The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook; they catch them in their net, and gather them in their dragnet; so they are glad and rejoice.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 13:19
When anyone hears the message of the kingdom but does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path.
He lies in wait like a lion in a thicket; he lurks to seize the oppressed; he catches the lowly in his dragnet.
Then the fishermen will mourn, all who cast hooks into the Nile will lament, and those who spread nets on the water will grieve.
For My people are among wicked men. They watch like fowlers lying in wait; they set a trap; they catch men.
But for now I will send for many fishermen, declares the LORD, and they will catch them. After that I will send for many hunters, and they will hunt them down on every mountain and hill, even from the clefts of the rocks.
The Lord GOD has sworn by His holiness: "Behold, the days are coming when you will be taken away with hooks, and your posterity with fishhooks.
You have made men like the fish of the sea, like sea creatures with no ruler.
Chapter Outline1. Unto Habakkuk, complaining of the iniquity of the land,
5. is shown the fearful vengeance by the Chaldeans.
12. He complains that vengeance should be executed by them who are far worse.
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