Habakkuk 2:1
Good News Translation
I will climb my watchtower and wait to see what the LORD will tell me to say and what answer he will give to my complaint.

Contemporary English Version
While standing guard on the watchtower, I waited for the LORD's answer, before explaining the reason for my complaint.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will stand upon my watch, and fix my foot upon the tower: and I will watch, to see what will be said to me, and what I may answer to him that reproveth me.

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I will stand upon my watch, and fix my foot upon the tower: and I will watch, to see what will be said to me, and what I may answer to him that reproveth me.

stand.

Psalm 73:16,17 I studied that I might know this thing, it is a labour in my sight: . . .

Isaiah 21:8,11,12 And a lion cried out: I am upon the watchtower of the Lord, standing continually by day: and I am upon my ward, standing whole nights. . . .

tower.

2 Samuel 18:24 And David sat between the two gates: and the watchman that was on the top of the gate upon the wall, lifting up his eyes, saw a man running alone.

2 Kings 9:17 The watchman therefore, that stood upon the tower of Jezrahel, saw the troop of Jehu coming, and said: I see a troop. And Joram said: Take a chariot, and send to meet them, and let him that goeth say: Is all well?

2 Kings 17:9 And the children of Israel offended the Lord, their God, with things that were not right: and built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.

Isaiah 21:5 Prepare the table, behold in the watchtower them that eat and drink: arise, ye princes, take up the shield.

Isaiah 62:6 Upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen all the day, and all the night, they shall never hold their peace. You that are mindful of the Lord, hold not your peace,

and will.

Habakkuk 1:12-17 Wast thou not from the beginning, O Lord my God, my holy one, and we shall not die? Lord, thou hast appointed him for judgment: and made him strong for correction. . . .

Psalm 85:8 I will hear what the Lord God will speak in me: for he will speak peace unto his people: And unto his saints: and unto them that are converted to the heart.

unto me.

2 Corinthians 13:3 Do you seek a proof of Christ that speaketh in me, who towards you is not weak, but is mighty in you?

Galatians 1:16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles: immediately I condescended not to flesh and blood.

when I am reproved.

Job 23:5-7 That I might know the words that he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me. . . .

Job 31:35,37 Who would grant me a hearing, that the Almighty may hear my desire: and that he himself that judgeth would write a book, . . .

Jeremiah 12:1 Thou indeed, O Lord, art just, if I plead with thee, but yet I will speak what is just to thee: Why doth the way of the wicked prosper: why is it well with all them that transgress, and do wickedly?

Context
The LORD Answers Again
1I will stand upon my watch, and fix my foot upon the tower: and I will watch, to see what will be said to me, and what I may answer to him that reproveth me.2And the Lord answered me, and said: Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables: that he that readeth it may run over it.…
Cross References
Psalm 5:3
For to thee will I pray: O Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear my voice.

Psalm 85:8
I will hear what the Lord God will speak in me: for he will speak peace unto his people: And unto his saints: and unto them that are converted to the heart.

Isaiah 21:8
And a lion cried out: I am upon the watchtower of the Lord, standing continually by day: and I am upon my ward, standing whole nights.

Jeremiah 6:17
And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet. And they said: We will not hearken.

Ezekiel 3:17
Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me.

Micah 7:7
But I will look towards the Lord, I will wait for God, my saviour: my God will hear me.

Additional Translations
I will stand at my guard post and station myself on the ramparts. I will watch to see what He will say to me and how I will answer my reproof.I will stand on my watch, and set me on the tower, and will watch to see what he will say to me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will speak with me, and what I shall answer concerning my complaint.

I will stand upon my watch, and mount upon the rock, and watch to see what he will say by me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer as to my reproof.

I WILL stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will look forth to see what he will speak with me, and what I shall answer concerning my complaint.

I will stand upon my watch, and seat myself upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say to me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.

I will stand at my watch, and set myself on the ramparts, and will look out to see what he will say to me, and what I will answer concerning my complaint.

On my charge I stand, and I station myself on a bulwark, and I watch to see what He doth speak against me, and what I do reply to my reproof.
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