Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.

King James Version

Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

Holman Bible

Look, his ego is inflated; he is without integrity. But the righteous one will live by his faith.

International Standard Version

"Notice their arrogance they have no inward uprightness but the righteous will live by their faith.

A Conservative Version

Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright in him. (But the righteous man shall live by his faith.

American Standard Version

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.

Amplified

Look at the proud; his soul is not straight or right within him, but the [rigidly] just and the [uncompromisingly] righteous man shall live by his faith and in his faithfulness.

Bible in Basic English

As for the man of pride, my soul has no pleasure in him; but the upright man will have life through his good faith.

Darby Translation

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright within him: but the just shall live by his faith.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, he whose soul is not upright in him will become filled with pride, but the just in his faith shall live.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, his soul being inflated in him, was not straight: and the just one shall live by his faithfulness.

King James 2000

Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! His spirit within him is puffed up; it is not upright. But the righteous shall live by his faithfulness.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, the soul of him is lifted up, and is not upright; but the just shall live by his faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, whoso will not believe, his soul shall not prosper: but the just shall live by his faith.

NET Bible

Look, the one whose desires are not upright will faint from exhaustion, but the person of integrity will live because of his faithfulness.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! as for the conceited one, crooked is his soul within him,- but, one who is righteous, by his faithfulness, shall live.

Webster

Behold, his soul which is lifted up, is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

World English Bible

Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, a presumptuous one! Not upright is his soul within him, And the righteous by his stedfastness liveth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

which is lifted up
עפל 
`aphal 
Usage: 2

is not upright
ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

in him but the just
צדּיק 
Tsaddiyq 
Usage: 206

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Habakkuk 2:4

Context Readings

God's Second Answer

3 "For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay. 4 "Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith. 5 "Furthermore, wine betrays the haughty man, So that he does not stay at home He enlarges his appetite like Sheol, And he is like death, never satisfied. He also gathers to himself all nations And collects to himself all peoples.



Cross References

Romans 1:17

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

Hebrews 10:38

BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM.

John 3:36

"He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."

Galatians 3:11-12

Now that no one is justified by the Law before God is evident; for, "THE RIGHTEOUS MAN SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

Job 40:11-12

"Pour out the overflowings of your anger, And look on everyone who is proud, and make him low.

Daniel 4:30

"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'

Daniel 4:37

"Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt and honor the King of heaven, for all His works are true and His ways just, and He is able to humble those who walk in pride."

Daniel 5:20-23

"But when his heart was lifted up and his spirit became so proud that he behaved arrogantly, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken away from him.

Luke 18:14

"I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

Galatians 2:16

nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, displaying himself as being God.

1 Peter 5:5

You younger men, likewise, be subject to your elders; and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE.

1 John 5:10-12

The one who believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself; the one who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed in the testimony that God has given concerning His Son.



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