haggai 2:9 commentary

Zech. 2. Bab. II. Haggai 1. A peaceful, serene, tranquil frame of mind; and peace with all men. Chapter 2. Again, it is the glory of the New Covenant in Christ Jesus that provides the complete fulfillment of the passage. Say this to them. The temple itself was profaned by Antiochus Epiphanes (Isaiah 9:6-7 “the Prince of peace: of the increase of His government and of His peace there was to be no end;” in His days Psalm 72:3, Psalm 72:7 “the mountains were to bring peace to the people; there should be abundance of peace, so long as the moon endureth; the work of righteousness was to be peace Isaiah 32:17, the chastisement of our peace (that which obtained it) was upon Him” Isaiah 53:5, “great should be the peace of her children” Isaiah 54:13, in the Gospel God would give peace, true peace, to the “far off and the near” Isaiah 57:19. ‘The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the LORD Almighty. It is the gift of God. The people honor God through the temple precisely because they have experienced God's promises in history in events like the exodus and the restoration to the land." God calleth us to peace” 1 Corinthians 7:15 in the Gospel Romans 5:1, “being justified by faith, we have peace with God through Jesus Christ our Lord Galatians 5:22, the fruit of the Spirit is love joy peace.” Spiritual peace being thus prominent in the Gospel and in prophecy, as the gift of God, it were unnatural to explain the peace which God promised here to give, as other than He promised elsewhere; peace in Him who is “our peace, Jesus Christ.”, “Peace and tranquility of mind is above all glory of the house; because peace passeth all understanding. The JewsF13T. Haggai 1:15b-2:9 Commentary by Walter C. Bouzard Haggai is dangerous. It is not others; not their absolutions, prayers, or advices. And as the ages rolled over them, a richer accumulation of God’s wonderful works to His Chosen People inspired the praises of the sanctuary. He keeps us secretly in His tabernacle from the strife of tongues. Tell this story of a people trying to rebuild their lives and determine where God is in the midst of it. This was but an outward thing, however blessed, compared with that holy rest prepared for the people of God, and brought into the world by that eternal Son of God, in whom righteousness and peace kissed each other. Lasting peace will only come when Messiah returns to rule and reign (cf. This peace begins by the removal of the difficulty in the way of the just God accepting the guilty (Psalms 85:8; Psalms 85:10; Isaiah 9:6-7; Isaiah 53:5; Zechariah 6:13; 2 Corinthians 5:18-19); then it creates peace in the sinner's own heart (Isaiah 57:19; Acts 10:36; Romans 5:1; Romans 14:17; Ephesians 2:13-17; Philippians 4:7); then it shall at last make peace in the whole earth (Micah 5:5; Luke 2:14). Message given Sunday, January 15, 2017 by Pastor Josh Black at Calvary Chapel Canyon Hills in Lake Elsinore, CA. According to the covenant . His goal was to encourage the builders by giving a word of hope. This latter house, which poor captives and feudatory governors do build, this second temple: the prophet speaks of it as if it were already a house, whereas it was now to be built. The Jews were taught to entertain new and more spiritual ideas of what it was in which the true glory of God’s house consisted,--that it was not in the grandeur of its elevation, nor the beauty of its decorations, nor the costliness of its furniture, though wrought in gold of Ophir, but in the presence of God there, and in the communication of peace to the contrite and humble spirit. 23. . [Note: Chisholm, "A Theology . 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. Commentary on the Texts Haggai 1:15b-2:9. He Himself is in the midst of us. I. This verse lays out a correlation between the temple and full flourishing (NRSV, “prosperity,” KJV “peace) that can too easily be interpreted as a causal relationship. Commentary on Haggai 2:10-19 (Read Haggai 2:10-19) Many spoiled this good work, by going about it with unholy hearts and hands, and were likely to gain no advantage by it. 6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; 7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts. Haggai 2:9 ‘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.” It cannot be the portion of the unbeliever. They were quiet subjects of the Persiam empire, which included also all their former enemies, greater or less. Haggai brings to a climax this section of encouragement by explicitly stating that the later glory of this house would be greater than the former (vv. Haggai’s words do more than offer a “build it and they will come” encouragement as seen in the movie Field of Dreams. (v. 2) God’s instructions concerning the message Haggai is to deliver (v. 3-9) God’s message for Zerubbabel, Joshua, and the people (v. 3) God asks three questions (v. 4-5) God’s gives three commands. However, the motivation for the restoration of the temple remains God’s honor. Haggai 2:9 "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." Haggai 2:9 Context. If Solomon takes the credit for a building of glory, the honor of its restoration belongs to God. His goal was to encourage the builders by giving a word of hope. The kingdom of God is joy and peace Ephesians 2:14-15, Ephesians 2:17; Christ is our peace; made peace; preaches peace. Recount this chronicle of two generations, one with memories of a glorious past and one with some hopes for a faithful future. As regards material splendour that would never be. (J. Hieros. While we know little about the person named Haggai, the book boasts the successful completion of work on the temple in the restoration period. The meaning of Haggai 1:9 is evident from the context. 3. , they are reckoned in this order, the ark, the mercy seat, and cherubim, one; the Shechinah or divine Majesty, the second; the Holy Ghost, which is prophecy, the third; Urim and Thummim the fourth: and the fire from heaven the fifth: what could there be in it to compensate the want of these, and put it upon a level, and even to cause it to excel the temple of Solomon? The treasure of the nations appears as silver and gold in verse 8 and will contribute to the improved magnificence of the temple (Haggai 2:9). Though Zerubbabel's temple was taken down to the foundations when Herod rebuilt the temple, the latter was considered, in a religious point of view, as not a third temple, but virtually the second temple. And in this place will I give peace - שלום shalom a peace-offering, as well as peace itself; or Jesus Christ, who is called the Prince of peace, through whom peace is proclaimed between God and man, between man and his fellows; and through whom peace is established in the disconsolate soul. II. Its restoration reflects the honor of the people in past and current generations for God. ‘The glory of this present house will be greater than the glory of the former house,’ says the LORD Almighty. With what wonder and trust and joy should we, beyond all former ages, praise the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men! In recalling the past, Haggai reminds them of the security of the promises of God as seen in the exodus (the Hebrew verb used here is normally used in covenant making verse 5). (Read Haggai 2:1-9) Those who are hearty in the Lord's service shall receive encouragement to proceed. What is the peace here spoken of? For that reason Christ purified the temple of His day, erected though it was by an Idumean usurper to please the Jews. v. 23, i.e., a king of the tribe of Judah [Gen. 49:10] and family of Jesse [II Samuel 7]). This lection forms the heart of Haggai “pep talk” to all members of the community. 5-9). Peace — A spiritual, internal, and heavenly peace. This was the true glory of the second Temple.’. First, peace between God and man, then between man and God, then between man and man (Isaiah 2:4; Hosea 2:18; Zechariah 9:1-17; Zechariah 10:1-12). The small book of Haggai stands on par with other prophetic books in many respects. "For the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth," John 1:14. The motivation that Haggai lays out consistently points to God’s activities. It is not ourselves. Haggai 1:15b-2:9 Commentary by Walter C. Bouzard Haggai is dangerous. T. Bab. Even though the present temple was less glorious than Solomon"s temple, the Lord promised that the final glory of the temple would be greater than its former glory. This pattern mirrors the communication between Haggai and God. The place where he will give it, and the time when. Earthquakes and other natural occurrences appear in prophetic literature as signals of impending punishment (see Ezekiel 3:12; 38:19, Jeremiah 10:10, 22; 47:3); however, Haggai uses it to announce the inflow of global treasures into the temple. It includes peace with God, i.e, forgiveness, acceptance, reconciliation with Him. Yoma, fol. But the "peace of God that passeth all understanding" is that legacy which the world can neither give nor take from God’s people, John 14:27. In this case the question, whether the temple of tiered was a different material building from that of Zerubbabel, falls away. “The Shechinah and the five precious things,” says one, “which, according to our wise of blessed memory, were in it, and not in the second house, raised and exalted it beyond compare.” Another says, “When Haggai saith, ‹greater shall be the glory of this later house than the first,‘ how is it; that the house which Zerubbabel built through the income which the king of Persia gave them was more glorious than the house which Solomon built? The peace for which we are seeking is far removed from servile fear and bondage, and has in it the very spirit of a child. Zech. 21. The community, though, still needs to do its part in restoring the temple. Jarchi & Kimchi in Hagg. The nature, source, and means of spiritual, peace. The songs which were sung within its walls not only celebrated the Exodus and the other great deliverances for which their fathers praised the Lord, but the sorrows and hopelessness of Babylon, followed by the glorious restoration which filled their hearts with laughter, and their tongues with melody. Who are the subjects of it, or the persons to whom he will give it? Ezekiel 48:2. Show content in: English Both Hebrew. For the former (viz. He adds the international impact of the temple to comments on the need for the temple given in chapter 1.Haggai sees God’s honor as the pressing argument for the restoration of the temple (1:4, 9) not merely because God needs a house to reflect such honor, but rather because the state of the building reflects the people and their relationship with God. 2:9 "the latter glory of this house will be greater than the former" This must be interpreted in light of two contexts: 1. return from exile and later to Herod's temple. Not satisfied with an incomplete project or half-hearted measures, Haggai pushes the community to offer its best to God. 3. Reading. Repentance and faith are both the gifts of God, and must be sought in the use of prescribed means, such as hearing the Word of God and prayer. A greater glory still may be ours. There is no room for a third temple. Home >> Bible Studies >> Haggai >> Haggai 2:1-9 These small group studies of Haggai contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, teaching points, and applications. I want to focus mainly on the message Haggai delivers in 2:1–9. 6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; 7 And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts. See on Haggai 2:22-23; (note). The first temple was burnt by the Chaldees, and the wall of Jerusalem was broken down, and the people carried captive to Babylon, and it was more than fifty years after that the foundation of the second house was laid. This is the only Lectionary reading from the book of Haggai in the three year cycle of the Revised Common Lectionary.In some ways that is unfortunate, especially since the reading chosen, even though it is part of the sequence of semi-continuous prophetic readings for Kingdomtide, fits more with the approach of Advent than it does … . That Son of God was made a human babe, and the angels sang, “On earth peace.” He grew to manhood, and always, though with warnings mingled, He spake of peace. 1. fol. The place looked not like the ancient and beautiful house from which they had been driven seventy years before. 1. Commentary on Haggai 1:15b-2:9 View Bible Text . The use of a plural verb here does not militate against the Messianic interpretation, for there are instances in which the verb agrees with the second of two nouns."[14]SIZE>. The process of the restoration of the temple in Haggai resembles elements of the temple’s construction under Solomon — resources from other nations, finest construction material (1Kings 7:13-51). The author of this peace, and the way in which he will give it. “Who is left among you that saw this house in her first glory, anti how do you see it now?” He had spoken of its “first glory.” Now he says, in contrast, its later glory should be greater than that of its most glorious times. The Gospel is described as Zechariah 9:10 “shall speak peace to the Pagan;” He himself should be “our peace” Micah 5:5. outward peace) was not long enjoyed by these Jews; and their second temple was often spoiled by the enemies, and at length burned and overturned. Be strong (Zerubbabel, Joshua, and people) Work. "The work of the people serves as an expression of God's work among them. Those who are hearty in the Lord's service shall receive encouragement to proceed... View the entire commentary. The glory of the temple of Solomon was, that in it the majesty of God appeared, veiling itself in a cloud: in this, that same Majesty showed itself, in very deed united with the Flesh, visible to sight: so that Jesus Himself said, John 14:9. 8. themselves own there were several things wanting in the latter which were in the former, as the "ark", the "Urim" and "Thummim", the "fire" from heaven, the "Shechinah" (or, as in some books, the anointing oil, and, in others, the cherubim), and the "Holy Ghost": by one of their writersF14Baal Aruch in rad. I. - And so shall there be peace throughout, that, no bodily passions or hindrances of unbelieving mind resisting, Christ shall be all in all, exhibiting the hearts of all subdued to the Father.”. While we know little about the person named Haggai, the book boasts the successful completion of work on the temple in the restoration period. ‘And in this place I will grant peace,’ declares the LORD Almighty.” Where was now the ark with its wondrous treasures? declares the LORD Almighty. This was the glorious prospect lifted up before those who, coming back from the captivity of Zion, set to work on the restoration of that temple which they had never forgotten in a strange land. This message also looked back to the, "Greater shall he the last glory of this house than the first", "In this place is one [or, literally, a something greater, meizon (, "made peace through the blood of His cross", John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. Alexander subdued all the bordering countries which did not yield, but spared themselves. the *remnant of the people also. Haggai reproves the Jews for neglecting the temple. There was much, it is true, to sadden them. i. So, too, Haggai initiates interaction with the people echoing their assessment of the state of the temple as the basis for encouraging their continued work (verse 3). Even regarding sacred relics and symbols, the second Temple would never approach the glory of the first. in this place  …  peace — namely, at Jerusalem, the metropolis of the kingdom of God, whose seat was the temple: where Messiah “made peace through the blood of His cross” (Colossians 1:20). Unlike the often repeated “do not fear” of Isaiah (e.g., Isaiah 7:4; 35:4; 40:9 and Haggai 2:5), “take courage” (verse 4), echoing Haggai 1:13, reads here as Tim Meadowcroft sees it, as “be strong and effective.”1. Vid. We lift up our hearts to Him in supplication, and the peace of God which passeth all understanding will keep our hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Before that time they were ever lapsing into it; and reformers, such as the good King Josiah, had to purge the very Temple itself of idols and idolatrous altars. Ver. Haggai 2:9(NASB) Verse Thoughts. But it cannot be possessed by the wicked. v3 Some of you remember this house in its first *glory. Now the first temple was the dwelling-place of God: here he manifested his glory between the cherubim, and it was his constant residence for more than four hundred years. Commentary on Haggai 1:15b-2:9 View Bible Text . The translators of most of the versions and translations since the KJV have made "desire" plural, reading it "the desires" "the precious things," "the desirable things," etc. A temple, erected, after this had lain waste above 1800 years, even if Antichrist were to come now and to erect a temple at Jerusalem, could be no fulfillment of this prophecy. 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. Shared leadership, collaboration between civic and religious leadership, inclusion in religious decisions, and overcoming of internal differences are aspects vital to the integration and self-identity of the community. “He is our peace” (Ephesians 2:14). It is purchased by Christ for all, and offered to all. KJV: King James Version It remains, that what gave it the greater glory was the personal presence of the Messiah in it, his doctrines, and his miracles: in this place will I give peace, saith the Lord of hosts; not temporal peace, for there was little of that during the second temple; witness the times of the Maccabees, and the wars with the Romans; but spiritual peace, through the blood and righteousness of Christ; peace with God; reconciliation for sin, through the sacrifice of the Son of God, in whom he is well pleased; yea, Christ himself may be meant, the Prince of peace, the Man the peace, who is our peace, Isaiah 9:6 the author of peace between God and men, between Jew and Gentile; the giver of spiritual and eternal peace: him the Lord gave, "put", and set in this place, the temple, as before observed; and where the Gospel of peace was preached, and from whence it went forth into all the world. All have passed away; and yet, says God, ‘The glory of the latter house shall be greater than of the former.’. Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, A resource for the whole church from Luther Seminary. Archbishop Thomson, Lincoln's Inn Sermons, p. 390. III. Structure of Haggai III. Haggai 2:9 - Ang huling kaluwalhatian ng bahay na ito ay magiging lalong dakila kay sa dati, sabi ng Panginoon ng mga hukbo; at sa dakong ito ay magbibigay ako ng kapayapaan, sabi ng Panginoon ng mga hukbo. But it is said that the glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former. There were no more but two houses built by God’s appointment, into the latter of which the Messiah was personally to come, as Malachi 3:1: therefore he came before that latter temple was destroyed, that is, 1684 years ago, when at two months old he was presented in the temple, embraced and confessed by Simeon, some seventy years before the temple was burnt by the Romans. Peace of conscience, arising from pardon of past sin, and power over sin. When paired with Zechariah and Malachi, these three books are responsible for one-third of the occurrences of this expression in the Bible.2This concentrated use of “Lord of hosts” by books dealing with the restoration period and, in particular the temple, suggests a recall of the days when the temple was established during the Davidic monarchy. Standing in the middle of the previous event, the commencement of the work on the temple (Haggai 1:14), and the new event, the oracle offering encouragement to continue, the date formula looks backwards and forwards. כבד, fol. 8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the LORD of hosts. After … Matthew 21:12; Matthew 21:13. glory Or, the future glory of this house shall be greater than the former. Those employed for God may be driven from their work by a storm, yet they must go back to it. For what the wise of blessed memory have said of the beauty of the house of Herod is in relation to the house which Zerubbabel built. Saith the Lord of hosts; solemnly avowed by the Lord of hosts, who cannot deceive, or be deceived. The glory of this latter house was greater, because therein the same Divine majesty appeared, not covered with a cloud but really incarnated. As "Shiloh" (Genesis 49:10) means peace, this verse confirms the view that Haggai 2:7, "the Desire of all nations," refers to Shiloh or Messiah, foretold in Genesis 49:10. Commentaries for Haggai Chapter 2 Greater glory promised to the second temple than to the first. Haggai 2:9 Context. While we know little about the person named Haggai, the book boasts the successful completion of work on the temple in the restoration period. Haggai rallies the community for the task of restoration of the temple precisely because the temple serves a critical function in the community. IV. when the Babylonians, led by Nebuchadnezzar, sacked Jerusalem, destroyed the temple, killed many of … 2:5) in the person of His chosen One (cf. Barnes's Haggai 2:9 Bible Commentary The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former - or, perhaps, more probably, "the later glory of this house shall be greater than the former;" for he had already spoken of the present temple, as identical with that before the captivity . https://www.insight.org/resources/bible/the-minor-prophets/haggai The odd verse division that starts this passage serves as a helpful marker in its interpretation. 8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the LORD of hosts. And how shall it be said, if so, ‹great shall be the glory of this later house above the first?‘” The poor unconverted Jew did not know the answer to his question: “Through the presence of God, in the substance of our flesh; through the son given to us, Whose name should be Mighty God.” The glory of this temple was in Him Who John 1:14. was made Flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the Only Begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.” “There Christ, the Son of God, was, as a Child, offered to God: there He sat in the midst of the Doctors; there He taught and revealed things, hidden from the foundation of the world. This teaches us that it is not the house, but the presence that sanctifies the house, that constitutes its glory. It is that "peace" mentioned at the conclusion of Haggai 2:9. Into the nature of the peace here spoken of. Commentary, Haggai 1:15b-2:9, Steed Davidson, Preaching This Week, WorkingPreacher.org, 2013. Our own works cannot purchase it, nor reconcile us to God. - Haggai 2:9 (NIV) Jesus Calls is a global ministry founded by Late Brother D.G.S. The reader should immediately recognize the ambiguity of the date, the second year of Darius, in relation to the two surrounding events. II. Before leaving this wonderful Messianic prophecy, we must call attention to the rendition of the KJV in Haggai 2:7, which reads: In every way, this translation is far more suitable than subsequent renditions. This writer does not claim any competence to decide such a question of Hebrew grammar; but, upon the unequivocal analysis of such a scholar as Feinberg (Dean, and Professor of Semitics, Talbot Theological Seminary, La Mirada, California), which, as far as we are able to determine is not contradicted by any authority whatever, we must in conscience receive the rendition which, to us, is clearly demanded by the entire context. Jehovah would not manifest Himself in the same degree as He had before to a people who were suffering the punishment of their backslidings; and the house they had built Him was but a poor copy of the temple that had perished. (1-11) He promises God's assistance to them. 8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, declares the Lord of hosts. 520-516) after the Babylonian Exile. (9) The glory . I. It must be a glory very great indeed to exceed this! Haggai 2:6-9 The Desire of the Nations . Solomon. latter house, &c. Render: "Greater shall he the last glory of this house than the first". The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, Exodus, reminded the Israelites of their wilderness wanderings, and anticipated settlement in the Promised Land. Haggai 1:15b – 2:9. The people honor God through the temple precisely because they have experienced God’s promises in history in events like the exodus and the restoration to the land. Purpose of Writing: Haggai sought to challenge the people of God concerning their priorities. The Hebrew word here is "Shalom. (Bishop Shirley. In the second year of King Darius, in the seventh month, on the twenty-first day of the month, the word of the LORD came by the prophet Haggai, saying: Speak now to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and to the remnant of the people, and say, . To make this read "prosperity" is ridiculous, for the present-day meaning of "prosperity" leaves out of sight all the higher significance of the passage. The treasure of the nations appears as silver and gold in verse 8 and will contribute to the improved magnificence of the temple (Haggai 2:9). First peace between God and man, then between man and God, then between man and man (Isaiah 2:4; Hosea 2:18; Zechariah 9:10). In a sense all the temples (i.e Solomon's; Ezra's; Herod's; that which will be used by the unbelieving Jews under covenant with the Beast Daniel 9:27; Matthew 24:15; 2 Thessalonians 2:3; 2 Thessalonians 2:4 and Ezekiel's future kingdom temple Ezekiel 40-47. The explanations of the great Jewish authorities, that the second temple was superior to the first in structure (which was untrue) or in duration, were laid aside by Jews who had any other solution wherewith to satisfy themselves. 520 during the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem (B.C. "Peace" for mankind never yet came out of a Jewish temple. As Haggai offers encouragement, he singles out the leaders and the people using the same word in every instance. The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former - or, perhaps, more probably, “the later glory of this house shall be greater than the former;” for he had already spoken of the present temple, as identical with that before the captivity. 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