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Hag·ga·i 1

 (hăg′ē-ī′, hăg′ī′)
A Hebrew prophet of the sixth century bc.

[Hebrew ḥaggay; see ḥgg in Semitic roots.]

Hag·ga·i 2

 (hăg′ē-ī′, hăg′ī′)
See Table at Bible.

[After Haggai.]


1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet, whose oracles are usually dated between August and December of 520 bc
2. (Bible) the book in which these oracles are contained, chiefly concerned with the rebuilding of the Temple after the Exile
Douay spelling: Aggeus


(ˈhæg iˌaɪ, ˈhæg aɪ)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 6th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Haggai - a Hebrew minor prophetHaggai - a Hebrew minor prophet    
2.Haggai - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian CaptivityHaggai - an Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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In the midst of a linear exegetical treatment of the entire book, which takes up the bulk of the volume, Curtis supplies an exhaustive (and occasionally exhausting) review of some key technical matters, in particular the social historical setting of Haggai and Zechariah, the issues around the dating of Haggai and Zech.
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Books of the Old Testament: Leviticus or Lamentations; Joshua or Judges or Job or Jeremiah or Joel or Jonah; Psalms or Proverbs; Genesis; and Hosea or Habakkuk or Haggai.
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A final chapter compares the work of the deuteronomic school to other postexilic works such as Haggai, Zechariah, Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah.