New Living Translation
Then the LORD said to me, "Write my answer plainly on tablets, so that a runner can carry the correct message to others.
King James Bible
And the LORD answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah answered me and said, Write the vision, and engrave it upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it.
World English Bible
Yahweh answered me, "Write the vision, and make it plain on tablets, that he who runs may read it.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah answereth me and saith: 'Write a vision, and explain on the tables, That he may run who is reading it.
Habakkuk 2:2 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:2 Upon tables - What was of publick concern, and therefore to be published, was anciently written or engraven upon tables, smooth stones, or wood, and then hung up in a publick place to be read. May run - That none may need to stop, but every one may plainly and clearly discern what is written.
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Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God's promises to be fulfilled.
"Write down what you have seen--both the things that are now happening and the things that will happen.
You must clearly write all these instructions on the stones coated with plaster."
Then the LORD said to me, "Make a large signboard and clearly write this name on it: Maher-shalal-hash-baz."
"This is what the LORD, the God of Israel, says: Write down for the record everything I have said to you, Jeremiah.
"Get a scroll, and write down all my messages against Israel, Judah, and the other nations. Begin with the first message back in the days of Josiah, and write down every message, right up to the present time.
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