Habakkuk 1:7-11

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7They are a feared and dreaded people; they are a law to themselves and promote their own honor.

8Their horses are swifter than leopards, fiercer than wolves at dusk. Their cavalry gallops headlong; their horsemen come from afar. They fly like an eagle swooping to devour;

9they all come intent on violence. Their hordes The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain. advance like a desert wind and gather prisoners like sand.

10They mock kings and scoff at rulers. They laugh at all fortified cities; by building earthen ramps they capture them.

11Then they sweep past like the wind and go on— guilty people, whose own strength is their god.”