The Book of Nahum of the Christian Holy Bible

Nahum 1:1 The burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of  Nahum the Elkoshite. 

Nahum 1:2 God is jealous, and the LORD  revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD  will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth  wrath for his enemies. 

Nahum 1:3 The LORD is slow to  anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the  wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in  the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet. 

Nahum 1:4 He  rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the  rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of  Lebanon languisheth. 

Nahum 1:5 The mountains quake at him,  and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence,  yea, the world, and all that dwell therein. 

Nahum 1:6 Who can  stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the  fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and  the rocks are thrown down by him. 

Nahum 1:7 The LORD is  good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth  them that trust in him. 

Nahum 1:8 But with an overrunning flood  he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness  shall pursue his enemies. 

Nahum 1:9 What do ye imagine against  the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not  rise up the second time. 

Nahum 1:10 For while they be folden  together as thorns, and while they are drunken as  drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.  

Nahum 1:11 There is one come out of thee, that imagineth evil  against the LORD, a wicked counsellor. 

Nahum 1:12 Thus saith  the LORD: Though they be quiet, and likewise many, yet  thus shall they be cut down, when he shall pass through.  Though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more.
Nahum 1:13 For now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will  burst thy bonds in sunder. 

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Nahum 1:14 And the LORD hath given  a commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy  name be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the  graven image and the molten image: I will make thy grave;  for thou art vile. 
Nahum 1:15 Behold upon the mountains the feet  of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O  Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the  wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.  
Nahum 2:1 He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy  face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins  strong, fortify thy power mightily. 
Nahum 2:2 For the LORD  hath turned away the excellency of Jacob, as the excellency  of Israel: for the emptiers have emptied them out, and  marred their vine branches. 
Nahum 2:3 The shield of his mighty  men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the  chariots shall be with flaming torches in the day of his  preparation, and the fir trees shall be terribly shaken. 
Nahum 2:4  The chariots shall rage in the streets, they shall justle one  against another in the broad ways: they shall seem like  torches, they shall run like the lightnings. 
Nahum 2:5 He shall  recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they  shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall  be prepared. 
Nahum 2:6 The gates of the rivers shall be opened,  and the palace shall be dissolved. 
Nahum 2:7 And Huzzab shall  be led away captive, she shall be brought up, and her maids  shall lead her as with the voice of doves, tabering upon  their breasts. 
Nahum 2:8 But Nineveh is of old like a pool of  water: yet they shall flee away. Stand, stand, shall they  cry; but none shall look back. 
Nahum 2:9 Take ye the spoil of  silver, take the spoil of gold: for there is none end of the  store and glory out of all the pleasant furniture. 
Nahum 2:10  She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melteth,  and the knees smite together, and much pain is in all loins,  and the faces of them all gather blackness. 
Nahum 2:11 Where  is the dwelling of the lions, and the feeding place of the  young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked,  and the lion’s whelp, and none made them afraid?   
Nahum 2:12 The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps,  and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with  prey, and his dens with ravin. 
Nahum 2:13 Behold, I am against  thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots  in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions:  and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of  thy messengers shall no more be heard.  

Nahum 3:1 Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and  robbery; the prey departeth not; 

Nahum 3:2 The noise of a whip,  and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the  prancing horses, and of the jumping chariots. 

Nahum 3:3 The  horseman lifteth up both the bright sword and the glittering  spear: and there is a multitude of slain, and a great number  of carcases; and there is none end of their corpses; they  stumble upon their corpses: 

Nahum 3:4 Because of the multitude  of the whoredoms of the well favoured harlot, the mistress of  witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and  families through her witchcrafts. 

Nahum 3:5 Behold, I am  against thee, saith the LORD of hosts; and I will discover  thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations thy  nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame. 

Nahum 3:6 And I will  cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and  will set thee as a gazingstock. 

Nahum 3:7 And it shall come to  pass, that all they that look upon thee shall flee from thee,  and say, Nineveh is laid waste: who will bemoan her?  whence shall I seek comforters for thee? 

Nahum 3:8 Art thou  better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers,  that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was  the sea, and her wall was from the sea? 

Nahum 3:9 Ethiopia  and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and  Lubim were thy helpers. 

Nahum 3:10 Yet was she carried away,  she went into captivity: her young children also were  dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets: and they cast  lots for her honourable men, and all her great men were  bound in chains. 

Nahum 3:11 Thou also shalt be drunken: thou  shalt be hid, thou also shalt seek strength because of the  enemy. 

Nahum 3:12 All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees  with the first ripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall  into the mouth of the eater. 

Nahum 3:13 Behold, thy people in the  midst of thee are women: the gates of thy land shall be set  wide open unto thine enemies: the fire shall devour thy bars.  

Nahum 3:14 Draw thee waters for the siege, fortify thy strong  holds: go into clay, and tread the mortar, make strong the  brickkiln. 

Nahum 3:15 There shall the fire devour thee; the sword  shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm:  make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many  as the locusts. 

Nahum 3:16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants  above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and  fleeth away. 

Nahum 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. 

Nahum 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. 

Nahum 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?   

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