New Living Translation
"But soon their captives will taunt them. They will mock them, saying, 'What sorrow awaits you thieves! Now you will get what you deserve! You've become rich by extortion, but how much longer can this go on?'
King James Bible
Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!
Darby Bible Translation
Shall not all these take up a proverb about him, and a taunting riddle against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that loadeth himself with pledges!
World English Bible
Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?'
Young's Literal Translation
Do not these -- all of them -- against him a simile taken up, And a moral of acute sayings for him, And say, Woe to him who is multiplying what is not his? Till when also is he multiplying to himself heavy pledges?
Habakkuk 2:6 Parallel
CommentaryHabakkuk 2:6 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Season of Epiphany.
"This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth His glory; and His disciples believed on Him."--John ii. 11. The Epiphany is a season especially set apart for adoring the glory of Christ. The word may be taken to mean the manifestation of His glory, and leads us to the contemplation of Him as a King upon His throne in the midst of His court, with His servants around Him, and His guards in attendance. At Christmas we commemorate His grace; and in Lent His temptation; …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII
The Sum and Substance of all Theology
Habakkuk-On his Watch-Tower
Meditations Before Dinner and Supper.
They will vomit the wealth they swallowed. God won't let them keep it down.
He boasts, "By my own powerful arm I have done this. With my own shrewd wisdom I planned it. I have broken down the defenses of nations and carried off their treasures. I have knocked down their kings like a bull.
you will taunt the king of Babylon. You will say, "The mighty man has been destroyed. Yes, your insolence is ended.
Because of the LORD's anger, Babylon will become a deserted wasteland. All who pass by will be horrified and will gasp at the destruction they see there.
In that day your enemies will make fun of you by singing this song of despair about you: "We are finished, completely ruined! God has confiscated our land, taking it from us. He has given our fields to those who betrayed us."
"What sorrow awaits you who build cities with money gained through murder and corruption!
Jump to PreviousAcute Bitter Clay Curse Debtors Derision Extortion Goes Heaps Increases Increaseth Makes Mockery Moral Multiplying Parable Piles Pledges Property Proverb Rich Riddle Ridicule Sayings Scoffing Scorn Shame Simile Taunt Taunting Thick Weighted Wo Woe Won't Word
Jump to NextAcute Bitter Clay Curse Debtors Derision Extortion Goes Heaps Increases Increaseth Makes Mockery Moral Multiplying Parable Piles Pledges Property Proverb Rich Riddle Ridicule Sayings Scoffing Scorn Shame Simile Taunt Taunting Thick Weighted Wo Woe Won't Word
LinksHabakkuk 2:6 NIV
Habakkuk 2:6 NLT
Habakkuk 2:6 ESV
Habakkuk 2:6 NASB
Habakkuk 2:6 KJV
Habakkuk 2:6 Bible Apps
Habakkuk 2:6 Biblia Paralela
Habakkuk 2:6 Chinese Bible
Habakkuk 2:6 French Bible
Habakkuk 2:6 German Bible
Habakkuk 2:6 Commentaries