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Haggai 1:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Now therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now therefore, thus says the LORD of hosts, “Consider your ways!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And now thus saith Jehovah of hosts: Consider your ways.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now, therefore, Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts,—Apply your heart unto your own experience—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Set your heart to your ways.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And now thus saith the Lord of hosts: Set your hearts to consider your ways.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Nowe therefore thus saith the LORD of hostes; Consider your wayes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And now thus saith the Lord Almighty; Consider your ways, I pray you.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Now therefore thus saith Yahweh Tzevaoth; Consider your ways.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Now x6258
(6258) Complement
From H6256; at this time, whether adverbial, conjugational or expletive.
therefore thus x3541
(3541) Complement
From the prefix K and H1931; properly like this, that is, by implication (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now.
saith 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Xv צְבָאוֹת; 6635
{6635} Prime
From H6633; a mass of persons (or figurative things), especially regularly organized for war (an army); by implication a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically hardship, worship).
Consider 7760
{7760} Prime
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
{3824} Prime
From H3823; the heart (as the most interior organ); used also like H3820.
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
your ways. 1870
{1870} Prime
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Haggai 1:5

_ _ Consider your ways — literally, “Set your heart” on your ways. The plural implies, Consider both what ye have done (actively, Lamentations 3:40) and what ye have suffered (passively) [Jerome]. Ponder earnestly whether ye have gained by seeking self at the sacrifice of God.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Haggai 1:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Haggai 1:7 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways.
Haggai 2:15-18 And now, I pray you, consider from this day and upward, from before a stone was laid upon a stone in the temple of the LORD: ... Consider now from this day and upward, from the four and twentieth day of the ninth [month, even] from the day that the foundation of the LORD'S temple was laid, consider [it].
Lamentations 3:40 Let us search and try our ways, and turn again to the LORD.
Ezekiel 18:28 Because he considereth, and turneth away from all his transgressions that he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
Luke 15:17 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!
2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?
Galatians 6:4 But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.

Consider your ways:
Heb. Set your heart on your ways,
Exodus 7:23 And Pharaoh turned and went into his house, neither did he set his heart to this also.
Exodus 9:21 And he that regarded not the word of the LORD left his servants and his cattle in the field.
Psalms 48:13 Mark ye well her bulwarks, consider her palaces; that ye may tell [it] to the generation following.
Ezekiel 40:4 And the man said unto me, Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shall shew thee; for to the intent that I might shew [them] unto thee [art] thou brought hither: declare all that thou seest to the house of Israel.
Daniel 6:14 Then the king, when he heard [these] words, was sore displeased with himself, and set [his] heart on Daniel to deliver him: and he laboured till the going down of the sun to deliver him.
Daniel 10:12 Then said he unto me, Fear not, Daniel: for from the first day that thou didst set thine heart to understand, and to chasten thyself before thy God, thy words were heard, and I am come for thy words.
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Ex 7:23; 9:21. Ps 48:13. Lm 3:40. Ezk 18:28; 40:4. Dn 6:14; 10:12. Hg 1:7; 2:15. Lk 15:17. 2Co 13:5. Ga 6:4.

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