Nahum 2

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The Book of Nahum

Chapter 3

1

Woe to the bloody city! it [is] all full of lies [and] robbery; the prey departeth55 not;

2

The noise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the pransing6 horses, and of the jumping18 chariots.

3

The horseman lifteth up56 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 stumble1 3782 11 upon their corpses:

4

Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured 2580 harlot,6 the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth6 nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.

5

Behold, I [am] against thee, saith7 the LORD of hosts; and I will discover14 thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew52 the nations thy nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame.

6

And I will cast52 abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile,14 and will set1 thee as a gazingstock.

7

And it shall come to pass, [that] all they that look6 upon thee shall flee4 from thee, and say,1 Nineveh is laid waste:27 who will bemoan4 her? whence shall I seek17 comforters18 for thee?

8

Art thou better55 than populous 528 No, that was situate6 among the rivers, [that had] the waters round about it, whose rampart [was] the sea, [and] her wall [was] from the sea?

9

Ethiopia and Egypt [were] her strength, and [it was] infinite; 7097 Put and Lubim were thy helpers.

10

Yet [was] she carried away, she went1 into captivity: her young children also were dashed in pieces29 at the top of all the streets: and they cast1 lots for her honourable men,12 and all her great men were bound27 in chains.

11

Thou also shalt be drunken:4 thou shalt be hid,12 thou also shalt seek17 strength because of the enemy.6

12

All thy strong holds [shall be like] fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken,11 they shall even fall1 into the mouth of the eater.6

13

Behold, thy people in the midst of thee [are] women: the gates of thy land shall be set wide2 open8 unto thine enemies:6 the fire shall devour1 thy bars.

14

Draw3 thee waters for the siege, fortify16 thy strong holds: go3 into clay, and tread3 the morter, make strong54 the brickkiln.

15

There shall the fire devour4 thee; the sword shall cut thee off,55 it shall eat4 thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself many100 as the cankerworm, make thyself many100 as the locusts.

16

Thou hast multiplied52 thy merchants6 above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth,1 and flieth away.4

17

Thy crowned [are] as the locusts, and thy captains as the great grasshoppers, 1462 which camp6 in the hedges in the cold day, [but] when the sun ariseth1 they flee away,19 and their place is not known8 where they [are].

18

Thy shepherds6 slumber,1 O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall dwell4 [in the dust]: thy people is scattered8 upon the mountains, and no man gathereth18 [them].

19

[There is] no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous:12 all that hear6 the bruit of thee shall clap1 the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed1 continually?

Habakkuk 1