The book of Haggai contains four short prophecies delivered between the first day of the sixth month and the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month - that is, between September and December - of the second year of Darius the king.
In thus looking forward to a shaking of all nations Haggai agrees with earlier prophecies, especially Isa.
1 in Field's Hexapla; Kohler, Weissagungen Haggai's, 32; Wright, Zechariah and his Prophecies, xix.
The older records utilized by the Deuteronomic and later compilers indicate some common tradition which has found expression in these varying forms. Different religious standpoints are represented in the biblical writings, and it is now important to observe that the prophecies of Hosea unmistakably show another attitude to the Israelite priesthood.
So too his son Isidorus explained the prophecies of a certain Parchor (= Barkoph) and appealed to the prophecies of Chain' (Clemens Alexandrinus, Stromat.