Definition of Book of Haggai
1. Noun. An Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity.
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets
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1. The Book of the Twelve Prophets Commonly Called the Minor by George Adam Smith (1898)
"CHAPTER XVII THE Book of Haggai THE Book of Haggai contains thirty-eight verses, which have been divided between two chapters.1 The text is, ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"To this consummation, with its necessary accompaniment in the extinction of prophecy, the book of Haggai already points. ..."
3. Works by Jean Calvin, Calvin translation society (1848)
"A TRANSLAT ION OF CALVIN'S VERSION OF THE Book of Haggai. CHAPTER I. 1 IN the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, on the first day of the ..."
4. Historic Notes on the Books of the Old and New Testaments by Samuel Sharpe (1858)
"ON THE Book of Haggai. HAGGAI wrote in the second year of Darius Hystaspes, king of Persia, BC 520, when Zerubbabel was governor of Judea under the Persians ..."
5. A popular introduction to the study of the holy Scriptures by William Carpenter (1826)
"The Book of Haggai. This prophet lived about 520 years before Christ. He was raised up for the purpose of stimulating Zerubbabel, Joshua, and the people, ..."
6. A Commentary on the Book of Daniel by Moses Stuart (1850)
"It is proper to remark, here, that the book of Haggai, also a prophet of the exile-period, is a very short one, and has only one specific object in view. ..."
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