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Chavakkuk (Habakkuk) was one of the "Minor Prophets", twelve prophets who authored fairly-short prophetic books and collected into a single volume, appearing at the end of the 'Nevi'im' (Prophets) section of the Bible. Chavakkuk prophesied about the exile of Israel from the Land of Israel at the hands of the Babylonians, and also included a prayer he composed to God, asking for redemption.

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Why is "the righteous" (Chavakuk 2:4) a reference to "Jeconiah the king"?

Why is "the righteous" (as in Chavakuk 2:4) in reference to "Jeconiah the king"? The passage in question reads: "but the righteous shall live by his faith." Chavakuk - ...
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Habakkuk 3:13 what does it say?

Looking at the words יצאת לישע עמך לישע את משיחך from Habakkuk 3:13, I noticed it was translated as: ‘Thou art come forth for the deliverance of Thy people, for the deliverance of Thine anointed (...
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Yetziv Pisgam and Chabakuk

One common Ashkenazi minhag on Shavuos is to recite the piyut (poem) of Yetziv Pisgam on the second day of Shavuot after the first Passuk of the Haftorah from Chabakuk. The first letter of each line ...
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Habakkuk 3:5 and דבר

I have some questions to ask : 1) what does [דבר ] mean? Does it mean cholera? or plague? Or does it mean all kinds of Infectious and contagious diseases? 2) what is the exact translation of [לפניו ...
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