Habakkuk 1:3-5 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
3 Why do You show me iniquity and wrong, and Yourself look upon or cause me to see perverseness and trouble? For destruction and violence are before me; and there is strife, and contention arises.
4 Therefore the law is slackened and justice and a righteous sentence never go forth, for the [hostility of the] wicked surrounds the [uncompromisingly] righteous; therefore justice goes forth perverted.
5 Look around [you, Habakkuk, replied the Lord] among the nations and see! And be astonished! Astounded! For I am putting into effect a work in your days [such] that you would not believe it if it were told you.
Habakkuk 1:3-5 New International Version (NIV)
3 Why do you make me look at injustice?
The Lord’s Answer
5 “Look at the nations and watch—