Haggai 2:9

“The glory of this latter house shal be greater then of the former, saith the Lord of hostes: and in this place will I giue peace, saith the Lord of hostes.”

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Other Translations

The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.
- King James Version

'The latter glory of this house will be greater than the former,' says the LORD of hosts, 'and in this place I will give peace,' declares the LORD of hosts."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The latter glory of this house shall be greater than the former, saith Jehovah of hosts; and in this place will I give peace, saith Jehovah of hosts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The second glory of this house will be greater than the first, says the Lord of armies: and in this place I will give peace, says the Lord of armies.
- Basic English Bible

The latter glory of this house shall be greater than the former, saith Jehovah of hosts; and in this place will I give peace, saith Jehovah of hosts.
- Darby Bible

The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.
- Webster's Bible

'The latter glory of this house will be greater than the former,' says Yahweh of Armies; 'and in this place will I give peace,' says Yahweh of Armies."
- World English Bible

Greater is the honour of this latter house, Than of the former, said Jehovah of Hosts, And in this place do I give peace, An affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

The glory of this latter house shall be greater than that of the former, saith the LORD of hosts; and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Haggai 2:9


2:9 In this place - In my house, a type of Christ. Peace - A spiritual, internal, and heavenly peace.


Discussion for Haggai 2

  • Bea
    I believe God have a something special for His remnant of Israel and He Always included them in every situation to comfort them with His PEACE. Up to time we are living inGod will necer leave His People And surely He will not distroy and as Christ says My mother and father and brother and sister are those who Do the will of His Father Keeping his command or Covenant to the end We are save through Christ but their will always be the ten commandment cause Our Heavenly Father hold true to His WORD Our Heavenly Father hold true to His Word ,He still hold unto God never change His Word ,His remnat of people Israel up to this day are giving peace when they walk in obedience with his word,He did not do away with the Ten Comandment , Christ Himself said My father and my mother ,my brother and sister are those who do the will of his father.
  • Leonard Ng'eny
    Haggai 2:3- This text contains the very essence of how far our human aspirations can go.Much as the ancient temple was built with magnificence it turned to vanity (what later the very king,king Solomon himself, who built it said in Ecclesiastes) .The ancient temple was beaten down to ruins,never to attain her glory again.The lord now requires a place in our heart to be His holy habitation.
  • Kissa Benjamine
    Prophet Haggai is a servant of encouragement to the body of Christ
  • Ezeobiora for verse 9
    Haggai was actually giving a prophesy about our glorious lifein Christ Jesus. As far as we are in Christ,our future is secured for greater glory
  • Anthony
    For me the book haggai is calling us to repent from our wrong doing,God who is holy can 't behold the sins of his convenant children any longer.so we need to repent and turn back to God That we light live in peace with hum.
  • Pastor E
    Chapter 2 asked us a question Will we become clean so God can bless us? God will shake things up and cast things down if we Truly serve Him. Our enemies will be utterly destroyed before our eyes. Nothing can stand in the present of God especially when a "whole lot of shaking " is going on. He said YOU be HOLY for I AM HOLY! Let 's not touch any dead stuff in our life, but remain clean and receive God 's Love, Peace and sanctity.

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