Habakkuk 2:1-4 NIV

1 I will stand at my watch1 and station myself on the ramparts;2 I will look to see what he will say3 to me, and what answer I am to give to this complaint.a4

References for Habakkuk 2:1

    • a 2:1 - Or "and what to answer when I am rebuked"

      The LORD's Answer

      2 Then the LORD replied: "Write5 down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a heraldb may run with it.

      References for Habakkuk 2:2

        • b 2:2 - Or "so that whoever reads it"
          3 For the revelation awaits an appointed time;6 it speaks of the end7 and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait8 for it; itc will certainly come and will not delay.9

          References for Habakkuk 2:3

            • c 2:3 - Or "Though he linger, wait for him; / he"
              4 "See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright-- but the righteous10 will live by his faithd11--

              References for Habakkuk 2:4

                • d 2:4 - Or "faithfulness"