Habakkuk 1:15
New International Version
The wicked foe pulls all of them up with hooks, he catches them in his net, he gathers them up in his dragnet; and so he rejoices and is glad.

New Living Translation
Must we be strung up on their hooks and caught in their nets while they rejoice and celebrate?

English Standard Version
He brings all of them up with a hook; he drags them out with his net; he gathers them in his dragnet; so he rejoices and is glad.

Berean Study Bible
The foe pulls all of them up with a hook; he catches them in his dragnet, and gathers them in his fishing net; so he rejoices gladly.

King James Bible
They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

New King James Version
They take up all of them with a hook, They catch them in their net, And gather them in their dragnet. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.

New American Standard Bible
The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook, Drag them away with their net, And gather them together in their fishing net. Therefore they rejoice and are joyful.

NASB 1995
The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook, Drag them away with their net, And gather them together in their fishing net. Therefore they rejoice and are glad.

NASB 1977
The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook, Drag them away with their net, And gather them together in their fishing net. Therefore, they rejoice and are glad.

Amplified Bible
The Chaldeans bring all of them up with a hook, And drag them away with a net, And gather them together in their fishing net; So they rejoice and are glad.

Christian Standard Bible
The Chaldeans pull them all up with a hook, catch them in their dragnet, and gather them in their fishing net; that is why they are glad and rejoice.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The Chaldeans pull them all up with a hook, catch them in their dragnet, and gather them in their fishing net; that is why they are glad and rejoice.

American Standard Version
He taketh up all of them with the angle, he catcheth them in his net, and gathereth them in his drag: therefore he rejoiceth and is glad.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
He has brought up destruction with a hook, and drawn one with a casting net, and caught another in his drags: therefore shall his heart rejoice and be glad.

Contemporary English Version
Then an enemy comes along and takes them captive with hooks and nets. It makes him so happy

Douay-Rheims Bible
He lifted up all them with his hook, he drew them in his drag, and gathered them into his net: for this he will be glad and rejoice.

English Revised Version
He taketh up all of them with the angle, he catcheth them in his net, and gathereth them in his drag: therefore he rejoiceth and is glad.

Good News Translation
The Babylonians catch people with hooks, as though they were fish. They drag them off in nets and shout for joy over their catch!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Babylonians pull them all up with fishhooks, drag them away in nets, and gather them in dragnets. So they rejoice and are happy.

International Standard Version
The adversary captures them with a hook, gathering them up in a fishing net. He collects them with a dragnet, rejoicing and gloating over his catch.

JPS Tanakh 1917
They take up all of them with the angle, They catch them in their net, And gather them in their drag; Therefore they rejoice and exult.

Literal Standard Version
He has brought up each of them with a hook, "" He catches it in his net, and gathers it in his dragnet, "" Therefore he delights and rejoices.

NET Bible
The Babylonian tyrant pulls them all up with a fishhook; he hauls them in with his throw net. When he catches them in his dragnet, he is very happy.

New Heart English Bible
He takes up all of them with the hook, and he catches them in his net and gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.

World English Bible
He takes up all of them with the hook. He catches them in his net, and gathers them in his dragnet. Therefore he rejoices and is glad.

Young's Literal Translation
Each of them with a hook he hath brought up, He doth catch it in his net, and gathereth it in his drag, Therefore he doth joy and rejoice.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Habakkuk's Second Complaint
14You have made men like the fish of the sea, like creeping things that have no ruler. 15The foe pulls all of them up with a hook; he catches them in his dragnet, and gathers them in his fishing net; so he rejoices gladly. 16Therefore he sacrifices to his dragnet and burns incense to his fishing net, for by these things his portion is sumptuous and his food is rich.…

Cross References
Matthew 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.

Psalm 10:9
He lies in wait like a lion in a thicket; he lurks to seize the oppressed; he catches the lowly in his net.

Isaiah 19:8
Then the fishermen will mourn, all who cast a hook into the Nile will lament, and those who spread nets on the waters will pine away.

Jeremiah 5:26
For among My people are wicked men; they watch like fowlers lying in wait; they set a trap to catch men.

Jeremiah 16:16
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.

Amos 4:2
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.

Habakkuk 1:14
You have made men like the fish of the sea, like creeping things that have no ruler.


Treasury of Scripture

They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.

take.

Jeremiah 16:16
Behold, I will send for many fishers, saith the LORD, and they shall fish them; and after will I send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from every mountain, and from every hill, and out of the holes of the rocks.

Ezekiel 29:4,5
But I will put hooks in thy jaws, and I will cause the fish of thy rivers to stick unto thy scales, and I will bring thee up out of the midst of thy rivers, and all the fish of thy rivers shall stick unto thy scales…

Amos 4:2
The Lord GOD hath sworn by his holiness, that, lo, the days shall come upon you, that he will take you away with hooks, and your posterity with fishhooks.

they catch.

Psalm 10:9
He lieth in wait secretly as a lion in his den: he lieth in wait to catch the poor: he doth catch the poor, when he draweth him into his net.

Luke 5:5-10
And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net…

John 21:6-11
And he said unto them, Cast the net on the right side of the ship, and ye shall find. They cast therefore, and now they were not able to draw it for the multitude of fishes…

drag.

Jeremiah 50:11
Because ye were glad, because ye rejoiced, O ye destroyers of mine heritage, because ye are grown fat as the heifer at grass, and bellow as bulls;

Lamentations 2:15,16
All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth? …

Ezekiel 25:6
For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel;









Verse 15. - They take up all men with the angle; he bringeth up all together with the hook (Amos 4:2) The net. Any kind of net. Septuagint, ἄμφίβληστνον," cast net." The drag (σαγήνη). The large drag net. At their own pleasure, unhindered, the Chaldeans make whole nations their prey, their fishing implements being their armies, with which they gather unto themselves countries, peoples, and booty.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
[The Chaldeans] bring all of them
כֻּלֹּה֙ (kul·lōh)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

up
הֵֽעֲלָ֔ה (hê·‘ă·lāh)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5927: To ascend, in, actively

with a hook;
בְּחַכָּ֣ה (bə·ḥak·kāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2443: A hook, fishhook

they catch them
יְגֹרֵ֣הוּ (yə·ḡō·rê·hū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1641: To drag off roughly, to bring up the cud, to saw

in their net,
בְחֶרְמ֔וֹ (ḇə·ḥer·mōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 2764: A net, a doomed object, extermination

and gather them
וְיַאַסְפֵ֖הוּ (wə·ya·’as·p̄ê·hū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 622: To gather for, any purpose, to receive, take away, remove

in their dragnet;
בְּמִכְמַרְתּ֑וֹ (bə·miḵ·mar·tōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4365: A net, fishing net

so
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

they are glad
יִשְׂמַ֥ח (yiś·maḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8055: To brighten up, be, blithe, gleesome

and rejoice.
וְיָגִֽיל׃ (wə·yā·ḡîl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1523: To spin round, rejoice, fear


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