Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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 one,
His soul is not right within him,
But the righteous will live by his faith [in the true God].

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.

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.

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 yet the vision is for a season, And it breatheth for the end, and doth not lie, If it tarry, wait for it, For surely it cometh, it is not late. 4 Lo, a presumptuous one! Not upright is his soul within him, And the righteous by his stedfastness liveth. 5 And also, because the wine is treacherous, A man is haughty, and remaineth not at home, Who hath enlarged as sheol his soul, And is as death that is not satisfied, And doth gather unto itself all the nations, And doth assemble unto itself all the peoples,



Cross References

Romans 1:17

For the righteousness of God in it is revealed from faith to faith, according as it hath been written, 'And the righteous one by faith shall live,'

Hebrews 10:38

and 'the righteous by faith shall live,' and 'if he may draw back, My soul hath no pleasure in him,'

John 3:36

he who is believing in the Son, hath life age-during; and he who is not believing the Son, shall not see life, but the wrath of God doth remain upon him.'

Galatians 3:11-12

and that in law no one is declared righteous with God, is evident, because 'The righteous by faith shall live;'

Job 40:11-12

Scatter abroad the wrath of thine anger, And see every proud one, and make him low.

Daniel 4:30

the king hath answered and said, Is not this that great Babylon that I have built, for the house of the kingdom, in the might of my strength, and for the glory of mine honour?

Daniel 4:37

Now, I, Nebuchadnezzar, am praising and exalting and honouring the King of the heavens, for all His works are truth, and His paths judgment, and those walking in pride He is able to humble.'

Daniel 5:20-23

and when his heart was high, and his spirit was strong to act proudly, he hath been caused to come down from the throne of his kingdom, and his glory they have caused to pass away from him,

Luke 18:14

I say to you, this one went down declared righteous, to his house, rather than that one: for every one who is exalting himself shall be humbled, and he who is humbling himself shall be exalted.'

Galatians 2:16

having known also that a man is not declared righteous by works of law, if not through the faith of Jesus Christ, also we in Christ Jesus did believe, that we might be declared righteous by the faith of Christ, and not by works of law, wherefore declared righteous by works of law shall be no flesh.'

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who is opposing and is raising himself up above all called God or worshipped, so that he in the sanctuary of God as God hath sat down, shewing himself off that he is God -- the day doth not come.

1 Peter 5:5

In like manner, ye younger, be subject to elders, and all to one another subjecting yourselves; with humble-mindedness clothe yourselves, because God the proud doth resist, but to the humble He doth give grace;

1 John 5:10-12

He who is believing in the Son of God, hath the testimony in himself; he who is not believing God, a liar hath made Him, because he hath not believed in the testimony that God hath testified concerning His Son;

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