Habakkuk 2:3

“For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

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

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 2:3


2:3 At the end - When the period appointed of God shall come. Shall speak - Be accomplished, and not disappoint your expectation.


Discussion for Habakkuk 2

  • Larry James
    God has been faithful with his promise so i have no choice than to roll along with him cos he has said it that heaven and earth shall pass away but my word will surely come to pass...
  • Savanna
    Think u for clarifying what hab 2 means...I always have to look up what the meaning of the chapters because its hard to understand the bible...
  • Eneti Chikuruwa for verse 3
    I had a vision in my life for my own Ministry, I prayed for the name of the ministry. The Holy Spirit revealed to me it 's Prayer Worriors ministries. It came to pass. Wait needs patience, Habbuk 2 vs 2 Encourages us all to wait faithful upon the Lord. AMEN! Hallelujah! Praise the Lord God Almighty. The delay it 's not the denial and the just shall live by faith. Amen.
  • Samuel Agyapong for verse 3
    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 for verse 3
    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.
  • Nelson N.
    My God is always faithful to His promises. It must surely come to pass. I have not seen any part of the scripture that says the word God came to fail.

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