Haggai 1:8

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Goe vp to the mountaine, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Go up to the mountains, bring wood and rebuild the temple, that I may be pleased with it and be glorified, says the LORD."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

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.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go up to the hills and get wood and put up the house; and I will take pleasure in it and be honoured, says the Lord.
- Basic English 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 Jehovah.
- Darby 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.
- Webster's 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.
- World English Bible

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.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Go up to the hill-country, and bring wood, and build the house; and I will take pleasure in it, and I will be glorified, saith the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Haggai 1:8


1:8 Take pleasure - I will accept your offerings, and hear your prayers. Glorified - Shew my majesty and account myself glorified by you also.


Discussion for Haggai 1

  • John McGrew
    Its our common body, Christ's body, the church which is the temple of the spirit. "Your"-(second person plural); "body"-(singular.)
  • Anita
    Our bodies is the living temple of God, that's where He wants to dwell. Our. Great need is in Him. If we neglect to take care of ourselves then He will destroy us according to his word. When we separate ourselves from God then we are committing suicide. God desire and intent is to dwell in us through His spirit. That is the spirit of God of Jesus. We are the living temple of the living God.
  • Maria Drummond
    PRIORITIZING PUTTING FIRST THINGS FIRST
    The things of God must not be taken lightly, we must walk in obedience to His words and so we will prosper
  • Awakan Olumuyiwa
    The church of God for sure dwells by His gracious mercy. mankind has been taking spiritual commands for granted, but as the case is, my prayer is for us to abide through divine power of God to be able to prove beyond doubts our true love for Him.
  • IjeomaOkonkwo
    We must always obey God,and His true prophets.We must learn to do the things of God first,like paying our tithes,vowa,offerings.In short,we should always seek the things of God,and His righteousness Matthew 6:33
  • Sherrell
    ONE WORD:CONSECRATION

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