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Habakkuk 2:2-4 NWT
2 And Jehovah proceeded to answer me and to say: "Write down [the] vision, and set [it] out plainly upon tablets, in order that the one reading aloud from it may do so fluently. 3 For [the] vision is yet for the appointed time, and it keeps panting on to the end, and it will not tell a lie. Even if it should delay, keep in expectation of it; for it will without fail come true. It will not be late. 4 "Look! His soul has been swelled up; it has not been upright within him. But as for the righteous one, by his faithfulness he will keep living.

Habakkuk 2:2-4 YLT
(2) And Jehovah answereth me and saith: `Write a vision, and explain on the tables, That he may run who is reading it. (3) For yet the vision is for a season, And it breatheth for the end, and doth not lie, If it tarry, wait for it, For surely it cometh, it is not late. Habakkuk 2:4 YLT (4) Lo, a presumptuous one! Not upright is his soul within him, And the righteous by his stedfastness liveth.

Habakkuk 2:2-4 LITV
(2) And Jehovah answered me and said, Write the vision and engrave it on the tablets, that he who reads it may run. (3) For the vision is still for the appointed time, but it breathes to the end, and it does not lie. Though it delays, wait for it, because coming it will come; it will not tarry. (4) Behold, the soul of him is puffed up and is not upright; but the just shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:2-4 ASV
(2) And Jehovah answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it. (3) For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hasteth toward the end, and shall not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not delay. Habakkuk 2:4 ASV (4) Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:2-4 Contemporary English Version
(2) Then the LORD told me: "I will give you my message in the form of a vision. Write it clearly enough to be read at a glance. (3) At the time I have decided, my words will come true. You can trust what I say about the future. It may take a long time, but keep on waiting-- it will happen! Habakkuk 2:4 CEV (4) "I, the LORD, refuse to accept anyone who is proud. Only those who live by faith are acceptable to me."

Please note above, the otherwise excellent "Contemporary English Version" Bible translation uses "LORD" for God's personal name "Jehovah" at Habakkuk 2:2, as does the King James version and some other translations. You can also see below from the King James version with Strong's numbers, we find the very same name with the Strong's associated number of 3068 appearing again at Exodus 6:3, where it is accurately translated Jehovah. The personal name of Jehovah (Strong's number 3068) appears over 6000 times in the original language Bible. It would seem it is important to God for us to know his name as well as the name of his son!

Habakkuk 2:2-3 from King James Version with Strong's numbers.
(2) And the LORD3068 answered6030 me, and said,559 Write3789 the vision,2377 and make it plain874 upon5921 tables,3871 that4616 he may run7323 that readeth7121 it. (3) For3588 the vision2377 is yet5750 for an appointed time,4150 but at the end7093 it shall speak,6315 and not3808 lie:3576 though518 it tarry,4102 wait2442 for it; because3588 it will surely come,935, 935 it will not3808 tarry.309

Exodus 6:3 from King James Version with Strong's numbers.
(3) And I appeared7200 unto413 Abraham,85 unto413 Isaac,3327 and unto413 Jacob,3290 by the name of God410 Almighty,7706 but by my name8034 JEHOVAH3068 was I not3808 known3045 to them.



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The Translations we quote are:

ALT - Analytical Literal Translation

ASV - American Standard Version (by the American revision committee in 1897).

Darby - 1889 Darby Bible

DRB - 1899 Douay-Rheims Bible

BBE - 1965 Bible in Basic English

LITV - Literal Translation of the Holy Bible

KJV - King James Version

MKJV - Modern King James Version

NWT - New World Translation

Webster - 1833 Webster Bible

RV - Revised Version

YLT - Young's Literal Translation