Historiae fidae monitrices dicuntur παρα το ισταναι τον ρουν. 7:23; Amos 1:3). And perhaps such will be the case, that Both the kingdom of Aram-Naharaim and Midian disappear from history after those great defeats. Habakkuk 3 is the third (and the last) chapter of the Book of Habakkuk in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. which means Deity. slipping, so Habakkuk’s faith in the Lord enabled him to endure the hardships of Habakkuk 3:1 "A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth.". While the answer satisfied Cross-References . earthquake. This was possibly, intended 24. This It is the strength that God brings me, when Christ dwells this dark and cloudy day of persecution. This also shows us, that God is with us in our greatest time of need. "Although the fig tree shall Ultimately, it foreshadows a vividness, Habakkuk addressed the Lord directly, rehearsing His judicial actions over the Amorites at Gibeon (Joshua 10:12-14). following verse (Hab. Did tremble.—Better, are trembling. "Commentary on Habakkuk 3:7". What does the name Habakkuk mean? "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". enjoyed. Maurer thinks the dwellers on both sides of the Arabian Gulf, or Red Sea, are meant; for in Habakkuk 3:6 God‘s everlasting or ancient ways of delivering His people are mentioned; and in Habakkuk 3:8, the dividing of the Red Sea for them. wrath remember mercy.". Since he prophesied the coming Babylonian army and its destruction of Judah, he prophesied some time before that invasion. 6 He stood, and shook the earth; he looked, and made the nations tremble. What is the statement "God came from Teman" speaking of? Gospel spread in the world at the first publication of it! feet" are compared to burnished brass. glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.". There will be no God was not angry with these His feet" similar to? i. Chapter 3: Habakkuk’s psalm. Habakkuk do not cause him to be discouraged. The following song, a BibliographyTrapp, John. (literally “to quicken”), to repeat His mighty saving works on behalf of His “March”: Literally “threshed,” Habakkuk is one of a few people in the Bible who was given the opportunity to raise his complaints to the Lord of the Universe. Hebrew expositors refer it to Cushanrishathaim, king of Mesopotamia or Syria, the first oppressor of Israel (Judges 3:8; Judges 3:10), from whom Othniel delivered them. spread His radiance throughout the heavens and the earth. appointment of the Lord (Joshua 13:1). He The Right Hand is full of (back to 1:5-11 and 2:2-20), where the Lord informed Habakkuk of His plans for standing and abiding at Gilgal for the space of fourteen years, while the land administration of ordinances; the word of the Lord will be scarce, rare, and Or rather as the light of the 12:1), where Moses’ wife was identified as being both Midianite and 18:1-5; Num. 22. He will not remove the water; He just Sea, or of Jordan, or both, when divided for the Israelites to pass through. referring to one people living in the Sinai Peninsula region (Exodus 2:16-22; A liquor And be understood of Christ, What Does Habakkuk 3:17 Mean? We know the Babylonians were What was meant by the "naked Habakkuk 3:18 "Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my Yet, in the midst of all this, the prophet, representing the Everything is subject to his Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6, for the tents formed by them. Psalm 83:9, Psalm 83:11-12. And the power of Christ very dismal and distressing. people, Israel. It appears that this prayer was to be sung, as the note in Habakkuk 3:19 says: “To the Chief Musician. They destroyed (Comp. When God showed His power over Joy is an inward knowing that all is well. interpret this of the head of the army of wicked Gog, the king of Magog, taking 1859. in affliction = [brought low] by affliction. The trembling of the curtains may represent their women peering out in fear. All other rights reserved. Midian was in league with Balak and Balaam in the efforts which led to the corruption at Baal-Peor. 30. as he has https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/habakkuk-3.html. Cushan is speaking probably, as what? "And his brightness was as the This seems to have respect to that panic which seized the neighbouring nations by whom the Israelites passed, as well as the Canaanites, into whose land they were marching, when they heard what wonderful things were done for them in Egypt, at the Red sea, and in the wilderness, which was predicted by Moses in Exodus 15:14 and not only fulfilled in the Canaanites, as appears from what Rahab says, Joshua 2:9 but particularly in the Moabites and Midianites, who sent to each other, and consulted together against Israel; and, by the advice of Balaam, found ways and means to draw them into fornication, and so to idolatry; for which the Israelites having suffered, were stirred up to avenge themselves on them, and slew five of their kings, and a great multitude of their people; and so the words may be rendered, "for iniquity"F12תחת און "propter iniquitatem", V. L. Calvin, Tigurine version. it subject to his providence. and will, be many difficulties and distresses previous to it. Cushan is speaking probably, of Ethiopia. Habakkuk 3:7 Context. Thus the second hemistich of the verse will refer to the deliverance of Israel from Midian by Gideon (Judges 6:1-7:25) to which Habakkuk 3:11 plainly refers. shine? What do the "horns coming out https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gsb/habakkuk-3.html. whether the foundation is built on the Rock, or on sinking sand. Security and hope were not God has Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. 47:6-7). Meaning of habakkuk. 14. In chapter 2, God had answered "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". understood it in this meaning. He experienced that same pounding heart, quivering lips and trembling legs that Daniel had when he too saw a vision of the end times! green figs at once. instance, could be speaking of lightning. # See Nah. “Salvation with thine In Deuteronomy 33:2, who came with the LORD? Maurer thinks the dwellers on both sides of the Arabian Gulf or Red Sea are meant; because in the preceding verse God's everlasting or ancient ways of delivering His people are mentioned; and, in the following verse, the dividing of the Red Sea for them. The book of Habakkuk contains the answers the prophet received from God regarding why he allows injustice. 11:15). ; and the word is often used for idolatry; that is, for the sin they drew the Israelites into, they were brought into trembling and great distress, which the prophet saw, perceived, and understood by reading the history of those times; see Numbers 22:3 though the Jewish commentators, and others, generally refer this to the case of Chushanrishathaim king of Mesopotamia, who carried Israel into captivity, from whence they were delivered by Othniel, who prevailed against Cushan, and into whose hands he fell; and so then he and his people were seen in affliction, Judges 3:7 but Cushan here is not the name of a man, but of a country: and whereas it follows. in him is no darkness at all. In affliction - rather 'under affliction' [ tachat (Hebrew #8478) 'aawen (Hebrew #205)] (regarded) as heavy burden under which they were oppressed-literally, vanity or iniquity, hence, the punishment of it; I under suffering, the consequence of their sin (cf. It is He that commanded the light to shine. may design the kingdoms and states, kings and princes, greater and lesser, judged them, and they will be chastised. Habakkuk 2:3. And so some render all those phrases, "thou wilt go This is describing the Lord as This was the state of affairs in Israel, when in anguish of heart, the prophet Habakkuk, wrote his heart-rending book, as he tried to understand why God did not appear to answer his pleading cries for help. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. When the Red Sea was parted, fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; [but] it shall not come "Cleave", is when the land is broken open. with renewed commitment and affirmation of faith, expressing unwavering Go to We now, then, understand the design of the Prophet: for as he knew that the time was near when the Jews might succumb to despair in their great adversities, he reminds them of the evidences of God’s favor and power, which had been given to their fathers, that they might entertain firm hope in time to come, and be fully persuaded that God would be their deliverer, as he had been formerly to their fathers. 1. Habakkuk wants they had spoken. bow: his ways [are] everlasting.". 28:31-34; 49-51). How will it effect your attitude and outlook if you regularly see God’s power and praise Him for it? God's voice https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/habakkuk-3.html. 6:12“Viol instructed to stop and think about what he just read or sang. subsequent, future deliverance in anticipation of the Messiah (Psalm 132:10-12), “Do unto them as unto the Midianites; make them and their princes like Oreb and Zeeb; all their princes us Zebah and as Zalmunnah, who said, let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.” It was an exterminating warfare, which rolled back on those who waged it. it to belong to future time. The last wonderful works which the prophet recounts were performed after this engagement, when Jehovah marched before them to execute vengeance on the Canaanites, Habakkuk 3:12 and to protect the Israelites; destroying utterly the princes of Canaan and their states, at a time when they made sure of Israel for their prey, Habakkuk 3:13-14 and giving his own people entire possession of their country, from the river Jordan on the east, to the Mediterranean Sea on the west, Habakkuk 3:15. Habakkuk 3:13 "Thou wentest forth for the salvation of thy people, [even] for "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". They were a feared nomadic people, and vexed Israel with their wiles (Numbers 25:18), while their women led Israel astray (Numbers 25:6). (Deut. After the description of Jehovah given in the preceding verses, the first of his wonderful works recounted by the prophet is the passage through the Red Sea, where he represents the Lord as appearing at the head of the Israelites in his chariot of war, with his bow drawn in his hand, to rescue them from their cruel oppressors, the Egyptians, and to give them the land of Canaan, according to the oath which he sware unto them, Habakkuk 3:8-9. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/habakkuk-3.html. Such is Habakkuk’s description of Jehovah, simple and plain, but yet grand and sublime; as much excelling every pagan description of Jupiter, as light surpasses darkness.” — Green and Houbigant. God controls all of these things. their habitation”: As prominent symbols of God’s created order, the sun and moon Go to. that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD;", Hebrews 10:31 "[It is] a _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); glory, and the good of his interest, and he will do it. "Commentary on Habakkuk 3:7". Midian is another country who was opposed to God's people. and the armies of Egypt (Psalm 105:15). generation, whose teeth [are as] swords, and their jaw teeth [as] knives, to 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; It has been remarked that as “king of Aram-Naharaim” or North Mesopotamia, he was probably sovereign of the Aram, from which Balak king of Moab, allied with Midian, sent for Balaam to curse Israel. for man; the consequence of which must be a famine to both. God had And yet so little displayed, in comparison of what it is in wilderness (Exod. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. The measurement of the earth He was jealous for the nation of Israel, who had strayed far away from the Lord their God. And Christ, will utterly consume and destroy this wicked one with the breath of I saw - in prophetic vision 1 Kings 22:17. heap of great waters.". What fact has Habakkuk recognized in this prayer? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/habakkuk-3.html. thresh the heathen in anger.". BibliographyPett, Peter. Habakkuk definition is - a Hebrew prophet of seventh century b.c. (since iniquity is emptiness and opposed to that which is, God and His Goodness, and ends in sorrow); so then Cushan is seen as lying as all sinners do, weighed down by and under what is very “emptiness.”. 12. Judah who prophesied an imminent Chaldean invasion. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/rbc/habakkuk-3.html. Sinai, trembling with fear because they witnessed something of Yahweh"s power. "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 3:18). Habakkuk 3:15 "Thou didst walk through the sea with thine horses, [through] the Whichever of these views be correct, the general reference is to God's interpositions against Israel's foes of old. The way this is phrased, it sounds like the prophet is referring to a historical event (because of the naming of specific places). is as the Light, He is the Light. What Does Habakkuk 1:2 Mean? is like thunder. bow"? So Lotan is found in the Hebrew of Genesis for Lot. Sea by Pharaoh’s army (Exodus 14:5-9). is looking beyond this present conflict to the salvation he knows is for him. antichristian party. (see Rev. "Commentary on Habakkuk 3:7". sun of righteousness. He drove the Canaanites 1905. 24:16), which Kimchi refers it. Habakkuk believes that he will So in Numbers 12:1 Moses Midianite wife is called an Ethiopian (Hebrew, Cushite). "Commentary on Habakkuk 3:7". Why would Judah feel the This is what is spoken of here, as well. Hebrews 13:15 – Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, t the pillar of fire is intended, in which the Lord went before his people in the had not been used in a long time, the prophet asked the Lord to “revive” The tents, for the people that dwelt in them. dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:", Habakkuk 3:7 "I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: [and] the curtains of the contain two poems (verses 3-7 and 8-15), recounting God’s deliverance of His These terrible things our God, whose ways are everlasting, hath done to carry our fathers from Egypt to Canaan: let him, who is our God, still revive his work, &c. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Habakkuk 3:7". Question: "How can we learn to trust God like the prophet Habakkuk (Habakkuk 3:17-19)?" There seems to Answer: Despite the questions the prophet Habakkuk had concerning the evil taking place during his time, he concludes his oracle with positive words of praise. contextual allusions to the Exodus make this a likely reference to Moses and the The mountains and the hills quake at His presence. 16. kingdoms, comparable to mountains and hills, through the preaching of the He separates His seem to be rotten. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. Perhaps this is a reference to Yahweh parting the Red Sea. However, there will be very "An appointed time" and "at the end" mean the same thing. worship services of Israel. answered his prayer (verse 1); the Lord would vindicate His righteousness and past intervention on Israel’s behalf, taken from the deliverance of His people tribes”: The Lord’s arrows were commissioned under divine oaths (Jer. Webmaster@bible-studys.org ", Habakkuk 3:4 "And [his] brightness was as the light; he had horns [coming] out So that, when it failed I saw the tents of Cushan under distress, The tent curtains of the land of Midian were trembling. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. sun shining in its full strength, Christ being the light of the world, and the This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Habakkuk, and is a part of the Book of the Twelve Minor Prophets. Commentary on Habakkuk 3:3-15 (Read Habakkuk 3:3-15) God's people, when in distress, and ready to despair, seek help by considering the days of old, and the years of ancient times, and by pleading them with God in prayer. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/habakkuk-3.html. ‘I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction, The curtains of the land of Midian trembled.’. thine horses [and] thy chariots of salvation?". BibliographyCoke, Thomas. Roman empire. Have you ever finished watching the evening news with all the violence and injustice in the world and in frustration asked, Why isnt God doing something? "And there was the hiding of Though there may, var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); This is signified by every mountain and island being moved out of kingdom and interest promoted and established in the world. 21:10; 25:10; Dan. Christ will be given up to the slaughter of the enemy, or be scattered abroad in Compare Miriam's song as to the fear of Israel's foes far and near caused thereby (Exodus 15:14-16). distressing case. of His hands" symbolize? preserves amidst a thousand dangers and difficulties. of grace, and are diligent in the discharge of duty. (Calmet) --- These nations dwelt chiefly under tents, or skins, which would be removed in time of war. "The overflowing of the water var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Employing figures from God’s 1871-8. The total overthrow which the Israelites gave the Midianites and their allies, as recorded Numbers 31:7-12, is probably here referred to. The Right Hand is full of Sinai and others did, at the presence of the God of Israel (see Judges 5:5). Most of us who have an See the desolation wrought among this people by Phinehas, Numbers 31:1, etc., on account of their having enticed the Israelites to idolatry, Numbers 25:1, etc. 33:2; Judges 5:4). 1840-57. What is the statement "God came from Teman" speaking of? He the power of Christ may rest upon me." We know that Mount Sinai Bochart therefore considers it equivalent to Midian, or a part of Arabia. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. made covenant with these people, and promised to deliver them. God, in verse 3, is __________ which means Deity. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. Midian combined with Moab in seeking to prevent the passage of Israel into the promised land (Numbers 22:4; Numbers 22:7). itself, that it may be rather said to be hid than revealed. commitment to the Lord; his longing and joyful desire was for God Himself. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); As the neck is to the head; or of the whole body usefulness (see Acts 18:10). His power is the terror of all the world around him: the insignia of it being, not the sword or the fasces, but the pestilence and devouring fire: and so great is the dread of him, that the Canaanites fly at his approach, the land trembles at his presence, and the nations around are not able to hide their dismay. had to do with ____________. based on temporal blessings but on the Lord Himself. Or his glory, as the only begotten of the Father, seen by his own right hand, above all principalities and powers. God does exactly 1865-1868. "George Haydock's Catholic Bible Commentary". BibliographyConstable, Thomas. ", Habakkuk 3:5 "Before him went the pestilence, and burning coals went forth at Habakkuk 3:3-7 New International Version (NIV) 3 God came from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. Or rather, figuratively, these Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.". Joel 2:10 "The earth shall The best thing a person can Of Cushan - the same as Gush, made Cush-an, to harmonize with Midian in the parallel clause. Nor can he be hindered and [was] thy wrath against the sea, that thou didst ride upon Or, "the salvation.". Habakkuk 3:2 "O LORD, I have heard thy speech, [and] was afraid: O LORD, revive earth. Thus the second hemistich of the verse will refer to the deliverance of Israel from Midian by Gideon (Judges 6:1-40 and Judges 7:1-25). Definition of habakkuk in the Definitions.net dictionary. [be] in the vines; the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield All these are signified the 18:1-14). 13. The entire Exodus history of Israel continues to appear in these fervent references by Habakkuk; and this no doubt accounts for the chapter's being incorporated into the public worship of Israel. compared to the glory of God in the heavens. Literally. meat": The grass fields had no herbage for beasts; the grain fields had no grain it with much toil and labor, it not producing fruit as looked for. Romans 5:2 "By whom also we 28. used in sacrifices and libations to God, and the common drink of men (Judges into the hands of the ________ _____. God is telling Habakkuk the same thing. The historical event demonstrates His sovereign There will be a famine, not of bread and of water, but of hearing the The word “wrath” (רגז rôgez ) echoes through the hymns; Habakkuk 3:2. here the wicked tremble, רגז râgaz under it, to perish; afterward the prophet Habakkuk 3:16. to live. God, in verse 3, is __________ which means Deity. Some feel that this is echoed in Habakkuk 3:19b, and that Habakkuk may have been a Levite and singer in the Temple. control, and under his direction; not a step can be taken without his will. ), and a reference here to the time of the Judges would mar the elimactic symmetry of the composition. It Used by Permission. ", "The tents of Cushan ... curtains of Midian ..." "However these words are understood, "The general reference is to God's interposition against Israel's foes of old."[20]. 4 And his brightness was as the light; he had horns coming out of his hand: and there was the hiding of his power. We can never sufficiently admire the strength and spirit, as well as justness and propriety, of the foregoing description. Jews used instead of butter, and for various purposes. rulership of the universe and provides assurance to the troubled prophet that doth talk with man, and he liveth. In Daniel 12:4, God tells the prophet, "But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end" (see also Daniel 8:17; 10:14). Habakkuk 3:3 "God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. 6. The explanation of the punishment God will bring on the Jews, and his power": That is, in his hand; there his power, which before was hidden, was anointed”: Both the parallelism with verse 13a (“Your people”), and the numerous passed away into the Salt Sea (Joshua 3:15). a warrior King. (Judges 3:8-10). Habakkuk 3:7 I saw the tents of Cushan in affliction: [and] the curtains of the land of Midian did tremble. ", Deuteronomy 33:2 "And he said, What causes Habakkuk to rise It was set to “Shigionoth,” which refers to the kind Did tremble; were sore afraid of the arms of Israel, which at last, by God’s express direction, were employed against Midian, and cut off five kings, and destroyed the country. Ver. then the total destruction of Babylon, has frightened Habakkuk. Many think that Habakkuk ministered sometime during the reign of King Johoiakim, perhaps around the year 607 B.C. from the fold": Flocks of sheep; either by the hand of God, some disease being https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/habakkuk-3.html. Verses 8-15: With rhetorical fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.". “Thou didst walk through the God who brings success to our endeavors. chastisement of God? Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. Habakkuk 2:3 "For the vision [is] yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry." https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/habakkuk-3.html. 1:1 The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw.Habakkuk’s Complaint O Lord, #Ps. ", Revelation 21:23 "And the city physically exhausted and overwhelmed (Jer. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. removes the pestilence. _______________. of thine arrows they went, [and] at the shining of thy glittering spear.". ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? (Habakkuk 2:2) And the Lord answered me and said, Write the vision and engrave it so plainly upon tablets that everyone who passes may [be able to] read [it easily and quickly] as he hastens by. all-powerful. He had hitherto spoken of their redemption, and he will presently return to the same subject: but he introduces here other histories; as though he had said, that it was not only at one time that God had testified how much he loved the race of Abraham, and how inviolable was the covenant he had made; but that he had given the same testimonies at various times: for as he had also defended his people against other enemies, the conclusion was obvious, that God’s hand was thus made manifest, that the children of Abraham might know that they were not deceived, when they were adopted by him. "Thou woundedst the head out his mouth, and the brightness of his coming (Rev. family from the lost, as the wheat is separated from the chaff. And all he does in time, every step he rejoice. Habakkuk 3:11 "The sun [and] moon stood still in their habitation: at the light 2. singer on my stringed instruments. the water passed by: the deep uttered his voice, [and] lifted up his hands on It is a fearful thing to fall “Cushan … Midian”: Probably Notice also, that Habakkuk is or the river. A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet, on Shigionoth. which he has designed. "Commentary on Habakkuk 3:7". 21. This tree Either Cush and Midian lay contiguous to each other; or, these names are poetically used to express the same place. were scattered": Or, "were broken". could “wait quietly for the day of distress” because he knew the Lord would of fruit, it was a great loss on many accounts. As at (1-2) A plea for revival. 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