Habakkuk 1:1-4 New International Version (NIV)
1 The prophecy that Habakkuk the prophet received.
2 How long, Lord, must I call for help,
Habakkuk 1:1-4 The Message (MSG)
Justice Is a Joke
1 1-4 The problem as God gave Habakkuk to see it:
God, how long do I have to cry out for help
Habakkuk 1:1-4 The Voice (VOICE)
1 This is the vision with which the prophet Habakkuk was burdened.
2 How long must I cry, O Eternal One,
Habakkuk 2:1-4 New International Version (NIV)
2 I will stand at my watch
The Lord’s Answer
2 Then the Lord replied:
“Write down the revelation
4 “See, the enemy is puffed up;
Habakkuk 2:1-4 The Message (MSG)
2 What’s God going to say to my questions? I’m braced for the worst.
Full of Self, but Soul-Empty
2-3 And then God answered: “Write this.
4 “Look at that man, bloated by self-importance—
Habakkuk 2:1-4 The Voice (VOICE)
2 I will take my place at the watchtower.
Eternal One (to Habakkuk): 2 Write down this vision.
4 So I wrote, “Look how pompous he is!
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