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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tary, wait for it, because it will surely come, it wil not tary.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hasteth toward the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.
- American Standard Version (1901)
For the vision is still for the fixed time, and it is moving quickly to the end, and it will not be false: even if it is slow in coming, go on waiting for it; because it will certainly come, it will not be kept back.
- Basic English Bible
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but it hasteth to the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; for it will surely come, it will not delay.
- Darby Bible
For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it may tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
- Webster's Bible
For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won't prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won't delay.
- World English Bible
For yet the vision [is] for a season, And it breatheth for the end, and doth not lie, If it tarry, wait for it, For surely it cometh, it is not late.
- Youngs Literal Bible
For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it declareth of the end, and doth not lie; though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
2:3 At the end - When the period appointed of God shall come. Shall speak - Be accomplished, and not disappoint your expectation.
DANIEL IKPECHI's comment on 2015-04-25 05:38:07:
God is not man that He may lies once He said it,it will surely come to past,so wait for him faithyully with expectation of appointed time it will surely come.
Samuel Agyapong's comment on 2015-03-21 11:47:47:
Waiting, is not an easy task but while waiting one must be faithfull on to him.The moment you turn away from him he will show up.remember adam and eve story the moment they eat the apple God was there to visit them. Please wait.
Pastor Celestine Ossaite's comment on 2015-03-03 05:03:22:
God reveal what we will become through our dreams so that we will focus on it,but the time is not now but many years to come.just like Joseph in the Bible who saw a very big dream but suffered many years even in prison before the dream come to pass.
Joe's comment on 2014-12-27 07:19:39:
This verse speaks volumes to what i am going through right now. Not sure how many here have recieved actual and true visions from God. But sometimes the appointed time is alot longer than any man woman would ever hope for even thier worst enemy. To all those who have whatever it was it will come to pass. Been three years plus for me now but i know when our lord speaks he follows through.
Patience Ayuk's comment on 2014-10-19 02:45:23:
We must remain faithful to God no matter the delay , God will surely do what he revealed.
Kenneth Uchenna Iwuagwu's comment on 2014-07-10 22:06:03:
When God gives us a dream or any form of revelation, its fulfilment is not when we want it but at God 's own time. God cannot lie the Bible says it, whatever He reveals to us must surely come to pass at His own time not our own time, When it is His time u matter how long it takes, it must manifest.
Anderson George Jnr.'s comment on 2014-03-22 23:57:58:
God s time is not our time We must understand that God is God and we are humans We cannot force Him to answer our prayers we hv to just rely on Him and be watchful His words are ture formula and when we apply them we will always succeed
Simon Chamisa's comment on 2014-02-08 11:52:47:
i thank God for His word of waiting patiently for God s appointed time it is true and wholly certain that for those who believe God will surely answer prayers
Stanley's comment on 2013-12-01 02:52:44:
The vision is a glimpse of what is to be. to get a closer view patiently remain focus. In due course it will manifest.
Uche's comment on 2013-10-03 16:01:40:
I think is about the coming of christ
Clinton's comment on 2013-04-02 12:53:56:
Waiting with God is essential. What seem to be a long time may only be a second with God. He says 'your thoughtr are not my thought, and your ways are not my ways.' Here says to 'wait, though it tarries, it shall surely come and NOT tarry. ' So God's timing is ALWAYS on time.
Banda Levison's comment on 2013-01-23 08:26:34:
Certain things may not happen as we expect the at the time, but itís important to learn to be patient and hopeful, that God will fulfill what is to be fulfilled in our live at the right time, according to Godís timetable.
Diane Sims's comment on 2013-01-04 09:05:38:
I think Habakkuk is letting us know that when we pray, even though it may seem as though God has not heard our prayer, He is listening and only when He says it is time will He answer it. God's delay is not His denial. When it is time it is going to happen, we have to keep the faith and believe. Faith and patience are the key. When it is time there will be no tarrying. It's in God's timing! He may not come when we want Him, but He is always right on time.
David Nelson's comment on 2012-08-25 10:07:23:
Well habakkuk vision is about a person in the future.God place a seed of destuction in that preson and habakkuk seen the future of the end/ and seen the person God promise it to.
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