Parallel Bible results for Habakkuk 1:2-4

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Habakkuk 1:2-4

NRS 2 O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen? Or cry to you "Violence!" and you will not save? NIV 2 How long, O LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, "Violence!" but you do not save? NRS 3 Why do you make me see wrongdoing and look at trouble? Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise. NIV 3 Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrong? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds. NRS 4 So the law becomes slack and justice never prevails. The wicked surround the righteous— therefore judgment comes forth perverted. NIV 4 Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails. The wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted.