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Nahum 2:10

Overview - Nahum 2
The fearful and victorious armies of God against Nineveh.
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Nahum 2:10  (King James Version)
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.
 


She is
Nineveh was taken and utterly ruined by Assuerus, or Cyaxares, king of Media, and Nabuchodonosor, or Nabopolassar, king of Babylon, B
C. 606, or 612. Diodorus, who with others ascribes the taking of it to Arbaces the Mede and Belesis the Babylonian, says that he "dispersed the citizens in the villages, levelled the city with the ground, transferred the gold and silver, of which there were many talents, to Ecbatana the metropolis of the Medes, and this subverted the empire of the Assyrians."

empty
3:7 Genesis 1:2 ; Isaiah 13:19-22 ; 14:23 24:1 34:10-15 Jeremiah 4:23-26
Jeremiah 51:62 ; Zephaniah 2:13-15 ; 3:6 Revelation 18:21-23

the heart
Joshua 2:11 ; Psalms 22:14 ; Isaiah 13:7 Isaiah 13:8

the knees
Daniel 5:6

and much
Isaiah 21:3 ; Jeremiah 30:6

and the faces
Joel 2:6
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