1 A vision. 5 Against pride, covetousness, drunkenness, and idolatry.

I will stand upon my [a]watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look and see what he would say unto me, and what I shall answer to him that rebuketh me.

And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run [b]that readeth it.

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the [c]last it shall speak and not lie: though it tarry, wait: for it shall surely come, and shall not stay.

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  1. Habakkuk 2:1 I will renounce mine own judgment, and only depend on God to be instructed what I shall answer them that abuse my preaching, and to be armed against all temptations.
  2. Habakkuk 2:2 Write it in great letters, that he that runneth may read it.
  3. Habakkuk 2:3 Which contained the destruction of the enemy, and the comfort of the Church: which thing though God execute not according to man’s hasty affections, yet the issue of both is certain at his time appointed.

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