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The burden which Habakkuk the prophet did see.
O Lord, how long shall I cry and you will not hear, even cry out unto you of violence and you will not save? Why do you show me iniquity and cause me to behold grievance? For spoiling and violence are before me, and there are those that raise up strife and contention. Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment does never go forth. For the wicked do turn the righteous, therefore wrong judgment proceeds.
Behold among the heathen, and regard and wonder marvelously. For I will work a work in your days which you will not believe, though it be...
A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth.
O Lord, I have heard your speech and was afraid. O Lord, revive your work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known. In wrath remember mercy.
God came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light. He had horns coming out of his hand, and there was the hiding of his power. Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at his feet. He stood and measured the earth. He beheld and drove asunder the...