Habakkuk 3:5

“Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Before him went the pestilence, and burning coales went forth at his feete.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Before Him goes pestilence, And plague comes after Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Before him went the pestilence, And fiery bolts went forth at his feet.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Before him went disease, and flames went out at his feet.
- Basic English Bible

Before him went the pestilence, And a burning flame went forth at his feet.
- Darby Bible

Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet.
- Webster's Bible

Plague went before him, and pestilence followed his feet.
- World English Bible

Before Him goeth pestilence, And a burning flame goeth forth at His feet.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Before him goeth the pestilence, and fiery bolts go forth at His feet.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Habakkuk 3:5


3:5 Before him - When God was leading the Israelites out of Egypt, he made the pestilence go before him, so preparing room for his people.


Discussion for Habakkuk 3:5

  • I'm so afraid of this god ... The god who is somehow involved in bringing disease... I am scared to pray to him.

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