Habakkuk 2:12
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed and establishes a town by iniquity!

Young's Literal Translation
Wo [to] him who is building a city by blood, And establishing a city by iniquity.

King James Bible
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by iniquity!

ה֛וֹי (hō·w)
Strong's 1945: Ah! alas! ha!

to him who builds
בֹּנֶ֥ה (bō·neh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1129: To build

a city
עִ֖יר (‘îr)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5892: Excitement

with bloodshed
בְּדָמִ֑ים (bə·ḏā·mîm)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

and establishes
וְכוֹנֵ֥ן (wə·ḵō·w·nên)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3559: To be erect

a town
קִרְיָ֖ה (qir·yāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 7151: A town, city

by iniquity!
בְּעַוְלָֽה׃ (bə·‘aw·lāh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5766: Injustice, unrighteousness


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