Habakkuk 2:2

“And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Lord answered me and said, write the vision, and make it plaine vpon tables, that he may runne that readeth it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD answered me and said, "Record the vision And inscribe {it} on tablets, That the one who reads it may run.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord gave me an answer, and said, Put the vision in writing and make it clear on stones, so that the reader may go quickly.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah answered me and said, Write the vision, and engrave it upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh answered me, "Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he who runs may read it.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah answereth me and saith: `Write a vision, and explain on the tables, That he may run who is reading it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD answered me, and said: 'Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that a man may read it swiftly.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 2:2


2:2 Upon tables - What was of publick concern, and therefore to be published, was anciently written or engraven upon tables, smooth stones, or wood, and then hung up in a publick place to be read. May run - That none may need to stop, but every one may plainly and clearly discern what is written.


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