Habakkuk 1:15

“They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

They take vp all of them with the angle: they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragge; therefore they reioyce and are glad.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

{The Chaldeans} bring all of them up with a hook, Drag them away with their net, And gather them together in their fishing net. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He taketh up all of them with the angle, he catcheth them in his net, and gathereth them in his drag: therefore he rejoiceth and is glad.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He takes them all up with his hook, he takes them in his net, getting them together in his fishing-net: for which cause he is glad and full of joy.
- Basic English Bible

He taketh up all of them with the hook, he catcheth them in his net, and gathereth them into his drag; therefore he rejoiceth and is glad:
- Darby Bible

They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.
- Webster's Bible

He takes up all of them with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.
- World English Bible

Each of them with a hook he hath brought up, He doth catch it in his net, and gathereth it in his drag, Therefore he doth joy and rejoice.
- Youngs Literal Bible

They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag; therefore they rejoice and exult.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 1:15


1:15 They - The Chaldeans draw out all alike, good or bad. In their net - Destroying many together. And gather - As if they could never have enough, they drive men into their nets.


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