[b-hebrew] Haggai 2,8 + Ezra 3,10

K Randolph kwrandolph at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 15:51:51 EDT 2012


Peter:

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 12:27 PM, <ps2866 at bingo-ev.de> wrote:

> Dear Karl,
>
> the sequence in Ezra is:
> - return from Babylon
> - building the altar
> - beginning to build the temple and laing its foundation
> - enemies stopped this process until (!) the second year of Darius (Ezra
> 4,24)
>
> Haggai:
> - some years after the end of building the temple Haggai calls the people
> to begin to work again on the temple, this was the second year of Darius
> (Hag 1,1)
>
> So there are some years in between Ezra 3,10 and Hag 2,8. That means JaSaD
> can't have one and the same meaning in both instances.
>

Haggai 2:18 does not refer to the time of Haggai as when the foundation was
laid, rather it refers to an earlier time, hence referring to the same
event.

>
> Yours
> Peter M. Streitenberger
>

Karl W. Randolph.


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