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Habakkuk 2:12

Context
NET ©

The one who builds a city by bloodshed is as good as dead 1  – he who starts 2  a town by unjust deeds.

NIV ©

"Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed and establishes a town by crime!

NASB ©

"Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed And founds a town with violence!

NLT ©

"How terrible it will be for you who build cities with money gained by murder and corruption!

MSG ©

"Who do you think you are--building a town by murder, a city with crime?

BBE ©

A curse on him who is building a place with blood, and basing a town on evil-doing!

NRSV ©

"Alas for you who build a town by bloodshed, and found a city on iniquity!"

NKJV ©

"Woe to him who builds a town with bloodshed, Who establishes a city by iniquity!


KJV
Woe
<01945>
to him that buildeth
<01129> (8802)
a town
<05892>
with blood
<01818>_,
and stablisheth
<03559> (8790)
a city
<07151>
by iniquity
<05766>_!
{blood: Heb. bloods}
NASB ©
"Woe
<01945>
to him who builds
<01129>
a city
<05892>
with bloodshed
<01818>
And founds
<03559>
a town
<07151>
with violence
<05767>
!
HEBREW
hlweb
<05766>
hyrq
<07151>
Nnwkw
<03559>
Mymdb
<01818>
rye
<05892>
hnb
<01129>
ywh (2:12)
<01945>
LXXM
ouai
<3759
INJ
o
<3588
T-NSM
oikodomwn
<3618
V-PAPNS
polin
<4172
N-ASF
en
<1722
PREP
aimasin
<129
N-DPN
kai
<2532
CONJ
etoimazwn
<2090
V-PAPNS
polin
<4172
N-ASF
en
<1722
PREP
adikiaiv
<93
N-DPF
NET © [draft] ITL
The one who builds
<01945>
a city
<05892>
by bloodshed
<01818>
is as good as dead– he who starts
<03559>
a town
<07151>
by unjust
<05766>
deeds.
NET ©

The one who builds a city by bloodshed is as good as dead 1  – he who starts 2  a town by unjust deeds.

NET © Notes

tn On the term הוֹי (hoy) see the note on the word “dead” in v. 6.

tn Or “establishes”; or “founds.”



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