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Habakkuk 2 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:1 - I will stand at my watch, and set myself on the ramparts, and will look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:2 - The LORD answered me, "Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:3 - For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won't prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won't delay.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:4 - Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:5 - Yes, moreover, wine is treacherous. A haughty man who doesn't stay at home, who enlarges his desire as She'ol, and he is like death, and can't be satisfied, but gathers to himself all nations, and heaps to himself all peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:6 - Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?'
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:7 - Won't your debtors rise up suddenly, and wake up those who make you tremble, and you will be their victim?
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:8 - Because you have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the peoples will plunder you, because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to the city and to all who dwell in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:9 - Woe to him who gets an evil gain for his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the hand of evil!
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:10 - You have devised shame to your house, by cutting off many peoples, and have sinned against your soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:11 - For the stone will cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the woodwork will answer it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:12 - Woe to him who builds a town with blood, and establishes a city by iniquity!
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:13 - Behold, isn't it of the LORD of Hosts that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:14 - For the eretz will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:15 - "Woe to him who gives his neighbor drink, pouring your inflaming wine until they are drunk, so that you may gaze at their naked bodies!
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:16 - You are filled with shame, and not glory. You will also drink, and be exposed! The cup of the LORD's right hand will come around to you, and disgrace will cover your glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:17 - For the violence done to Levanon will overwhelm you, and the destruction of the animals, which made them afraid; because of men's blood, and for the violence done to the land, to every city and to those who dwell in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:18 - "What value does the engraved image have, that its maker has engraved it; the molten image, even the teacher of lies, that he who fashions its form trusts in it, to make mute idols?
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:19 - Woe to him who says to the wood, 'Awake!' or to the mute stone, 'Arise!' Shall this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:20 - But the LORD is in his holy temple. Let all the eretz be silent before him!"

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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