Habakkuk 3

3 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet. On shigionoth. 2 Lord, I have heard of your fame;     I stand in awe of your deeds, Lord. Repeat them in our day,     in our time make them known;     in wrath remember mercy. 3 God came from Teman,     the Holy One from Mount Paran. His glory covered the heavens     and his praise filled the earth. 4 His splendor […]

Habakkuk 2

2 I will stand at my watch     and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me,     and what answer I am to give to this complaint. The Lord’s Answer 2 Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation     and make it plain on tablets     so that a herald may run with it. 3 For the […]

Habakkuk 1

1 The prophecy that Habakkuk the prophet received. Habakkuk’s Complaint 2 How long, Lord, must I call for help,     but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, “Violence!”     but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice?     Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me;     there is strife, and conflict abounds. 4 Therefore the […]