Habakkuk 2:13

“Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the people shall labour in the very fire, and the people shall weary themselves for very vanity?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, is it not of the Lord of hostes, that the people shall labour in the very fire, and the people shal wearie themselues for very vanitie?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is it not indeed from the LORD of hosts That peoples toil for fire, And nations grow weary for nothing?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?
- American Standard Version (1901)

See, is it not the pleasure of the Lord of armies that the peoples are working for the fire and using themselves up for nothing?
- Basic English Bible

Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves in vain?
- Darby Bible

Behold, is it not from the LORD of hosts that the people shall labor in the very fire, and the people shall weary themselves for very vanity?
- Webster's Bible

Behold, isn't it of Yahweh of Armies that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?
- World English Bible

Lo, is it not from Jehovah of Hosts And peoples are fatigued for fire, And nations for vanity are weary?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, is it not of the LORD of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity?
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 2:13


2:13 Is it not of the Lord - Is it not a judgment from God? Shall labour - That men go thro' the most painful labour. For very vanity - For nothing; without any reward of their labour.


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