Habakkuk 1:7
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New International Version
They are a feared and dreaded people; they are a law to themselves and promote their own honor.

King James Bible
They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their dignity shall proceed of themselves.

Darby Bible Translation
They are terrible and dreadful: their judgment and their dignity proceed from themselves.

World English Bible
They are feared and dreaded. Their judgment and their dignity proceed from themselves.

Young's Literal Translation
Terrible and fearful it is, From itself its judgment and its excellency go forth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Their judgment - shall proceed of themselves - By revolting from the Assyrians, they have become a great nation. Thus, their judgment and excellence were the result of their own valor. Other meanings are given to this passage.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

their judgment, etc. or, from them shall proceed the judgment of these and the captivity of these.

Jeremiah 39:5-9 But the Chaldeans' army pursued after them, and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho: and when they had taken him...

Jeremiah 52:9-11,25-27 Then they took the king, and carried him up to the king of Babylon to Riblah in the land of Hamath; where he gave judgment on him...

Deuteronomy 5:19,27 Neither shall you steal...

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Though These Eternal Moral Obligations are Indeed of Themselves Incumbent on all Rational Beings,
even antecedent to the consideration of their being the positive will and command of God, yet that which most strongly confirms, and in practice most effectually and indispensably enforces them upon us, is this; that both from the perfections of God, and the nature of things, and from several other collateral considerations, it appears, that as God is himself necessarily just and good in the exercise of his infinite power in the government of the whole world, so he cannot but likewise positively
Samuel Clarke—A Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God

The Holiness of God
The next attribute is God's holiness. Exod 15:51. Glorious in holiness.' Holiness is the most sparkling jewel of his crown; it is the name by which God is known. Psa 111:1. Holy and reverend is his name.' He is the holy One.' Job 6:60. Seraphims cry, Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts, the whole earth is full of his glory.' Isa 6:6. His power makes him mighty, his holiness makes him glorious. God's holiness consists in his perfect love of righteousness, and abhorrence of evil. Of purer eyes than
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Cross References
Isaiah 18:2
which sends envoys by sea in papyrus boats over the water. Go, swift messengers, to a people tall and smooth-skinned, to a people feared far and wide, an aggressive nation of strange speech, whose land is divided by rivers.

Isaiah 18:7
At that time gifts will be brought to the LORD Almighty from a people tall and smooth-skinned, from a people feared far and wide, an aggressive nation of strange speech, whose land is divided by rivers-- the gifts will be brought to Mount Zion, the place of the Name of the LORD Almighty.

Jeremiah 39:5
But the Babylonian army pursued them and overtook Zedekiah in the plains of Jericho. They captured him and took him to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon at Riblah in the land of Hamath, where he pronounced sentence on him.

Daniel 2:31
"Your Majesty looked, and there before you stood a large statue--an enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance.

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