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49 (A)The Lord will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, (B)as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose language you will not understand,

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22 Behold, (A)He shall come up and fly like the eagle,
And spread His wings over Bozrah;
The heart of the mighty men of Edom in that day shall be
Like the heart of a woman in birth pangs.

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The Apostasy of Israel

Set the [a]trumpet to your mouth!
He shall come (A)like an eagle against the house of the Lord,
Because they have transgressed My covenant
And rebelled against My law.

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Footnotes

  1. Hosea 8:1 ram’s horn, Heb. shophar

Their horses also are (A)swifter than leopards,
And more fierce than evening wolves.
Their [a]chargers [b]charge ahead;
Their cavalry comes from afar;
They fly as the (B)eagle that hastens to eat.

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Footnotes

  1. Habakkuk 1:8 Lit. horsemen
  2. Habakkuk 1:8 Lit. spring about

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