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Habakkuk 2:18 NIV

18 “Of what value is an idol carved by a craftsman? Or an image that teaches lies? For the one who makes it trusts in his own creation; he makes idols that cannot speak.

References for Habakkuk 2:18

Study tools for Habakkuk 2:18

  • a 2:1 - Or "and what to answer when I am rebuked"
  • b 2:2 - Or "so that whoever reads it"
  • c 2:3 - Or "Though he linger, wait for him;" / "he"
  • d 2:4 - Or "faith"
  • e 2:16 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls, Aquila, Vulgate and Syriac (see also Septuagint) "and stagger"