Habakkuk 1:10

“And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn unto them: they shall deride every strong hold; for they shall heap dust, and take it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they shal scoffe at the Kings, and the Princes shall bee a scorne vnto them: they shall deride euery strong holde, for they shall heape dust & take it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"They mock at kings And rulers are a laughing matter to them. They laugh at every fortress And heap up rubble to capture it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yea, he scoffeth at kings, and princes are a derision unto him; he derideth every stronghold; for he heapeth up dust, and taketh it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He makes little of kings, rulers are a sport to him; all the strong places are to be laughed at; for he makes earthworks and takes them.
- Basic English Bible

Yea, he scoffeth at kings, and princes are a scorn unto him; he derideth every stronghold: for he heapeth up dust, and taketh it.
- Darby Bible

And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn to them: they shall deride every strong hold; for they shall heap dust, and take it.
- Webster's Bible

Yes, he scoffs at kings, and princes are a derision to him. He laughs at every stronghold, for he builds up an earthen ramp, and takes it.
- World English Bible

And at kings it doth scoff, And princes [are] a laughter to it, At every fenced place it doth laugh, And it heapeth up dust, and captureth it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they scoff at kings, and princes are a derision unto them; they deride every stronghold, for they heap up earth, and take it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 1:10


1:10 At the kings - Which opposed their designs. And take it - By mighty mounts cast up.


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