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Habakkuk Chapter 2

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Judgement of the Chaldeans for their many sins

2:1 I will stand on my guard, and take place at the siege, and will wait to see what He will say to me, and what I shall answer when I am reprimanded.
2:2 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
answered me, and said, Write the vision, and clarify it on tablets, so that reader may
read it swiftly.
2:3 Because there is another vision about an appointed time, but
it shall speak of the end , and not deceive: though it delays, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay.
2:4 See, his soul is defiant it is skeptical in him: but the righteous shall live by his faith.
2:5 Yea also, because he acts treacherously by wine, he is an arrogant man, doesn’t stay at home, who expands his desire like Sheolשְׁאוֹל
Transliteration: šᵊ’ôl Pronunciation: sheh-ole’ underworld, grave, hell, pit For more info click here
, and is like death, and can’t be satisfied, He gathers
all nations to himself , and assembles all of the people to himself:
2:6 Shall all these not take up a parable against him, and a mocking song regarding him? And say, Woe to him that accumulates that [what] is not his! how long? and to him that load himself with heavy debts!
2:7 Shall
those rise up suddenly, and those shall shake you awake, that shall persecute you, and you shall be for plunder for them?
2:8 Because you have plundered many nations, all the rest of the people shall plunder you; because of men’s blood (bloods), and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that live in it.
2:9 Woe to him that gains evil profit for his house, that he may set his nest up high, that he may be delivered from the grasp of evil!
2:10 You have consulted shame for your by house to cutting off many people, and have sinned against your soul.
2:11 For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and
the splinter shall answer out of the beam.
2:12 Woe to him that builds a town with bloodshed, and establishes a city with iniquity!
2:13 Look, is it not for YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts that the people shall labor for fire, and the nations shall weary themselves for nothing?
2:14 Because the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, like the waters cover the sea.
2:15 Woe to him that gives his neighbor a drink, pouring out your wineskin to him, and making him drunk too, so that you may look on their nakedness!
2:16 You are filled with shame instead of glory:
you too shall drink , and become confounded: the cup of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
‘s the right hand is turned on you, and vomit of shame shall cover your glory.
2:17 Because the violence of Lebanon shall engulf you, and the destruction by [your] animals, shall make them afraid, because of men’s blood [spilt by you] and the violence of the land, of the city, and of all those living in it.
2:18 What profits the carved image that its maker has craved the molten image a teacher of lies, that its maker should trusts in it, to make mute idols?
2:19 Woe to him that says to wood, Awake; to the mute stone, Get up, Shall it teach? See, it is covered over with gold and silver, but there is no breath at all inside of it.
2:20 But YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is in His holy Sanctuary: let all the earth be silence before Him.

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