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What does it mean to be greedy as the grave? (Habakkuk 2:5)

Habakkuk 2:5 5indeed, wine betrays him; he is arrogant and never at rest. Because he is as greedy as the grave and like death is never satisfied, he gathers to himself all the nations and takes captive all the peoples.

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Habakkuk 2:5

ESV - 5 "Moreover, wine is a traitor, an arrogant man who is never at rest. His greed is as wide as Sheol; like death he has never enough. He gathers for himself all nations and collects as his own all peoples."

Clarify Share Report Asked September 23 2019 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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