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Habakkuk 2

Overview

Habakkuk 2:1, Unto Habakkuk, waiting for an answer, is shewn that he must wait by faith; Habakkuk 2:5, The judgment upon the Chaldean for unsatiableness, Habakkuk 2:9, for covetousness, Habakkuk 2:12. for cruelty, Habakkuk 2:15. for drunkenness, Habakkuk 2:18. and for idolatry.

Verse 1

stand: Psalms 73:16, Psalms 73:17, Isaiah 21:8, Isaiah 21:11, Isaiah 21:12

tower: Heb. fenced place, 2 Samuel 18:24, 2 Kings 9:17, 2 Kings 17:9, Isaiah 21:5, Isaiah 62:6

and will: Habakkuk 1:12-17, Psalms 85:8

unto me: or, in me, 2 Corinthians 13:3, Galatians 1:16

when I am reproved: or, when I am argued with, Heb. upon my reproof, or arguing, Job 23:5-7, Job 31:35, Job 31:37, Jeremiah 12:1

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:27 - to the Joshua 7:8 - what shall Isaiah 21:6 - Go Jeremiah 6:17 - I Jeremiah 25:12 - that I Ezekiel 3:17 - hear Ezekiel 10:1 - I looked John 13:7 - What

Verse 2

Write: Deuteronomy 27:8, Deuteronomy 31:19, Deuteronomy 31:22, Isaiah 8:1, Isaiah 30:8, Jeremiah 36:2-4, Jeremiah 36:27-32, Daniel 12:4, Revelation 1:18, Revelation 1:19, Revelation 14:13, Revelation 19:9, Revelation 21:5-8

make: John 11:28, John 11:29, 1 Corinthians 14:19, 2 Corinthians 3:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:9 - General Nehemiah 8:8 - and gave the sense Isaiah 1:1 - vision Isaiah 21:6 - Go Isaiah 21:8 - I stand Jeremiah 30:2 - General Jeremiah 51:60 - General Ezekiel 2:10 - spread Ezekiel 24:2 - write Daniel 7:1 - he wrote Luke 1:63 - a Hebrews 6:15 - General Revelation 1:11 - What Revelation 10:4 - I was

Verse 3

the vision: Jeremiah 27:7, Daniel 8:19, Daniel 9:24-27, Daniel 10:1, Daniel 10:14, Daniel 11:27, Daniel 11:35, Acts 1:7, Acts 17:26, Galatians 4:2, 2 Thessalonians 2:6-8

but: Exodus 12:41, Psalms 102:13, Jeremiah 25:12-14, Hebrews 10:36

wait: 2 Kings 6:33, Psalms 27:14, Psalms 130:5, Psalms 130:6, Isaiah 30:18, Lamentations 3:25, Lamentations 3:26, Micah 7:7, Luke 2:25, James 5:7, James 5:8

it will surely: Luke 18:7, Luke 18:8, 2 Peter 2:3

Reciprocal: Genesis 8:12 - And he Exodus 5:22 - why is it Numbers 23:19 - God Deuteronomy 32:35 - the things 1 Samuel 28:7 - Seek me 1 Kings 18:43 - Go again Psalms 37:7 - wait Psalms 62:5 - wait Isaiah 8:1 - write Isaiah 8:17 - I will Isaiah 13:22 - her time Isaiah 28:16 - he that Isaiah 29:17 - yet a very Isaiah 35:4 - fearful Isaiah 40:2 - warfare Isaiah 46:13 - shall not tarry Isaiah 60:22 - I the Lord Jeremiah 30:2 - General Jeremiah 36:2 - a roll Jeremiah 42:7 - General Jeremiah 51:60 - General Lamentations 3:21 - therefore Ezekiel 24:2 - write Ezekiel 38:8 - many days Daniel 8:17 - at Hosea 12:6 - wait Matthew 25:5 - the Titus 1:3 - in Hebrews 6:15 - General Hebrews 10:37 - General James 1:4 - let 2 Peter 3:9 - is not Revelation 2:10 - ten days Revelation 10:4 - I was Revelation 13:10 - Here

Verse 4

his: Job 40:11, Job 40:12, Daniel 4:30, Daniel 4:37, Daniel 5:20-23, Luke 18:14, 2 Thessalonians 2:4, 1 Peter 5:5

but: John 3:36, Romans 1:17, Galatians 2:16, Galatians 3:11, Galatians 3:12, Hebrews 10:38, 1 John 5:10-12

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:9 - just Deuteronomy 17:20 - his heart 1 Samuel 15:30 - honour me now 2 Kings 14:10 - thine heart 2 Chronicles 25:19 - heart 2 Chronicles 26:16 - when he was 2 Chronicles 32:25 - his heart Proverbs 30:13 - General Isaiah 28:16 - he that Jeremiah 43:2 - all the Jeremiah 50:31 - O thou Ezekiel 18:9 - is just Ezekiel 28:2 - Because Daniel 5:23 - lifted Daniel 11:12 - his heart Habakkuk 2:5 - a proud man Luke 7:50 - Thy Acts 8:21 - for Acts 10:22 - a just Acts 13:39 - by Acts 16:31 - Believe Romans 4:5 - his faith Romans 5:1 - being Romans 11:20 - Be 2 Corinthians 5:15 - that they Hebrews 10:37 - General

Verse 5

Yea also: or, How much more

he transgresseth: Proverbs 20:1, Proverbs 23:29-33, Proverbs 31:4, Proverbs 31:5, Isaiah 5:11, Isaiah 5:12, Isaiah 5:22, Isaiah 5:23, Isaiah 21:5, Jeremiah 51:39, Daniel 5:1-4, Daniel 5:23, Nahum 1:9, Nahum 1:10

a proud man: Habakkuk 2:4, Psalms 138:6, Proverbs 30:13, Proverbs 30:14, Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:12, Isaiah 2:17, Isaiah 16:6, Jeremiah 50:29, Daniel 5:20-23, James 4:6

keepeth: 2 Kings 14:10, 1 Thessalonians 4:11,*Gr.

who: Isaiah 5:8, Isaiah 10:7-13

as hell: Proverbs 27:20, Proverbs 30:15, Proverbs 30:16, Ecclesiastes 5:10

gathereth: Habakkuk 2:8-10, Isaiah 14:16, Isaiah 14:17, Jeremiah 25:9, Jeremiah 25:17-29

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 4:8 - is his Isaiah 5:14 - hell Isaiah 10:14 - And my Isaiah 33:1 - thee that Isaiah 47:8 - I am Jeremiah 43:2 - all the Jeremiah 50:1 - against Babylon Jeremiah 50:31 - O thou Jeremiah 51:13 - abundant Daniel 4:30 - Is not Daniel 5:19 - that he Daniel 7:4 - lifted Hosea 12:8 - I have Amos 1:13 - ripped up the women with child Micah 2:2 - they covet Micah 6:10 - the treasures Habakkuk 1:9 - for Habakkuk 1:17 - and 2 Corinthians 6:11 - our heart James 4:2 - lust Revelation 6:8 - was Death

Verse 6

take: Numbers 23:7, Numbers 23:18, Isaiah 14:4-19, Jeremiah 29:22, Jeremiah 50:13, Ezekiel 32:21, Micah 2:4

Woe to him: or, Ho, he

that increaseth: Habakkuk 1:9, Habakkuk 1:10, Habakkuk 1:15, Job 20:15-29, Job 22:6-10, Proverbs 22:16, Jeremiah 51:34, Jeremiah 51:35, James 5:1-4

how: Psalms 94:3, Luke 12:20, 1 Corinthians 7:29-31, 1 Peter 4:7

ladeth: Habakkuk 2:13, Isaiah 44:20, Isaiah 55:2

Reciprocal: Numbers 21:27 - General Joshua 7:11 - among Joshua 7:25 - Why hast 2 Kings 5:24 - and bestowed Job 18:15 - because Job 27:16 - heap up Proverbs 10:3 - but Proverbs 10:22 - he Proverbs 13:11 - Wealth Proverbs 20:21 - but Ecclesiastes 10:15 - labour Isaiah 10:1 - Woe Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Hosea 12:8 - I have Amos 1:13 - ripped up the women with child Matthew 13:3 - in

Verse 7

they: Proverbs 29:1, Isaiah 13:1-5, Isaiah 13:16-18, Isaiah 21:2-9, Isaiah 41:25, Isaiah 45:1-3, Isaiah 46:11, Isaiah 47:11, Isaiah 48:14, Isaiah 48:15, Jeremiah 50:21-32, Jeremiah 51:11, Jeremiah 51:27, Jeremiah 51:28, Jeremiah 51:57, Daniel 5:25-31, Nahum 1:9, Nahum 1:10, 1 Thessalonians 5:3

bite: Ecclesiastes 10:8, Jeremiah 8:17

Reciprocal: Proverbs 13:11 - Wealth Jeremiah 27:7 - until

Verse 8

thou: Habakkuk 2:10, Habakkuk 2:17, Isaiah 33:1, Isaiah 33:4, Jeremiah 27:7, Jeremiah 30:16, Jeremiah 50:10, Jeremiah 50:37, Jeremiah 51:13, Jeremiah 51:44, Jeremiah 51:48, Jeremiah 51:55, Jeremiah 51:56, Zechariah 2:8, Zechariah 2:9

blood: Heb. bloods, Habakkuk 2:17

the violence: Psalms 137:8, Isaiah 47:6, Jeremiah 50:11, Jeremiah 50:17, Jeremiah 50:18, Jeremiah 50:28, Jeremiah 50:33, Jeremiah 50:34, Jeremiah 51:8, Jeremiah 51:24, Jeremiah 51:34, Jeremiah 51:35, Micah 4:11-13, Zechariah 1:15, Zechariah 2:8, Zechariah 12:2-4, Zechariah 14:12, Revelation 6:10, Revelation 18:20-24

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:11 - filled Proverbs 13:2 - the soul Proverbs 22:23 - spoil Isaiah 14:21 - do not Jeremiah 25:14 - many Jeremiah 50:14 - for she Jeremiah 51:36 - I will plead Ezekiel 28:16 - filled Ezekiel 28:26 - despise Amos 3:10 - who Obadiah 1:15 - as Habakkuk 2:5 - gathereth Habakkuk 2:12 - blood Zephaniah 3:15 - he hath Zechariah 11:1 - O Lebanon

Verse 9

that coveteth an evil covetousness: or, that gaineth an evil gain, Genesis 13:10-13, Genesis 19:26-38, Deuteronomy 7:25, Deuteronomy 7:26, Joshua 7:21-26, 1 Kings 21:2-4, 1 Kings 21:19-24, 2 Kings 5:20-27, Job 20:19-28, Jeremiah 22:13-19, Zechariah 5:1-4, Acts 1:17-25, Jude 1:11

set: Psalms 10:3-6, Psalms 49:11, Psalms 52:7, Proverbs 18:11, Proverbs 18:12, Isaiah 28:15, Isaiah 47:7-9, Jeremiah 49:16, Obadiah 1:4

power of evil: Heb. palm of the hand

Reciprocal: Exodus 20:17 - thy neighbour's house Deuteronomy 5:21 - General 1 Samuel 15:19 - fly upon 1 Kings 21:4 - heavy Job 21:28 - Where Job 29:18 - I shall die Psalms 119:36 - and not to Proverbs 1:19 - every Proverbs 11:29 - that Proverbs 15:27 - He that is Proverbs 21:12 - wisely Isaiah 5:8 - them Isaiah 10:1 - Woe Jeremiah 5:27 - so are Jeremiah 22:23 - makest Jeremiah 51:13 - and the Micah 3:10 - build up Zion Zechariah 5:4 - and it shall remain Mark 10:24 - trust Luke 12:15 - Take Luke 12:21 - he Acts 8:20 - Thy

Verse 10

consulted: 2 Kings 9:26, 2 Kings 10:7, Isaiah 14:20-22, Jeremiah 22:30, Jeremiah 36:31, Nahum 1:14, Matthew 27:25

sinned: Numbers 16:38, 1 Kings 2:23, Proverbs 1:18, Proverbs 8:36, Isaiah 33:11

Reciprocal: Proverbs 11:29 - that Jeremiah 44:7 - against Habakkuk 2:8 - thou Acts 8:20 - Thy

Verse 11

the stone: Genesis 4:10, Joshua 24:27, Job 31:38-40, Luke 19:40, Hebrews 12:24, James 5:3, James 5:4, Revelation 6:10

beam: or, piece, or, fastening

answer it: or, witness against it

Reciprocal: Lamentations 2:18 - O wall

Verse 12

him: Genesis 4:11-17, Joshua 6:26, 1 Kings 16:34, Jeremiah 22:13-17, Ezekiel 24:9, Daniel 4:27-31, Micah 3:10, Nahum 3:1, John 11:47-50, Revelation 17:6

blood: Heb. bloods, Habakkuk 2:8

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 21:19 - Hast thou killed 2 Chronicles 21:13 - hast slain Isaiah 10:1 - Woe James 1:13 - no man

Verse 13

is it: Genesis 11:6-9, 2 Samuel 15:31, Job 5:13, Job 5:14, Psalms 39:6, Psalms 127:1, Psalms 127:2, Proverbs 21:30, Isaiah 41:5-8, Isaiah 50:11, Isaiah 55:2, Jeremiah 51:58, Jeremiah 51:64, Malachi 1:4

for very vanity: or, in vain

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:20 - your strength Job 28:3 - searcheth Job 39:16 - her labour Proverbs 16:27 - diggeth Ecclesiastes 1:3 - profit Ecclesiastes 2:11 - behold Ecclesiastes 5:11 - what Isaiah 44:12 - he is Isaiah 47:13 - wearied Isaiah 57:10 - wearied Jeremiah 9:5 - weary Jeremiah 12:13 - put Ezekiel 24:12 - wearied Habakkuk 2:6 - ladeth John 6:27 - the meat 1 Thessalonians 2:1 - in vain James 1:13 - no man

Verse 14

the earth: Psalms 22:27, Psalms 67:1, Psalms 67:2, Psalms 72:19, Psalms 86:9, Psalms 98:1-3, Isaiah 6:3, Isaiah 11:9, Zechariah 14:8, Zechariah 14:9, Revelation 11:15, Revelation 15:4

with the knowledge of the glory: or, by knowing the glory

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:21 - all the Psalms 57:5 - thy glory Psalms 97:6 - all the Psalms 113:3 - General Psalms 145:6 - And men Isaiah 12:5 - this is known Isaiah 19:21 - Lord shall Isaiah 35:2 - they shall Isaiah 40:5 - the glory Jeremiah 31:34 - for they Ezekiel 43:2 - the earth Ezekiel 47:5 - waters to swim in Micah 2:9 - my glory Zephaniah 3:9 - that Matthew 6:9 - Hallowed Luke 11:2 - Hallowed Galatians 4:9 - ye have Colossians 1:10 - increasing 1 Timothy 2:4 - the knowledge Hebrews 8:11 - for all

Verse 15

unto: Genesis 19:32-35, 2 Samuel 11:13, 2 Samuel 13:26-28, Jeremiah 25:15, Jeremiah 51:7, Revelation 17:2, Revelation 17:6, Revelation 18:3

that puttest: Hosea 7:5

that thou: Genesis 9:22, Exodus 32:25

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:21 - and he Genesis 19:33 - drink Genesis 19:36 - General 1 Samuel 25:36 - merry 1 Kings 16:9 - drinking 2 Chronicles 21:11 - caused Esther 1:8 - none did compel Proverbs 20:1 - General Isaiah 5:11 - rise Isaiah 5:22 - mighty Isaiah 10:1 - Woe Isaiah 28:8 - General Jeremiah 51:57 - I will Lamentations 1:21 - they shall Philippians 3:19 - whose glory Revelation 16:15 - lest

Verse 16

with shame for glory: or, more with shame than with glory, Proverbs 3:35, Isaiah 47:3, Hosea 4:7, Philippians 3:19

drink: Psalms 75:8, Isaiah 49:26, Isaiah 51:21-23, Jeremiah 25:26, Jeremiah 25:27, Jeremiah 51:57, Revelation 18:6

and let: Isaiah 20:4, Isaiah 47:3, Nahum 3:5

the cup: Jeremiah 25:27-29

and shameful: Isaiah 28:7, Isaiah 28:8, Hosea 7:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 9:21 - and he Genesis 19:32 - drink Genesis 19:33 - drink 1 Samuel 25:36 - merry 1 Kings 16:9 - drinking Esther 1:8 - none did compel Psalms 11:6 - their Psalms 60:3 - to drink Proverbs 12:21 - filled Proverbs 20:1 - General Isaiah 17:14 - the portion Jeremiah 13:13 - I will Jeremiah 30:16 - General Jeremiah 48:26 - wallow Jeremiah 51:7 - the nations Ezekiel 23:33 - filled Ezekiel 32:24 - borne Zechariah 12:2 - a cup Hebrews 2:1 - let them slip Revelation 14:10 - into

Verse 17

the violence: Zechariah 11:1

because: Habakkuk 2:8, Psalms 55:23, Psalms 137:8, Proverbs 28:17, Revelation 18:20-24

of the city: Jeremiah 50:28, Jeremiah 50:33, Jeremiah 50:34, Jeremiah 51:24, Jeremiah 51:34-37

Reciprocal: Genesis 6:11 - filled Proverbs 13:2 - the soul Isaiah 14:4 - How Isaiah 17:14 - the portion Jeremiah 50:14 - for she Jeremiah 51:11 - the vengeance Ezekiel 28:16 - filled Ezekiel 31:16 - and all Habakkuk 1:17 - and Zephaniah 3:15 - he hath Zechariah 2:8 - the nations Zechariah 2:9 - and they Zechariah 12:3 - in that

Verse 18

profiteth: Isaiah 37:38, Isaiah 42:17, Isaiah 44:9, Isaiah 44:10, Isaiah 45:16, Isaiah 45:20, Isaiah 46:1, Isaiah 46:2, Isaiah 46:6-8, Jeremiah 2:27, Jeremiah 2:28, Jeremiah 10:3-5, Jeremiah 50:2, Romans 6:21

a teacher: Jeremiah 10:8, Jeremiah 10:14, Jeremiah 10:15, Jonah 2:8, Zechariah 10:2, Romans 1:23-25, 2 Thessalonians 2:9-11, 1 Timothy 4:1, 1 Timothy 4:2, Revelation 13:11-15, Revelation 19:20

that the: Psalms 115:4-8, Psalms 135:15-18, Isaiah 1:31, Isaiah 44:14-20

maker of his work: Heb. fashioner of his fashion

dumb: 1 Corinthians 12:2

Reciprocal: Judges 17:3 - a graven image Judges 18:24 - what have 1 Samuel 12:21 - vain things 1 Kings 18:26 - no voice Psalms 115:8 - General Ecclesiastes 1:3 - profit Isaiah 26:14 - dead Isaiah 40:19 - General Isaiah 41:26 - declared Isaiah 41:29 - they are all Isaiah 44:20 - Is there Jeremiah 2:8 - do not Jeremiah 13:25 - trusted Jeremiah 16:19 - Surely Jeremiah 50:38 - the land Jeremiah 51:17 - brutish by his knowledge Ezekiel 6:6 - your works Ezekiel 24:12 - wearied Daniel 5:23 - which Hosea 8:6 - the workman Hosea 13:2 - have made Amos 2:4 - and their Acts 7:41 - rejoiced Romans 1:25 - into a lie 2 Timothy 2:14 - to no Revelation 9:20 - and idols

Verse 19

that: 1 Kings 18:26-29, Psalms 97:7, Isaiah 44:17, Jeremiah 51:47, Daniel 3:7, Daniel 3:18, Daniel 3:29, Daniel 5:23, Jonah 1:5

it is: Isaiah 40:19, Isaiah 46:6, Jeremiah 10:4, Jeremiah 10:9, Daniel 3:1, Acts 17:29, Revelation 17:4

and there: Psalms 135:17

Reciprocal: Judges 17:3 - a graven image Judges 18:24 - what have Psalms 3:7 - Arise Psalms 115:8 - General Psalms 135:15 - idols Isaiah 10:1 - Woe Isaiah 36:18 - Hath Isaiah 44:14 - heweth Isaiah 51:9 - Awake Isaiah 57:6 - the smooth Jeremiah 2:27 - to a stock Jeremiah 3:9 - committed Jeremiah 10:3 - one Jeremiah 10:5 - speak Jeremiah 10:14 - and Jeremiah 13:25 - trusted Jeremiah 16:19 - Surely Jeremiah 50:38 - the land Jeremiah 51:17 - brutish by his knowledge Ezekiel 24:12 - wearied Daniel 5:4 - of gold Hosea 4:12 - ask Hosea 13:2 - have made 1 Corinthians 8:4 - we know 1 Corinthians 12:2 - dumb Revelation 13:15 - life

Verse 20

the Lord: Psalms 11:4, Psalms 115:3, Psalms 132:13, Psalms 132:14, Isaiah 6:1, Isaiah 66:1, Isaiah 66:6, Jonah 2:4, Jonah 2:7, Ephesians 2:21, Ephesians 2:22

let all the earth keep silence before him: Heb. be silent all the earth before him, Psalms 46:10, Psalms 76:8, Psalms 76:9, Zephaniah 1:7, Zechariah 2:13

Reciprocal: Joshua 10:12 - stand thou 2 Samuel 22:7 - out 2 Kings 2:5 - I know it Job 37:14 - stand Job 40:4 - I will Psalms 4:4 - be still Psalms 8:2 - still Psalms 18:6 - heard Psalms 50:2 - Out Isaiah 23:2 - still Isaiah 36:18 - Hath Isaiah 41:1 - silence Isaiah 47:5 - silent Jeremiah 8:14 - be silent Ezekiel 24:17 - Forbear to cry Micah 1:2 - the Lord from Acts 17:29 - we ought 1 Corinthians 8:4 - we know Revelation 8:1 - silence

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Habakkuk 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/habakkuk-2.html.