "As surely as the LORD, the God of Israel, lives--the God I serve--there will be no dew or rain during the next few years until I give the word!"

Joel 1:18
How the animals moan with hunger! The herds of cattle wander about confused, because they have no pasture. The flocks of sheep and goats bleat in misery.

Haggai 1:6
You have planted much but harvest little. You eat but are not satisfied. You drink but are still thirsty. You put on clothes but cannot keep warm. Your wages disappear as though you were putting them in pockets filled with holes!

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