Habakkuk 1:5-11 ESV

The Lord's Answer

5 1"Look among the nations, and see; wonder and be astounded. 2For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe if told.

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6 For behold, 3I am raising up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, 4who march through the breadth of the earth, 5to seize dwellings not their own.

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      7 They are dreaded and fearsome; 6their justice and dignity go forth from themselves.

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        • 13 1:7 - [ver. 10, 11]
          8 7Their horses are swifter than leopards, more fierce than 8the evening wolves; their horsemen press proudly on. Their horsemen come from afar; 9they fly like an eagle swift to devour.

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          9 They all come 10for violence, all their faces forward. They gather captives 11like sand.

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          10 At kings they scoff, and at rulers they laugh. 12They laugh at every fortress, for 13they pile up earth and take it.

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          11 Then they sweep by like the wind and go on, 14guilty men, 15whose own might is their god!"

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