Habakkuk 2:4
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Behold,הִנֵּ֣ה
(hin·neh)
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
as for the proudעֻפְּלָ֔ה
(up·pe·lah,)
6075a: to swella prim. root
one, His soulנַפְשֹׁ֖ו
(naf·shov)
5315: a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion from an unused word
is not rightיָשְׁרָ֥ה
(ya·she·rah)
3474: to be smooth, straight, or righta prim. root
within him; But the righteousוְצַדִּ֖יק
(ve·tzad·dik)
6662: just, righteousfrom the same as tsedeq
will liveיִחְיֶֽה׃
(yich·yeh.)
2421a: to livea prim. root
by his faith.בֶּאֱמוּנָתֹ֥ו
(be·'e·mu·na·tov)
530: firmness, steadfastness, fidelityfrom aman









KJV Lexicon
Behold his soul
nephesh  (neh'-fesh)
a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
which is lifted up
`aphal  (aw-fal')
to swell; figuratively, be elated -- be lifted up, presume.
is not upright
yashar  (yaw-shar')
to be straight or even; figuratively, to be (causatively, to make) right, pleasant, prosperous
in him but the just
tsaddiyq  (tsad-deek')
just -- just, lawful, righteous (man).
shall live
chayah  (khaw-yaw')
to live, whether literally or figuratively; causatively, to revive
by his faith
'emuwnah  (em-oo-naw')
literally firmness; figuratively security; morally fidelity -- faith(-ful, -ly, -ness, (man), set office, stability, steady, truly, truth, verily.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Behold, as for the proud one, His soul is not right within him; But the righteous will live by his faith.

King James Bible
Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Look, his ego is inflated; he is without integrity. But the righteous one will live by his faith.

International Standard Version
"Notice their arrogance— they have no inward uprightness — but the righteous will live by their faith.

NET Bible
Look, the one whose desires are not upright will faint from exhaustion, but the person of integrity will live because of his faithfulness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Look at the proud person. He is not right in himself. But the righteous person will live because of his faithfulness.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, his soul which is proud is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
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