Habakkuk 1:2

“O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Habakkuk 1:2

O Lord, howe long shall I crie, and thou wilt not heare! euen cry out vnto thee of violence, and thou wilt not saue?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How long, O LORD, will I call for help, And You will not hear? I cry out to You, "Violence! Yet You do not save."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O Jehovah, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save.
- American Standard Version (1901)

How long, O Lord, will your ears be shut to my voice? I make an outcry to you about violent behaviour, but you do not send salvation.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah, how long shall I cry and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee, Violence! and thou dost not save.
- Darby Bible

O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out to thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh, how long will I cry, and you will not hear? I cry out to you "Violence!" and will you not save?
- World English Bible

Till when, O Jehovah, have I cried, And Thou dost not hear? I cry unto Thee -- `Violence,' and Thou dost not save.
- Youngs Literal Bible

How long, O LORD, shall I cry, and Thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto Thee of violence, and Thou wilt not save.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Habakkuk 1:2

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 1:2


1:1 The burden - The prophet seems to speak of these grievous things, as a burden which he himself groaned under.

1:4 Therefore - Because the wicked go on with impunity. The law - The whole law, moral, ceremonial, and judicial. Is slacked - Is slighted, and not observed. Go forth - From magistrates, judges, and public officers. Doth compass about - As it were besieges, with design to oppress and ruin.


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