[a]For his iniquity I saw the tents of Cushan, and the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble.

Was the Lord angry against the [b]rivers? or was thine anger against the floods? or was thy wrath against the sea, that thou didst ride [c]upon thine horses? thy chariots brought salvation.

Thy [d]bow was manifestly revealed, and the [e]oaths of the tribes were a sure word, Selah, thou [f]didst cleave the earth with rivers.

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  1. Habakkuk 3:7 The iniquity of the king of Syria in vexing thy people was made manifest by thy judgment, to the comfort of thy Church, Judg. 5:10, and also of the Midianites, which destroyed themselves, Judg. 7:22.
  2. Habakkuk 3:8 Meaning, that God was not angry with the waters, but that by this means he would destroy his enemies, and deliver his Church.
  3. Habakkuk 3:8 And so didst use all the elements as instruments for the destruction of thine enemies.
  4. Habakkuk 3:9 That is, thy power.
  5. Habakkuk 3:9 For he had not only made a covenant with Abraham, but renewed it with his posterity.
  6. Habakkuk 3:9 Read Num. 20:11.