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Habakkuk 2:8 NLT

8 Because you have plundered many nations, now all the survivors will plunder you. You committed murder throughout the countryside and filled the towns with violence.

Study tools for Habakkuk 2:8

  • a 2:1 - As in Syriac version; Hebrew reads I.
  • b 2:4 - Greek version reads If the vision is delayed, wait patiently, / for it will surely come and not delay. / I will take no pleasure in anyone who turns away. / But the righteous person will live by my faith. Compare Rom 1:17 ; Gal 3:11 ; Heb 10:37-38 .
  • c 2:5 - As in Dead Sea Scroll 1QpHab; other Hebrew manuscripts read Wine.
  • d 2:5 - Hebrew as Sheol.
  • e 2:16 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek and Syriac versions read and stagger!