Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Art thou not from of old, O Jehovah, my holy God? We shall not die. O Jehovah, thou didst set him for judgment; and O Rock, thou didst found him for correction.

New American Standard Bible

Are You not from everlasting,
O Lord, my God, my Holy One?
We will not die.
You, O Lord, have appointed them to judge;
And You, O Rock, have established them to correct.

King James Version

Art thou not from everlasting, O LORD my God, mine Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for judgment; and, O mighty God, thou hast established them for correction.

Holman Bible

Are You not from eternity, Yahweh my God?
My Holy One, You will not die.
Lord, You appointed them to execute judgment;
my Rock, You destined them to punish us.

International Standard Version

"Haven't you existed forever, LORD my God, my Holy One? We won't die! LORD, you've prepared them for judgment; Rock, you've sentenced them to correction.

A Conservative Version

Are not thou from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O LORD, thou have ordained him for judgment, and thou, O Rock, have established him for correction.

American Standard Version

Art not thou from everlasting, O Jehovah my God, my Holy One? we shall not die. O Jehovah, thou hast ordained him for judgment; and thou, O Rock, hast established him for correction.

Amplified


Are You not from everlasting,
O Lord, my God, My Holy One?
We will not die.
O Lord, You have appointed the Chaldeans [who rule in Babylon] to execute [Your] judgment,
And You, O Rock, have established them to correct and chastise.

Bible in Basic English

Are you not eternal, O Lord my God, my Holy One? for you there is no death. O Lord, he has been ordered by you for our punishment; and by you, O Rock, he has been marked out to put us right.

Darby Translation

Art thou not from everlasting, Jehovah my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. Jehovah, thou hast ordained him for judgment; and thou, O Rock, hast appointed him for correction.

King James 2000

Are you not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? we shall not die. O LORD, you have ordained them for judgment; and, O mighty God, you have established them for correction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Are you not from of old, O Yahweh my God, my Holy One? You shall not die. O Yahweh, you have marked them for judgment; O Rock, you have established them for reproof.

Modern King James verseion

Are You not from everlasting, O Jehovah my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O Jehovah, You have ordained them for judgment; and, my Rock, You have established them for correction.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But thou, O LORD my God, my holy one: thou art from the beginning, therefore shall we not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for punishment, and set them to reprove the mighty.

NET Bible

Lord, you have been active from ancient times; my sovereign God, you are immortal. Lord, you have made them your instrument of judgment. Protector, you have appointed them as your instrument of punishment.

New Heart English Bible

Aren't you from everlasting, LORD my God, my Holy One? We will not die. LORD, you have appointed him for judgment. You, Rock, have established him to punish.

The Emphasized Bible

Art not, thou, from of old, O Yahweh, my God, my Holy One? Thou diest not! O Yahweh, to judgment, hast thou appointed him, and, O Rock, to correction, hast thou devoted him:

Webster

Art thou not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O LORD, thou hast ordained them for judgment; and O mighty God, thou hast established them for correction.

World English Bible

Aren't you from everlasting, Yahweh my God, my Holy One? We will not die. Yahweh, you have appointed him for judgment. You, Rock, have established him to punish.

Youngs Literal Translation

Art not Thou of old, O Jehovah, my God, my Holy One? We do not die, O Jehovah, For judgment Thou hast appointed it, And, O Rock, for reproof Thou hast founded it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Art thou not from everlasting
קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

my God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

we shall not die
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

thou hast ordained
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

and, O mighty God
צר צוּר 
Tsuwr 
Usage: 76

Devotionals

Devotionals about Habakkuk 1:12

Images Habakkuk 1:12

Prayers for Habakkuk 1:12

Context Readings

Habakkuk's Second Complaint

11 Then the spirit changed, and he will pass over, and he transgressed: this his strength is his God. 12 Art thou not from of old, O Jehovah, my holy God? We shall not die. O Jehovah, thou didst set him for judgment; and O Rock, thou didst found him for correction. 13 Being pure of eyes from beholding evil, and wilt not be able to look upon labor: wherefore wilt thou look upon the transgressors? wilt thou be silent in the unjust swallowing the just above him?


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:4

The Rock, his work complete: For all his ways judgment: A God of faithfulness and not of iniquity Just and right is he.

Deuteronomy 33:27

The God of the beginning testifying, and underneath, the perpetual arms: and he will thrust out the enemy from before thee, and will say, Destroy.

Psalm 90:2

Before the mountains were born, and the earth shall be begun, and the habitable globe, and from forever even to forever, thou art God.

Jeremiah 30:11

For I am with thee, says Jehovah, to serve thee: for I will make a completion to all nations where I scattered thee there, but with thee I will not make a completion: and I corrected thee for judgment, and acquitting, I will not let thee go unpunished.

Jeremiah 46:28

Thou shalt not fear, O my servant Jacob, says Jehovah: for I am with thee; for I will make a completion among all nations where I thrust thee away there: and I will not make a completion with thee, and I will correct thee for judgment; and acquitting, I will not let thee go unpunished.

Psalm 93:2

Thy throne was prepared from then: thou art from forever.

Isaiah 10:5-7

Wo to Assur the rod of mine anger, and that rod in their hand, my wrath.

Deuteronomy 32:30-31

How shall one chase a thousand; And two shall cause ten thousand to flee, If that their Rock had not sold them, And Jehovah delivered them up?

1 Samuel 2:2

None holy as Jehovah, for none beside thee: and no rock as our God.

2 Kings 19:25

Didst thou not hear from remoteness I made it from days before and I formed it? and now I brought it in, and thou wilt be to set fortified cities for desolate ruins.

Psalm 17:13

Arise, O Jehovah, anticipate his face, cast him down: deliver my soul from the unjust, thy sword.

Psalm 18:1

To the overseer; to the servant of Jehovah, of David who spake to Jehovah the words of this song in the day Jehovah delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul: And he will say, I will love thee, O Jehovah, my strength.

Psalm 118:17

I shall not die, for I shall live and I shall recount the works of Jah.

Isaiah 27:6-10

Those coming of Jacob shall he cause to take root: Israel shall blossom and be fruitful, and they filled the face of the habitable globe with produce.

Isaiah 37:26

Didst thou not hear to remoteness I did it? from days of old and I formed it? now did I bring it and thou shalt be to lay waste fortified cities into straits.

Isaiah 40:28

Didst thou not know? heardest thou not the eternal God, Jehovah, creating the extremities of the earth, will not faint, and will not be weary? no searching to his understanding.

Isaiah 43:15

I Jehovah your Holy One, creating Israel your king.

Isaiah 49:7

Thus said Jehovah redeeming Israel, his Holy One, to the despised of soul, to him being abhorred of the nations, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and princes arose, and they shall worship him for sake of Jehovah who was faithful, the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus said the high and lifted up inhabiting eternity, and his name Holy; being lifted up, and I will dwell in the holy place, and with the broken and humble of spirit, to preserve alive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the broken.

Jeremiah 4:27

For thus said Jehovah, All the earth shall be a desert; and I will not make a completion.

Jeremiah 5:18

And also in those days, says Jehovah, I will not make with you a completion.

Jeremiah 25:9-14

Behold me sending, and I took all the families of the north, says Jehovah, to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babel, my servant, and I brought them against this land and against its inhabitants, and against all these nations round about, and I devoted them to destruction, and I set them for a desolation and for a hissing, and for perpetual wastes.

Jeremiah 31:18-20

Hearing, I heard Ephraim being thrust away: Thou didst correct me, and I shall be corrected as a calf not being taught: turn me back and I shall be turned back, for thou Jehovah my God.

Jeremiah 33:24-26

Sawest thou not what this people spake, saying, The two families which Jehovah chose in them, and he will reject them? and they will despise my people from being yet a nation before them.

Lamentations 5:19

Thou, O Jehovah, shalt dwell forever; thy throne to generation and generation.

Ezekiel 30:25

And I strengthened the arms of the king of Babel, and the arms of Pharaoh shall fall; and they knew that I am Jehovah in my giving my sword into the hand of the king of Babel; and he stretched it out against the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 37:11-14

And he will say to me, Son of man, these bones all the house of Israel: behold them saying, Our bones were dried up, and our hope perished, and we were cut off to us.

Amos 9:8-9

Behold, the eyes of the Lord Jehovah upon the sinning kingdom, and I destroyed it from the face of the earth; only that destroying, I will not destroy the house of Jacob, says Jehovah.

Micah 5:2

And thou, house of bread, of Ephratah, for being small among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall come forth to me he being ruler in Israel; and his goings forth from of old from the days of eternity.

Habakkuk 3:2

O Jehovah, I heard thy report, I was afraid: O Jehovah, preserve alive thy work in the midst of years, in the midst of years make known; in anger thou wilt remember mercy.

Malachi 3:6

For I am Jehovah, I changed not; and ye the sons of Jacob were not finished.

Acts 3:14

And ye denied the Holy and Just, and demanded a man, a murderer, to be yielded to you.

1 Timothy 1:17

And to the King of times, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, honour and glory for the times of times. Amen.)

1 Timothy 6:16

Who only having immortality, inhabiting inaccessible light; which none of men saw, nor can see; to whom honour and might forever. Amen.

Hebrews 1:10-12

And, Thou, at the beginning, Lord, didst lay the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the work of thy hands:

Hebrews 12:5-6

And ye have totally forgotten the entreaty which is spoken to you as to sons, My son, neglect not the instruction of the Lord, nor be enervated being rebuked by him:

Hebrews 13:8

Jesus Christ, yesterday, and to day the same, and for ever.

Revelation 1:8

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end, says the Lord, who being, and who was, and who coming, the Omnipotent Ruler.

Revelation 1:11

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send to the seven churches which in Asia; to Ephesus, and to Smyrna, and to Pergamos, and to Thyatira, and to Sardis, and to Philadelphia, and to Laodicea.

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