Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Habbakuk 1:3 in English Standard Version "Why do you make me see iniquity, and why do you idly look at wrong? Destruction and violence are before me; strife and contention arise." Jer 9:2 Oh that I had in the desert a travelers’ lodging place, that I might leave my people and go away from them! For they are all adulterers, a company of treacherous men. Hab 1:2 O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save?