Translation of Habakkuk

This is the full Teleioteti translation of Habakkuk in its latest edition. This translation is used in Believe the Unbelievable: a Study in Habakkuk (2018) and The Book of Habakkuk: An Exegetical-Theological Commentary on the Hebrew Text (expected late 2019 - 2020). Several articles on Teleioteti.ca compare this translation with other contemporary translations.

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 – 3:13

Translations of Habakkuk 3:13 NIV: You came out to deliver your people, to save your anointed one. ESV: You went out for the salvation of your people, for the salvation of your anointed. Teleioteti: You come forth for the salvation of your people, for salvation with your anointed. NET: You march out to deliver your … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:13

A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:9

Translations of Habakkuk 3:9 NIV: You uncovered your bow, you called for many arrows. ESV: You stripped the sheath from your bow, calling for many arrows. Teleioteti: 9Your bow is wakened from its sheath, your rods sworn in with a word. NET: Your bow is ready for action; you commission your arrows. NASB:  Your bow … Continue reading A Comparison of Habakkuk Translations – 3:9

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