Habakkuk Waits for God’s Response

I will stand at my guard post
and station myself on the lookout tower.(A)
I will watch to see what He will say to me(B)
and what I should[a] reply about my complaint.

God’s Second Answer

The Lord answered me:

Write down this vision;(C)
clearly inscribe it on tablets
so one may easily read it.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Habakkuk 2:1 Syr reads what He will
  2. Habakkuk 2:2 Lit one who reads in it may run