Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Haggai 2:17


I struck all the products of your labor 1  with blight, disease, and hail, and yet you brought nothing to me,’ 2  says the Lord.


Ge 42:6,23,27; Ex 9:18-29; De 28:22; 1Ki 8:37; 2Ch 6:28; 2Ch 28:22; Job 36:13; Ps 78:46; Isa 9:13; Isa 28:2; Isa 37:27; Isa 42:25; Isa 62:8; Jer 3:24; Jer 5:3; Jer 6:16,17; Jer 8:4-7; Ho 7:9,10; Am 4:8-11; Am 4:9; Hag 1:9; Hag 1:11; Zec 1:2-4; Zec 7:9-13; Re 2:21; Re 9:20,21

NET © Notes

tn Heb “you, all the work of your hands”; NRSV “you and all the products of your toil”; NIV “all the work of your hands.”

tn Heb “and there was not with you.” The context favors the idea that the harvests were so poor that the people took care of only themselves, leaving no offering for the Lord. Cf. KJV and many English versions “yet ye turned not to me,” understanding the phrase to refer to the people’s repentance rather than their failure to bring offerings.

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