New International Version
"Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed and establishes a town by injustice!
King James Bible
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by iniquity!
Darby Bible Translation
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and establisheth a city by unrighteousness!
World English Bible
Woe to him who builds a town with blood, and establishes a city by iniquity!
Young's Literal Translation
Woe to him who is building a city by blood, And establishing a city by iniquity.
Habakkuk 2:12 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Wo to him that buildeth a town with blood - At the expense of much slaughter. This is the answer of the beam to the stone.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
blood. Heb. bloods.
LibrarySeptember 15. "Though it Tarry, Wait for It, for it Will Surely Come, and Will not Tarry" (Hab. Ii. 3).
"Though it tarry, wait for it, for it will surely come, and will not tarry" (Hab. ii. 3). Some things have their cycle in an hour and some in a century; but His plans shall complete their cycle whether long or short. The tender annual which blossoms for a season and dies, and the Columbian aloe, which develops in a century, each is true to its normal principle. Many of us desire to pluck our fruit in June rather than wait until October, and so, of course, it is sour and immature; but God's purposes …
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Of Rest in the Presence of God --Its Fruits --Inward Silence --God Commands it --Outward Silence.
"Hear the Word of the Lord, Ye Rulers of Sodom, Give Ear unto the Law of Our God, Ye People of Gomorrah,"
Letter vi (Circa A. D. 1127) to the Same
2 Corinthians 1:21
Now it is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ. He anointed us,
"'Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: "'Woe to the city of bloodshed! I, too, will pile the wood high.
who build Zion with bloodshed, and Jerusalem with wickedness.
Woe to the city of blood, full of lies, full of plunder, never without victims!
"Will not all of them taunt him with ridicule and scorn, saying, "'Woe to him who piles up stolen goods and makes himself wealthy by extortion! How long must this go on?'
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