logo-small

Habakkuk 1:6

For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, which shall march through the breadth of the earth, to possess the dwelling places that are not theirs.
Read Chapter 1

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Chaldeans. Nabuchodonosor was the first of this nation who attacked Joakim, and having conquered all as far as the Nile, returned to succeed Nabopolassar. He afterwards came upon Jechonias and Sedecias The prophet might have all this in view, particularly the first invasion. (Calmet) Bitter; warlike, as all the Greek historians remark. (St. Jerome) The Chaldeans were not yet arrived at such greatness, and of course this is not the Habacuc specified Daniel xiv. (Worthington) Yet the same prophet might foresee it. (Haydock)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

App Store LogoPlay Store Logo