Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 an appointed time, but it hasteth to the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; for it will surely come, it will not delay. 4 Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright within him: but the just shall live by his faith. 5 And moreover, the wine is treacherous: he is a proud man, and keepeth not at rest, he enlargeth his desire as Sheol, and he is like death and cannot be satisfied; and he assembleth unto him all nations, and gathereth unto him all peoples.



Cross References

Romans 1:17

for righteousness of God is revealed therein, on the principle of faith, to faith: according as it is written, But the just shall live by faith.

Hebrews 10:38

But the just shall live by faith; and, if he draw back, my soul does not take pleasure in him.

John 3:36

He that believes on the Son has life eternal, and he that is not subject to the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides upon him.

Galatians 3:11-12

but that by law no one is justified with God is evident, because The just shall live on the principle of faith;

Job 40:11-12

Cast abroad the ragings of thine anger, and look on every one that is proud, and abase him:

Daniel 4:30

the king spoke and said, Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for the house of the kingdom by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of the heavens, all whose works are truth, and his paths judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.

Daniel 5:20-23

But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit hardened unto presumption, he was deposed from the throne of his kingdom, and they took his glory from him;

Luke 18:14

I say unto you, This man went down to his house justified rather than that other. For every one who exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Galatians 2:16

but knowing that a man is not justified on the principle of works of law nor but by the faith of Jesus Christ, we also have believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified on the principle of the faith of Christ; and not of works of law; because on the principle of works of law no flesh shall be justified.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and exalts himself on high against all called God, or object of veneration; so that he himself sits down in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise ye younger, be subject to the elder, and all of you bind on humility towards one another; for God sets himself against the proud, but to the humble gives grace.

1 John 5:10-12

He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself; he that does not believe God has made him a liar, because he has not believed in the witness which God has witnessed concerning his Son.

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