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Habakkuk 1

Overview

Habakkuk 1:1, Unto Habakkuk, complaining of the iniquity of the land, Habakkuk 1:5, is shewn the fearful vengeance by the Chaldeans; Habakkuk 1:12, He complains that vengeance should be executed by them who are far worse.

Verse 1

Isaiah 22:1, Nahum 1:1

Reciprocal: Isaiah 2:1 - saw Isaiah 13:1 - burden Jeremiah 23:33 - What Micah 1:1 - which Malachi 1:1 - burden

Verse 2

how: Psalms 13:1, Psalms 13:2, Psalms 74:9, Psalms 74:10, Psalms 94:3, Revelation 6:10

and thou wilt not save: Psalms 22:1, Psalms 22:2, Jeremiah 14:9, Lamentations 3:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:11 - filled Job 19:7 - I cry Psalms 140:1 - violent man Ecclesiastes 5:8 - thou seest Isaiah 14:4 - How Isaiah 59:6 - their works Acts 21:35 - for

Verse 3

Psalms 12:1, Psalms 12:2, Psalms 55:9-11, Psalms 73:3-9, Psalms 120:5, Psalms 120:6, Ecclesiastes 4:1, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Jeremiah 9:2-6, Ezekiel 2:6, Micah 7:1-4, Matthew 10:16, 2 Peter 2:8

Reciprocal: Job 19:7 - I cry Psalms 140:1 - violent man Ecclesiastes 2:17 - work Isaiah 24:16 - the treacherous Amos 6:12 - for Habakkuk 1:13 - the wicked Zephaniah 3:5 - just Acts 21:35 - for James 3:14 - if

Verse 4

the law: Psalms 11:3, Psalms 119:126, Mark 7:9, Romans 3:31

for: 1 Kings 21:13, Job 21:7, Psalms 22:16, Psalms 58:1, Psalms 58:2, Psalms 59:2, Psalms 59:4, Psalms 82:1-5, Psalms 94:3, Psalms 94:20, Psalms 94:21, Isaiah 1:21-23, Isaiah 59:2-8, Isaiah 59:13-15, Jeremiah 5:27-29, Jeremiah 12:1, Jeremiah 12:6, Jeremiah 26:8, Jeremiah 26:21-23, Jeremiah 37:14-16, Jeremiah 38:4-6, Ezekiel 22:25-30, Hosea 10:4, Amos 5:7, Amos 5:12, Micah 2:1, Micah 2:2, Micah 3:1-3, Micah 7:2-4, Matthew 23:34-36, Matthew 26:59-66, Matthew 27:1, Matthew 27:2, Matthew 27:25, Matthew 27:26, Acts 7:52, Acts 7:59, Acts 23:12-14, James 2:6, James 2:7

wrong: or, wrested, Exodus 23:2, Exodus 23:6, Deuteronomy 16:19, Ezekiel 9:9

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 25:1 - General 2 Samuel 4:11 - when wicked Isaiah 59:14 - General Amos 6:12 - for Habakkuk 1:13 - the wicked John 8:15 - judge Acts 8:33 - judgment 2 Peter 3:16 - wrest

Verse 5

ye among: Deuteronomy 4:27, Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26, Jeremiah 25:14-29

and regard: Isaiah 29:14, Lamentations 4:12, Daniel 9:12, Acts 13:40, Acts 13:41

for: Isaiah 28:21, Isaiah 28:22, Jeremiah 5:12, Jeremiah 5:13, Jeremiah 18:18, Ezekiel 12:22-28, Zephaniah 1:2, Acts 6:13, Acts 6:14

Reciprocal: Exodus 7:23 - neither 1 Samuel 3:11 - I will do 2 Chronicles 36:6 - came up Isaiah 29:9 - and wonder Jeremiah 5:15 - a mighty Jeremiah 15:12 - Shall iron Ezekiel 12:25 - in your Habakkuk 3:2 - I have Habakkuk 3:16 - I heard Matthew 21:42 - and it is Mark 12:11 - General Acts 8:13 - and wondered

Verse 6

I raise: Deuteronomy 28:49-52, 2 Kings 24:2, 2 Chronicles 36:6, 2 Chronicles 36:17, Isaiah 23:13, Isaiah 39:6, Isaiah 39:7, Jeremiah 1:15, Jeremiah 1:16, Jeremiah 4:6, Jeremiah 4:8, Jeremiah 5:15, Jeremiah 6:22, Jeremiah 6:23, Jeremiah 21:4, Jeremiah 25:9

breadth: Heb. breadths

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:34 - were merry 2 Kings 9:20 - driving Job 1:17 - The Chaldeans Isaiah 29:20 - the terrible Jeremiah 5:12 - have belied Jeremiah 10:22 - the noise Jeremiah 13:20 - and Jeremiah 21:7 - he shall Jeremiah 50:42 - they are cruel Ezekiel 7:24 - I will bring Ezekiel 16:40 - shall also Ezekiel 21:31 - and skilful Ezekiel 23:22 - I will raise Ezekiel 28:7 - the terrible Ezekiel 30:11 - the terrible Ezekiel 31:12 - strangers Ezekiel 32:12 - the terrible Daniel 7:4 - like Micah 5:1 - gather Habakkuk 1:9 - for Habakkuk 3:16 - he will Zephaniah 1:16 - day Hebrews 2:1 - let them slip Revelation 20:9 - went

Verse 7

their judgment: etc. or, from them shall proceed the judgment of these and the captivity of these, Jeremiah 39:5-9, Jeremiah 52:9-11, Jeremiah 52:25-27, Deuteronomy 5:19, Deuteronomy 5:27

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 28:49 - bring a nation Isaiah 29:20 - the terrible Ezekiel 32:12 - the terrible Daniel 2:31 - terrible

Verse 8

horses: Deuteronomy 28:49, Isaiah 5:26-28

fierce: Heb. sharp

evening: Jeremiah 5:6, Zephaniah 3:3

they: Jeremiah 4:13, Lamentations 4:19, Ezekiel 17:3, Ezekiel 17:12, Hosea 8:1, Matthew 24:28, Luke 17:37

Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:13 - the eagle Job 9:26 - as the eagle Job 39:24 - He swalloweth Isaiah 30:16 - therefore Jeremiah 50:42 - shall ride Ezekiel 1:4 - a whirlwind Ezekiel 26:11 - hoofs Revelation 13:2 - was like

Verse 9

for: Habakkuk 1:6, Habakkuk 2:5-13, Deuteronomy 28:51, Deuteronomy 28:52, Jeremiah 4:7, Jeremiah 5:15-17, Jeremiah 25:9

their faces shall sup up as the east: or, the supping up of their faces, as, etc. or, their faces shall look toward the east. Heb. the opposition of their faces shall be toward the east. Isaiah 27:8, Jeremiah 4:11, Ezekiel 17:10, Ezekiel 19:12, Hosea 13:15

they shall gather: Habakkuk 2:5, Genesis 41:49, Judges 7:12, Job 29:18, Psalms 139:18, Jeremiah 15:8, Jeremiah 34:22, Hosea 1:10, Romans 9:27

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 4:29 - as the sand Job 39:24 - He swalloweth Ezekiel 1:4 - a whirlwind Obadiah 1:16 - swallow down Habakkuk 1:17 - and Habakkuk 2:6 - that increaseth Hebrews 11:12 - as the sand

Verse 10

scoff: 2 Kings 24:12, 2 Kings 25:6, 2 Kings 25:7, 2 Chronicles 36:6, 2 Chronicles 36:10

they shall deride: Isaiah 14:16, Jeremiah 32:24, Jeremiah 33:4, Jeremiah 52:4-7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 2:21 - but the Lord Job 41:28 - slingstones Hosea 10:14 - and all Nahum 3:12 - General Habakkuk 1:17 - and Habakkuk 2:6 - that increaseth

Verse 11

shall his: Daniel 4:30-34

imputing: Daniel 5:3, Daniel 5:4, Daniel 5:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 2:21 - but the Lord 1 Samuel 5:2 - of Dagon 2 Chronicles 28:23 - Because the gods Ezekiel 31:12 - strangers Habakkuk 1:16 - they

Verse 12

thou not: Deuteronomy 33:27, Psalms 90:2, Psalms 93:2, Isaiah 40:28, Isaiah 57:15, Lamentations 5:19, Micah 5:2, 1 Timothy 1:17, 1 Timothy 6:16, Hebrews 1:10-12, Hebrews 13:8, Revelation 1:8, Revelation 1:11

mine: Isaiah 43:15, Isaiah 49:7, Acts 3:14

we: Habakkuk 3:2, Psalms 118:17, Isaiah 27:6-9, Jeremiah 4:27, Jeremiah 5:18, Jeremiah 30:11, Jeremiah 33:24-26, Jeremiah 46:28, Ezekiel 37:11-14, Amos 9:8, Amos 9:9

thou hast ordained: 2 Kings 19:25, Psalms 17:13, Isaiah 10:5-7, Isaiah 37:26, Jeremiah 25:9-14, Ezekiel 30:25

mighty God: Heb. Rock, Deuteronomy 32:4, Deuteronomy 32:30, Deuteronomy 32:31, 1 Samuel 2:2, Psalms 18:1

established: Heb. founded

for: Isaiah 27:9, Isaiah 27:10, Jeremiah 30:11, Jeremiah 31:18-20, Jeremiah 46:28, Hebrews 12:5, Hebrews 12:6

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 4:11 - when wicked 2 Samuel 20:1 - a man 2 Chronicles 22:12 - Athaliah 2 Chronicles 24:24 - So Job 6:10 - the Holy One Job 34:12 - surely Psalms 94:10 - he correct Psalms 97:12 - give thanks Psalms 99:9 - for the Psalms 102:24 - thy years Psalms 104:1 - O Lord Ecclesiastes 5:8 - matter Isaiah 37:23 - the Holy One Isaiah 43:13 - before Jeremiah 32:18 - the Great Daniel 7:9 - the Ancient Amos 5:7 - turn Habakkuk 2:1 - and will Revelation 15:4 - thou only

Verse 13

of: Job 15:15, Psalms 5:4, Psalms 5:5, Psalms 11:4-7, Psalms 34:15, Psalms 34:16, 1 Peter 1:15, 1 Peter 1:16

iniquity: or, grievance

wherefore: Psalms 10:1, Psalms 10:2, Psalms 10:15, Psalms 73:3, Jeremiah 12:1, Jeremiah 12:2

deal: Isaiah 21:2, Isaiah 33:1

holdest: Esther 4:14, Psalms 35:22, Psalms 50:3, Psalms 50:21, Psalms 83:1, Proverbs 31:8, Proverbs 31:9, Isaiah 64:12

the wicked: Habakkuk 1:3, Habakkuk 1:4, 2 Samuel 4:11, 1 Kings 2:32, Psalms 37:12-15, Psalms 37:32, Psalms 37:33, Psalms 56:1, Psalms 56:2, Acts 2:23, Acts 3:13-15

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:26 - She hath Leviticus 6:2 - in fellowship Deuteronomy 23:18 - any vow Deuteronomy 25:1 - General Deuteronomy 32:4 - without Joshua 7:12 - the children Joshua 24:19 - holy 2 Samuel 20:1 - a man Job 11:11 - he seeth Job 17:8 - astonied Job 24:23 - yet his eyes Job 34:12 - surely Psalms 10:14 - for thou Psalms 35:17 - look Psalms 37:14 - slay Psalms 56:7 - escape Psalms 97:12 - give thanks Proverbs 15:9 - The way Ecclesiastes 5:8 - thou seest Isaiah 3:8 - to provoke Isaiah 37:23 - the Holy One Isaiah 59:9 - is judgment Isaiah 59:15 - he that Lamentations 3:36 - the Lord Zechariah 8:17 - things Malachi 3:15 - yea Matthew 25:12 - I know Revelation 17:6 - I wondered

Verse 14

creeping: or, moving

no: Proverbs 6:7

Reciprocal: Job 9:24 - earth Ecclesiastes 9:12 - as the fishes Isaiah 59:15 - he that Jeremiah 5:26 - lay wait Jeremiah 16:16 - I will send Ezekiel 29:4 - the fish Ezekiel 32:3 - General

Verse 15

take: Jeremiah 16:16, Ezekiel 29:4, Ezekiel 29:5, Amos 4:2, Matthew 17:27

they catch: Psalms 10:9, Luke 5:5-10, John 21:6-11

drag: or, flue-net

therefore: Jeremiah 50:11, Lamentations 2:15, Lamentations 2:16, Ezekiel 25:6, Ezekiel 26:2, Ezekiel 35:15, Revelation 11:10

Reciprocal: Job 21:7 - Wherefore Job 21:14 - they say Proverbs 2:14 - rejoice Proverbs 12:12 - desireth Isaiah 19:8 - General Jeremiah 5:26 - lay wait Daniel 4:30 - Is not Hosea 5:1 - ye have Amos 6:13 - which Micah 7:2 - hunt Habakkuk 2:6 - that increaseth Romans 1:21 - they glorified 1 Timothy 6:17 - that they

Verse 16

they: Habakkuk 1:11, Deuteronomy 8:17, Isaiah 10:13-15, Isaiah 37:24, Ezekiel 28:3, Ezekiel 29:3, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 5:23

plenteous: or, dainty, Heb. fat

Reciprocal: Judges 7:2 - Mine own Judges 16:24 - praised 1 Samuel 5:2 - of Dagon 1 Samuel 30:23 - which the Lord Job 21:7 - Wherefore Job 31:25 - because Ezekiel 28:4 - General Daniel 1:2 - and he Hosea 2:8 - she Hosea 12:8 - I have Amos 4:2 - he will Amos 6:13 - which Luke 12:19 - Soul Romans 1:21 - they glorified 1 Timothy 6:17 - that they

Verse 17

and: Habakkuk 1:9, Habakkuk 1:10, Habakkuk 2:5-8, Habakkuk 2:17, Isaiah 14:16, Isaiah 14:17, Jeremiah 25:9-26, Jeremiah 46:1 - Jeremiah 49:39, Jeremiah 52:1-34, Ezekiel 25:1 - Ezekiel 30:26

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Habakkuk 1". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/habakkuk-1.html.