Parallel Bible results for Habakkuk 1:1-4; Habakkuk 2:1-4

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Habakkuk 1:1-4

CEB 1 The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw. NRS 1 The oracle that the prophet Habakkuk saw. CEB 2 LORD, how long will I call for help and you not listen? I cry out to you, "Violence!" but you don't deliver us. 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? CEB 3 Why do you show me injustice and look at anguish so that devastation and violence are before me? There is strife, and conflict abounds. NRS 3 Why do you make me see wrongdoing and look at trouble? Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise. CEB 4 The Instruction is ineffective. Justice does not endure because the wicked surround the righteous. Justice becomes warped. NRS 4 So the law becomes slack and justice never prevails. The wicked surround the righteous— therefore judgment comes forth perverted.

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Habakkuk 2:1-4

CEB 1 I will take my post; I will position myself on the fortress. I will keep watch to see what the Lord says to me and how he will respond to my complaint. NRS 1 I will stand at my watchpost, and station myself on the rampart; I will keep watch to see what he will say to me, and what he will answer concerning my complaint. CEB 2 Then the LORD answered me and said, Write a vision, and make it plain upon a tablet so that a runner can read it. NRS 2 Then the Lord answered me and said: Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it. CEB 3 There is still a vision for the appointed time; it testifies to the end; it does not deceive. If it delays, wait for it; for it is surely coming; it will not be late. NRS 3 For there is still a vision for the appointed time; it speaks of the end, and does not lie. If it seems to tarry, wait for it; it will surely come, it will not delay. CEB 4 Some people's desires are truly audacious; they don't do the right thing. But the righteous person will live honestly. NRS 4 Look at the proud! Their spirit is not right in them, but the righteous live by their faith.