Habakkuk Chapter 1 Verse 4

The Holy Bible, King James Version

Therefore the law is slacked, and judgment doth never go forth: for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore wrong judgment proceedeth.

Parallel Verses

  1. For this reason the law is feeble and decisions are not effected: for the upright man is circled round by evil-doers; because of which right is twisted. (BBE, Habakkuk 1:4)
  2. Therefore the law is slacked, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked doth compass about the righteous; therefore justice goeth forth perverted. (ASV, Habakkuk 1:4)
  3. Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails; for the wicked surround the righteous; therefore justice comes out perverted. (WEB, Habakkuk 1:4)
  4. Therefore the law is powerless, and justice doth never go forth; for the wicked encompasseth the righteous; therefore judgment goeth forth perverted. (DBY, Habakkuk 1:4)
  5. Therefore doth law cease, And judgment doth not go forth for ever, For the wicked is compassing the righteous, Therefore wrong judgment goeth forth. (YLT, Habakkuk 1:4)