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Habakkuk 1:3-5 American Standard Version (ASV)

Why dost thou show me iniquity, and [a]look upon perverseness? for destruction and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention riseth up. Therefore the law is slacked, and justice [b]doth never go forth; for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore justice goeth forth perverted.

Behold ye among the nations, and look, and wonder marvellously; for [c]I am working a work in your days, which ye will not believe though it be told you.

Footnotes:

  1. Habakkuk 1:3 Or, cause me to look
  2. Habakkuk 1:4 Or, goeth not forth unto victory
  3. Habakkuk 1:5 Or, one worketh
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