Chapter 1
When Habakkuk learns that the Lord will raise up the Chaldeans to overrun the land of Israel, he is troubled that the wicked can be thus employed.
Chapter 2
The Lord admonishes patience and promises that the just will live by faith—The earth will be filled with knowledge about God—Idols have no power.
Chapter 3
In his prayer Habakkuk trembles at the majesty of God.