Habakkuk
    Footnotes

    Habakkuk

    An Old Testament prophet in Judah who spoke of the sinfulness of the people possibly during the reign of Jehoiachin (about 600 B.C.).

    The book of Habakkuk

    Chapter 1 is a discussion between the Lord and His prophet, similar to those in Jeremiah 12 and Doctrine and Covenants 121. Habakkuk was troubled that the wicked seem to prosper. In chapter 2 the Lord counseled Habakkuk to be patient—the just must learn to live by faith. Chapter 3 records Habakkuk’s prayer in which he acknowledged God’s justice.