A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:14

Translations of Habakkuk 3:14 NIV: With his own spear you pierced his head when his warriors stormed out to scatter us, ESV: You pierced with his own arrows the heads of his warriors, who came like a whirlwind to scatter me, Teleioteti: 14With his rods you pierce the head, his warriors storm in to scatter … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:14

A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:3

Translations of Habakkuk 3:3 NIV:  God came from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. ESV:  God came from Teman, and the Holy One from Mount Paran. Teleioteti:  3God comes in from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. NET:  God comes from Teman, the sovereign one from Mount Paran. NASB:  God comes from Teman, … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:3

A Translation of Habakkuk

Over the last couple of years I have studied the book of Habakkuk and have been writing several books on it. One of the fruits of this labour is a translation of Habakkuk from the original Hebrew text (as recorded in the Leningrad Codex). I have endeavoured to translate Habakkuk in such a way that … Continue reading A Translation of Habakkuk

A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 2:3-4

NIV: ...so that a herald may run with it. 3For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.   4See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright— but the righteous … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 2:3-4

The Lament of the Afflicted: A Translation of Job 30

Having been afflicted by God and judged by his friends, Job cries out in Chapter 30 with a poem describing his present decrepit state. Because of the difficulty of the Hebrew texts, English translations and commentators disagree on how to translate various sections of this poem. This paper attempts to show that the Hebrew text … Continue reading The Lament of the Afflicted: A Translation of Job 30