1:1 The burden the fierceness of of Nineveh. The his anger? his book of the fury is poured vision of Nahum out like fire, the Elkohshite. and the rocks are 1:2 God [is] thrown down by jealous, and the him. LORD revengeth; 1:7 The LORD the LORD [is] good, a revengeth, and strong hold in [is] furious; the the day of LORD will take trouble; and he vengeance on his knoweth them that adversaries, and trust in him. he reserveth 1:8 But with an [wrath] for his overrunning flood enemies. he will make an 1:3 The LORD utter end of the [is] slow to place thereof, anger, and great and darkness in power, and shall pursue his will not at all enemies. acquit [the 1:9 What do ye wicked]: the LORD imagine against hath his way in the LORD? he will the whirlwind and make an utter in the storm, and end: affliction the clouds [are] shall not rise up the dust of his the second time. feet. 1:10 For while 1:4 He rebuketh [they be] folden the sea, and together [as] maketh it dry, thorns, and while and drieth up all they are drunken the rivers: [as] drunkards, Bashan they shall be languisheth, and devoured as Carmel, and the stubble fully flower of Lebanon dry. languisheth. 1:11 There is 1:5 The [one] come out of mountains quake thee, that at him, and the imagineth evil hills melt, and against the LORD, the earth is a wicked burned at his counsellor. presence, yea, 1:12 Thus saith the world, and the LORD; Though all that dwell [they be] quiet, therein. and likewise 1:6 Who can many, yet thus stand before his shall they be cut indignation? and down, when he who can abide in shall pass through. Though I Israel: for the have afflicted emptiers have thee, I will emptied them out, afflict thee no and marred their more. vine branches. 1:13 For now 2:3 The shield will I break his of his mighty men yoke from off is made red, the thee, and will valiant men [are] burst thy bonds in scarlet: the in sunder. chariots [shall 1:14 And the be] with flaming LORD hath given a torches in the commandment day of his concerning thee, preparation, and [that] no more of the fir trees thy name be sown: shall be terribly out of the house shaken. of thy gods will 2:4 The chariots I cut off the shall rage in the graven image and streets, they the molten image: shall justle one I will make thy against another grave; for thou in the broad art vile. ways: they shall 1:15 Behold upon seem like the mountains the torches, they feet of him that shall run like bringeth good the lightnings. tidings, that 2:5 He shall publisheth peace! recount his O Judah, keep thy worthies: they solemn feasts, shall stumble in perform thy vows: their walk; they for the wicked shall make haste shall no more to the wall pass through thereof, and the thee; he is defence shall be utterly cut off. prepared. 2:1 He that 2:6 The gates of dasheth in pieces the rivers shall is come up before be opened, and thy face: keep the palace shall the munition, be dissolved. watch the way, 2:7 And Huzzab make [thy] loins shall be led away strong, fortify captive, she [thy] power shall be brought mightily. up, and her maids 2:2 For the LORD shall lead [her] hath turned away as with the voice the excellency of of doves, Jacob, as the tabering upon excellency of their breasts. 2:8 But Nineveh thee, saith the [is] of old like LORD of hosts, a pool of water: and I will burn yet they shall her chariots in flee away. Stand, the smoke, and stand, [shall the sword shall they cry]; but devour thy young none shall look lions: and I will back. cut off thy prey 2:9 Take ye the from the earth, spoil of silver, and the voice of take the spoil of thy messengers gold: for [there shall no more be is] none end of heard. the store [and] 3:1 Woe to the glory out of all bloody city! it the pleasant [is] all full of furniture. lies [and] 2:10 She is robbery; the prey empty, and void, departeth not; and waste: and 3:2 The noise of the heart a whip, and the melteth, and the noise of the knees smite rattling of the together, and wheels, and of much pain [is] in the prancing all loins, and horses, and of the faces of them the jumping all gather chariots. blackness. 3:3 The horseman 2:11 Where [is] lifteth up both the dwelling of the bright sword the lions, and and the the feedingplace glittering spear: of the young and [there is] a lions, where the multitude of lion, [even] the slain, and a old lion, walked, great number of [and] the lion's carcases; and whelp, and none [there is] none made [them] end of [their] afraid? corpses; they 2:12 The lion stumble upon did tear in their corpses: pieces enough for 3:4 Because of his whelps, and the multitude of strangled for his the whoredoms of lionesses, and the wellfavoured filled his holes harlot, the with prey, and mistress of his dens with witchcrafts, that ravin. selleth nations 2:13 Behold, I through her [am] against whoredoms, and families through she went into her witchcrafts. captivity: her 3:5 Behold, I young children [am] against also were dashed thee, saith the in pieces at the LORD of hosts; top of all the and I will streets: and they discover thy cast lots for her skirts upon thy honourable men, face, and I will and all her great show the nations men were bound in thy nakedness, chains. and the kingdoms 3:11 Thou also thy shame. shalt be drunken: 3:6 And I will thou shalt be cast abominable hid, thou also filth upon thee, shalt seek and make thee strength because vile, and will of the enemy. set thee as a 3:12 All thy gazingstock. strong holds 3:7 And it shall [shall be like] come to pass, fig trees with [that] all they the firstripe that look upon figs: if they be thee shall flee shaken, they from thee, and shall even fall say, Nineveh is into the mouth of laid waste: who the eater. will bemoan her? 3:13 Behold, thy whence shall I people in the seek comforters midst of thee for thee? [are] women: the 3:8 Art thou gates of thy land better than shall be set wide populous No, that open unto thine was situate among enemies: the fire the rivers, [that shall devour thy had] the waters bars. round about it, 3:14 Draw thee whose rampart waters for the [was] the sea, siege, fortify [and] her wall thy strong holds: [was] from the go into clay, and sea? tread the mortar, 3:9 Ethiopia and make strong the Egypt [were] her brickkiln. strength, and [it 3:15 There shall was] infinite; the fire devour Put and Lubim thee; the sword were thy helpers. shall cut thee off, it shall eat 3:10 Yet [was] thee up like the she carried away, cankerworm: make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many as the locusts. 3:16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and fleeth away. 3:17 Thy crowned [are] as the locusts, and thy captains as the great grasshoppers, which camp in the hedges in the cold day, [but] when the sun ariseth they flee away, and their place is not known where they [are]. 3:18 Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall dwell [in the dust]: thy people is scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth [them]. 3:19 [There is] no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed continually? ^Z^Z ~~~~~~