Questions about the Book of Habakkuk

Habakkuk is the thirtieth-fifth book of the Old Testament. Habakkuk name means (embrace), He prophesied to Judah concerning the impending invasion by the Chaldeans. Habakkuk manifested a great love for his people, fulfilling the position of watchman over them. This book can be divided into three parts: 1) The perplexity of the prophet, 2) The answer of God, 3) The triumphant faith of Habakkuk. The author of this book is Habakkuk. Listed below are questions on the book of Habakkuk. These questions can be used for Sunday school or bible study to help all young converts study the scriptures and may God bless you always.

Habakkuk Chapter 1

1) What did Habakkuk receive in verse one of this book? (Habakkuk 1:1)

2) What was the prophet distressed about in verses two through four of this book? (Habakkuk 1:2-4)

3) How did God answer Habakkuk’s complaint, according to these verses? (Habakkuk 1:5-11)

4) Why was the prophet perplexed and bewildered in verses twelve through seventeen? (Habakkuk 1:12-17)

Habakkuk Chapter 2

1) What did the prophet do in anticipation of God’s response in verse one? (Habakkuk 2:1)

2) What did God tell Habakkuk to do in verse two of this book? (Habakkuk 2:2)

3) What was God’s answer, according to verses three through twenty? (Habakkuk 2:3-20)

4) Who were the “woes” addressed to in these verses of these chapters? (Habakkuk 2:6-9, (Habakkuk 2:12-15)

Habakkuk Chapter 3

1) What did Habakkuk ask God for in verses one and two? (Habakkuk 3:1-2)

2) How did Habakkuk describe the person of God in his prayer in verses one through three? (Habakkuk 3:1-3)

3) What did the prophet say about God’s power in verses four through seven? (Habakkuk 3:4-7)

4) How did Habakkuk describe God’s actions, according to these verses? (Habakkuk 3:8-15)

5) How did Habakkuk react to his awesome encounter with God in verse sixteen? (Habakkuk 3:16)

6) What note of faith did the prophet conclude his song of praise on, in verses seventeen through nineteen? (Habakkuk 3:17-19)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and understanding of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose