Habakkuk 3:9
Good News Translation
You got ready to use your bow, ready to shoot your arrows. Your lightning split open the earth.

Contemporary English Version
Your arrows were ready and obeyed your commands. You split the earth apart with rivers and streams;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou wilt surely take up thy bow: according to the oaths which thou hast spoken to the tribes. Thou wilt divide the rivers of the earth.

New American Bible
You readied your bow, you filled your bowstring with arrows. Selah You split the earth with rivers;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou wilt surely take up thy bow: according to the oaths which thou hast spoken to the tribes. Thou wilt divide the rivers of the earth.

bow.

Deuteronomy 32:23 I will heap evils upon them, and will spend my arrows among them.

Psalm 7:12,13 Except you will be converted, he will brandish his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready. . . .

Psalm 35:1-3 For David himself. Judge thou, O Lord, them that wrong me: overthrow them that fight against me. . . .

Isaiah 51:9,10 Arise, arise, put on strength, O thou arm of the Lord, arise as in the days of old, in the ancient generations. Hast not thou struck the proud one, and wounded the dragon? . . .

Isaiah 52:10 The Lord hath prepared his holy arm in the sight of all the Gentiles: and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.

Lamentations 2:4 Daleth. He hath bent his bow as an enemy, he hath fixed his right hand as an adversary: and he hath killed all that was fair to behold in the tabernacle of the daughter of Sion, he hath poured out his indignation like fire.

according.

Genesis 15:18-21 That day God made a covenant with Abram, saying: To thy seed will I give this land, from the river to Egypt even to the great river Euphrates. . . .

Genesis 17:7,8 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee, and between thy seed after thee in their generations, by a perpetual covenant: to be a God to thee, and to thy seed after thee. . . .

Genesis 22:16-18 By my own self have I sworn, saith the Lord: because thou hast done this thing, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake: . . .

Genesis 26:3,4 And sojourn in it, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee: for to thee and to thy seed I will give all these countries, to fulfil the oath which I swore to Abraham thy father. . . .

Genesis 28:13,14 And the Lord leaning upon the ladder saying to him: I am the Lord God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: The land, wherein thou sleepest, I will give to thee and to thy seed. . . .

Psalm 105:8-11 He hath remembered his covenant for ever: the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. . . .

Luke 1:72-75 To perform mercy to our fathers and to remember his holy testament. . . .

Hebrews 6:13-18 For God making promises to Abraham, because he had no one greater by whom he might swear, swore by himself, . . .

Selah.

Habakkuk 3:9 Thou wilt surely take up thy bow: according to the oaths which thou hast spoken to the tribes. Thou wilt divide the rivers of the earth.

Psalm 143:6 I stretched forth my hands to thee: my soul is as earth without water unto thee.

Thou.

Exodus 17:6 Behold I will stand there before thee, upon the rock Horeb, and thou shalt strike the rock, and water shall come out of it that the people may drink. Moses did so before the ancients of Israel:

Numbers 20:11 And when Moses bad lifted up his hand, and struck the rock twice with the rod, there came forth water in great abundance, so that the people and their cattle drank,

Psalm 78:15,16 He struck the rock in the wilderness: and gave them to drink, as out of the great deep. . . .

Psalm 105:41 He opened the rock, and waters flowed: rivers ran down in the dry land.

1 Corinthians 10:4 And all drank the same spiritual drink: (And they drank of the spiritual rock that followed them: and the rock was Christ.)

the earth with rivers.

Context
Habakkuk's Prayer
8Wast thou angry, O Lord, with the rivers? or was thy wrath upon the rivers? or thy indignation in the sea? Who will ride upon thy horses: and thy chariots are salvation. 9Thou wilt surely take up thy bow: according to the oaths which thou hast spoken to the tribes. Thou wilt divide the rivers of the earth.10The mountains saw thee, and were grieved: the great body of waters passed away. The deep put forth its voice: the deep lifted up its hands.…
Cross References
Psalm 7:12
Except you will be converted, he will brandish his sword; he hath bent his bow, and made it ready.

Psalm 7:13
And in it he hath prepared to instruments of death, he hath made ready his arrows for them that burn.

Psalm 78:16
He brought forth water out of the rock: and made streams run down as rivers.

Psalm 105:41
He opened the rock, and waters flowed: rivers ran down in the dry land.

Habakkuk 3:11
The sun and the moon stood still in their habitation, in the light of thy arrows, they shall go in the brightness of thy glittering spear.

Additional Translations
You brandished Your bow; You called for many arrows. Selah You split the earth with rivers.Your bow was made quite naked, according to the oaths of the tribes, even your word. Selah. You did split the earth with rivers.

Thy bow was made quite bare; The oaths to the tribes were a'sure word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.

Surely thou didst bend they bow at scepters, saith the Lord. Pause. The land of rivers shall be torn asunder.

Thy bow was made naked, The rods [of discipline] sworn according to [thy] word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.

Thy bow was made quite bare; the oaths to the tribes were a sure word. Selah Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.

Thy bow was made quite naked, according to the oaths of the tribes, even thy word. Selah. Thou didst cleave the earth with rivers.

You uncovered your bow. You called for your sworn arrows. Selah. You split the earth with rivers.

Utterly naked Thou dost make Thy bow, Sworn are the tribes -- saying, 'Pause!' With rivers Thou dost cleave the earth.
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