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- Historical References, Commentary and
- An Address to Demetrianus -- Cyprian of Carthage (c. 252)
- Rashi's Commentary, c. 1075. chabad.org.
- Commentary on Habbakuk. John Calvin (c. 1550).
- From the Geneva Notes. (c. 1599)
- From Matthew Henry's Commentary.(c. 1700)
- From Wesley's Notes. (1703-1791).
- From the Commentary on the Whole Bible (Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, 1871).
- "Spiritual Revival, the Want of the Church; Habakkuk 3:2," Charles H. Spurgeon, 1898.
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- Articles & Background:
"Yahweh Gears Up for Battle: Habakkuk 3:9a," Michael L. Barre,
- "Hab 3,9a portrays YHWH as withdrawing his bow and poisoning his arrows as part of his preparation for battle with the powers of chaos."
- "Conjuring Up the
Demons: Jewish Demonology in Biblical, Talmudic and Medieval Times," an interview
with Aharon Appelfield in Jewish Heritage OnLine Monthly's "Topic of the
Month": Fantastic Creatures.
- "The Israelite conception of demons, as it existed in the popular mind or the literary imagination, resembled in some ways that held elsewhere."
in Prophecy: Habakkuk 3 in Context," James W. Watts, Syracuse
- "The use of hymnic forms and a question-answer structure led many interpreters to suggest that the book was a script for liturgical worship, and that Habakkuk was, therefore, a cult prophet."
"The Lord's Bow in
Habakkuk 3:9," Aron Pinker, Biblica, 2003.
- "Habakkuk views symbolically the Lord?s bow as an unusually powerful composite bow of seven rods, as the rainbow consists of seven colors."
- "Yahweh Gears Up for Battle: Habakkuk 3:9a," Michael L. Barre, Biblica, 2006.
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