Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in 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.

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.

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

Images Habakkuk 2:4

Prayers for Habakkuk 2:4

Context Readings

God's Second Answer

3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay. 4  Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith. 5 Yea also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as sheol, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers unto him all nations, and heaps unto him all people:



Cross References

Romans 1:17

For in it is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

Hebrews 10:38

Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.

John 3:36

He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides on him.

Galatians 3:11-12

But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

Job 40:11-12

Put forth the rage of your wrath: and behold 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 honor of my majesty?

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways 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 mind hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him:

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for everyone that exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Galatians 2:16

Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped; so that he as God sits in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.

1 John 5:10-12

He that believes on the Son of God has the witness in himself: he that believes not God has made him a liar; because he believes not the witness that God gave of his Son.

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