Habakkuk 1:2
Good News Translation
O LORD, how long must I call for help before you listen, before you save us from violence?

Contemporary English Version
Our LORD, how long must I beg for your help before you listen? How long before you save us from all this violence?

Douay-Rheims Bible
How long, O Lord, shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? shall I cry out to thee suffering violence, and thou wilt not save?

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How long, O Lord, shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? shall I cry out to thee suffering violence, and thou wilt not save?

how.

Psalm 13:1,2 Unto the end, a psalm for David. How long, O Lord, wilt thou forget me unto the end? how long dost thou turn away thy face from me? . . .

Psalm 74:9,10 Our signs we have not seen, there is now no prophet: and he will know us no more. . . .

Psalm 94:3 How long shall sinners, O Lord: how long shall sinners glory?

Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying: How long, O Lord (Holy and True), dost thou not judge and revenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?

and thou wilt not save.

Psalm 22:1,2 Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins. . . .

Jeremiah 14:9 Why wilt thou be as a wandering man, as a mighty man that cannot save? but thou, O Lord, art among us, and thy name is called upon by us, forsake us not.

Lamentations 3:8 Ghimel. Yea, and when I cry, and entreat, he hath shut out my prayer.

Context
Habakkuk's Complaint
1The burden that Habakkuk the prophet saw. 2How long, O Lord, shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? shall I cry out to thee suffering violence, and thou wilt not save?3Why hast thou shewn me iniquity and grievance, to see rapine and injustice before me? and there is a judgment, but opposition is more powerful.…
Cross References
Job 19:7
Behold I shall cry suffering violence, and no one will hear: I shall cry aloud, and there is none to judge.

Psalm 13:1
Unto the end, a psalm for David. How long, O Lord, wilt thou forget me unto the end? how long dost thou turn away thy face from me?

Psalm 13:2
How long shall I take counsels in my soul, sorrow in my heart all the day?

Psalm 22:1
Unto the end, for the morning protection, a psalm for David. [2] O God my God, look upon me: why hast thou forsaken me? Far from my salvation are the words of my sins.

Psalm 22:2
O my God, I shall cry by day, and thou wilt not hear: and by night, and it shall not be reputed as folly in me.

Jeremiah 14:9
Why wilt thou be as a wandering man, as a mighty man that cannot save? but thou, O Lord, art among us, and thy name is called upon by us, forsake us not.

Zechariah 1:12
And the angel of the Lord answered, and said: O Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem, and on the cities of Juda, with which thou hast been angry? this is now the seventieth year.

Additional Translations
How long, O LORD, must I call for help but You do not hear, or cry out to You, “Violence!” but You do not save?O LORD, how long shall I cry, and you will not hear! even cry out to you of violence, and you will not save!

O Jehovah, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save.

How long, O Lord, shall I cry out, and thou wilt not hearken? how long shall I cry out to thee being injured, and thou wilt not save?

Jehovah, how long shall I cry and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee, Violence! and thou dost not save.

O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear? I cry out unto thee of violence, and thou wilt not save.

O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! even cry out to thee of violence, and thou wilt not save!

Yahweh, how long will I cry, and you will not hear? I cry out to you "Violence!" and will you not save?

Till when, O Jehovah, have I cried, And Thou dost not hear? I cry unto Thee -- 'Violence,' and Thou dost not save.
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