Habakkuk 2:9
Text Analysis
1945 [e]ה֗וֹי
1214 [e]בֹּצֵ֛עַ
to him who covetsV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1215 [e]בֶּ֥צַע
7451 [e]רָ֖ע
1004 [e]לְבֵית֑וֹ
for his housePrep-l | N-msc | 3ms
7760 [e]לָשׂ֤וּם
that he may setPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
4791 [e]בַּמָּרוֹם֙
on highPrep-b, Art | N-ms
7064 [e]קִנּ֔וֹ
his nestN-msc | 3ms
5337 [e]לְהִנָּצֵ֖ל
that he may be deliveredPrep-l | V-Nifal-Inf
3709 [e]מִכַּף־
from the handPrep-m | N-fs
7451 [e]רָֽע׃
of disasterAdj-ms

Hebrew Texts
חבקוק 2:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הֹ֗וי בֹּצֵ֛עַ בֶּ֥צַע רָ֖ע לְבֵיתֹ֑ו לָשׂ֤וּם בַּמָּרֹום֙ קִנֹּ֔ו לְהִנָּצֵ֖ל מִכַּף־רָֽע׃

חבקוק 2:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הוי בצע בצע רע לביתו לשום במרום קנו להנצל מכף־רע׃

חבקוק 2:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הוי בצע בצע רע לביתו לשום במרום קנו להנצל מכף־רע׃

חבקוק 2:9 Hebrew Bible
הוי בצע בצע רע לביתו לשום במרום קנו להנצל מכף רע׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

King James Bible
Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to him who dishonestly makes wealth for his house to place his nest on high, to escape from the reach of disaster!
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power of evil. Heb. palm of the hand.

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