Habakkuk 1:13
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
2890 [e]טְה֤וֹר
ṭə-hō-wr
[You are] of purerAdj-msc
5869 [e]עֵינַ֙יִם֙
‘ê-na-yim
eyesN-cd
7200 [e]מֵרְא֣וֹת
mê-rə-’ō-wṯ
than to beholdPrep-m | V-Qal-Inf
7451 [e]רָ֔ע
rā‘,
evilAdj-ms
5027 [e]וְהַבִּ֥יט
wə-hab-bîṭ
and lookConj-w | V-Hifil-Inf
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
onPrep
5999 [e]עָמָ֖ל
‘ā-māl
wickednessN-ms
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
notAdv-NegPrt
3201 [e]תוּכָ֑ל
ṯū-ḵāl;
cannotV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
4100 [e]לָ֤מָּה
lām-māh
whyInterrog
5027 [e]תַבִּיט֙
ṯab-bîṭ
do You lookV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms
898 [e]בּֽוֹגְדִ֔ים
bō-wḡ-ḏîm,
on those who deal treacherouslyV-Qal-Prtcpl-mp
2790 [e]תַּחֲרִ֕ישׁ
ta-ḥă-rîš
[And] hold Your tongueV-Hifil-Imperf-2ms
1104 [e]בְּבַלַּ֥ע
bə-ḇal-la‘
when devoursPrep-b | V-Piel-Inf
7563 [e]רָשָׁ֖ע
rā-šā‘
the wickedAdj-ms
6662 [e]צַדִּ֥יק
ṣad-dîq
a [person] more righteousAdj-ms
4480 [e]מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃
mim-men-nū.
than hePrep | 3ms









Hebrew Texts
חבקוק 1:13 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
טְהֹ֤ור עֵינַ֙יִם֙ מֵרְאֹ֣ות רָ֔ע וְהַבִּ֥יט אֶל־עָמָ֖ל לֹ֣א תוּכָ֑ל לָ֤מָּה תַבִּיט֙ בֹּֽוגְדִ֔ים תַּחֲרִ֕ישׁ בְּבַלַּ֥ע רָשָׁ֖ע צַדִּ֥יק מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃

חבקוק 1:13 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
טהור עינים מראות רע והביט אל־עמל לא תוכל למה תביט בוגדים תחריש בבלע רשע צדיק ממנו׃

חבקוק 1:13 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
טהור עינים מראות רע והביט אל־עמל לא תוכל למה תביט בוגדים תחריש בבלע רשע צדיק ממנו׃

חבקוק 1:13 Hebrew Bible
טהור עינים מראות רע והביט אל עמל לא תוכל למה תביט בוגדים תחריש בבלע רשע צדיק ממנו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Your eyes are too pure to approve evil, And You can not look on wickedness with favor. Why do You look with favor On those who deal treacherously? Why are You silent when the wicked swallow up Those more righteous than they?

King James Bible
Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your eyes are too pure to look on evil, and You cannot tolerate wrongdoing. So why do You tolerate those who are treacherous? Why are You silent while one who is wicked swallows up one who is more righteous than himself?
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