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Habakkuk 2:4

“Look at the proud!

They trust in themselves, and their lives are crooked.

But the righteous will live by their faithfulness to God.*

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Habakkuk 2:4 — The New International Version (NIV)

“See, the enemy is puffed up;

his desires are not upright—

but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness—

Habakkuk 2:4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

“Behold, his soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him,

but the righteous shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him:

But the just shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

“Behold the proud,

His soul is not upright in him;

But the just shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — New Century Version (NCV)

The evil nation is very proud of itself;

it is not living as it should.

But those who are right with God will live by faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright in him; but the righteous shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Behold, his soul is puffed up, it is not upright within him: but the just shall live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

“Look at the proud person. He is not right in himself. 

But the righteous person will live because of his faithfulness.

Habakkuk 2:4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Look, his ego is inflated;

he is without integrity.

But the righteous one will live by his faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Look at the proud!

Their spirit is not right in them,

but the righteous live by their faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Look! His spirit within him is puffed up;

it is not upright.

But the righteous shall live by his faithfulness.

Habakkuk 2:4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

“The Babylonians are very proud.

What they want is not good.

“But the one who is right with God

will live by faith.

Habakkuk 2:4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Behold, as for the proud one,

His soul is not right within him;

But the righteous will live by his faith.


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