Tag Archives: Habakkuk

Habakkuk 1:13-17

A – And makest men as the fishes of the sea, as the creeping things, that have no ruler over them?

B – They take up all of them with the angle,

C – they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag:

D – therefore they rejoice and are glad.

C’ – Therefore they sacrifice unto their net, and
burn incense unto their drag;

B’ – because by them their portion is fat, and their meat

A’ – Shall they therefore empty their net, and not spare continually to slay the nations?



A (1:2-4) Question – why does God tolerate injustice?

B (1:5-11) Answer – God will judge through the Chaldeans

C (1:12-2:1) Complaint – the Babylonians are rapacious idolators

D (2:2-4) Answer – there is an appointed time. “The just shall live by faith”.

C’ (2:5-20) Five Woes on Babylon

B’ (3:1-15) The coming of the mighty Eloah

A’ (3:16-19) The perspective of faith