Book of Haggai in Easton's Bible Dictionary
consists of two brief, comprehensive chapters. The object of
prophet was generally to urge the people to proceed
rebuilding of the temple.
Chapter first comprehends the first address (2-11) and
effects (12-15). Chapter second contains,
(1.) The second prophecy (1-9), which was delivered a
after the first.
(2.) The third prophecy (10-19), delivered two months
three days after the second; and
(3.) The fourth prophecy (20-23), delivered on the
same day as
These discourses are referred to in Ezra 5:1; 6:14;
12:26. (Comp. Hag. 2:7, 8, 22.)