Habakkuk 2:1

1 I will 1take my stand at my watchpost and station myself on the tower, and 2look out to see 3what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

Habakkuk 2:1 In-Context

1 I will take my stand at my watchpost and station myself on the tower, and look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.
2 And the LORD answered me:"Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it.
3 For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end--it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.
4 "Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him, but the righteous shall live by his faith.
5 "Moreover, wine is a traitor, an arrogant man who is never at rest. His greed is as wide as Sheol; like death he has never enough. He gathers for himself all nations and collects as his own all peoples."

Cross References 3

  • 1. Isaiah 21:8
  • 2. Jeremiah 6:17; Ezekiel 33:2
  • 3. Psalms 85:8
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