Habakkuk 3 Commentary

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Habakkuk 3:1–2

Habakkuk asks God to have compassion on Judah amid their exile so that they can experience spiritual revival and restoration.

Habakkuk 3:3–7

Habakkuk describes the manifestation of the LORD as He comes in great power and inflicts punishment on those who oppose Him.

Habakkuk 3:8-15

Habakkuk wants to know the ultimate purpose of the LORD’s manifest presence. The prophet then realizes that the LORD’s appearance is to deliver His covenant people from their adversaries.

Habakkuk 3:16-19

Habakkuk was filled with fear when he hears the report about how the LORD will use Babylon to discipline Judah. Despite his fear, he is overwhelmed with joy as he puts his trust in God and waits patiently for Him to rescue His covenant people.