Habakkuk 2:2-5 CSB

God's Second Answer

2 The Lord answered me: Write down this vision; clearly inscribe it on tablets so one may easily read it.a

References for Habakkuk 2:2

    • b 2:2 - Lit one who reads in it may run
      3 For the vision is yet for the appointed time; it testifies about the end and will not lie. Though it delays, wait for it, since it will certainly come and not be late.
      4 Look, his ego is inflated;b he is without integrity. But the righteous one will live by his faith.cd

      References for Habakkuk 2:4

        • c 2:4 - Hb obscure
        • d 2:4 - Or faithfulness
        • e 2:4 - Rm 1:17; Gl 3:11; Heb 10:37-38
          5 Moreover, winee betrays; an arrogant man is never at rest.f He enlarges his appetite like Sheol, and like Death he is never satisfied.g He gathers all the nations to himself; he collects all the peoples for himself.

          References for Habakkuk 2:5

            • f 2:5 - DSS read wealth
            • g 2:5 - Or man does not endure; Hb obscure
            • h 2:5 - Pr 27:20; 30:15-16; Isa 5:14