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Habakkuk 2:1 DBY

1 I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer as to my reproof.

Study tools for Habakkuk 2:1

  • a 2:3 - Or 'be behindhand.'
  • b 2:5 - Geber. Job 3.3.
  • c 2:5 - Or 'appetite;' lit. 'soul:' see Isa. 5.14.
  • d 2:6 - There is a play on the word, which may also mean 'thick clay.' So in ver. 7 'bite' may mean 'exact usury of:' cf. Jer. 8.17; Ezek. 22.12.
  • e 2:10 - Or 'endangered.'
  • f 2:13 - Leummim, Ps. 2.1.
  • g 2:13 - Or 'to no purpose:' see Jer. 51.58; Isa. 30.7.
  • h 2:15 - Or 'thy poison,' 'thy fury.'
  • i 2:16 - Or 'more than with.'
  • j 2:16 - Or 'thine uncircumcision.'
  • k 2:17 - Or 'shall affright thee.'
  • l 2:17 - Or 'earth.'