Habakkuk 2:4

“Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Behold, his soule which is lifted vp, is not vpright in him; but the iust shall liue by his faith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As for the man of pride, my soul has no pleasure in him; but the upright man will have life through his good faith.
- Basic English Bible

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright within him: but the just shall live by his faith.
- Darby Bible

Behold, his soul which is lifted up, is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
- Webster's Bible

Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.
- World English Bible

Lo, a presumptuous one! Not upright is his soul within him, And the righteous by his stedfastness liveth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 2:4


2:4 Which is lifted up - That proudly contests with the justice and wisdom of the Divine Providence, and provides for his own safety by his own wit. The just - The humble and upright one, who adores the depth of divine providence, and is persuaded of the truth of divine promises. Shall live - Supports himself, by a firm expectation of the deliverance of Zion.


Discussion for Habakkuk 2:4

  • Larry Frederick for verse 4
    Habakkuk 2 4 Humble yourself, and you will discover the divine favor of the grace of God.Amen

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