Nahum 1:2-8 NIV

The LORD's Anger Against Nineveh

2 The LORD is a jealous1 and avenging God; the LORD takes vengeance2 and is filled with wrath. The LORD takes vengeance on his foes and maintains his wrath against his enemies.3

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3 The LORD is slow to anger4 and great in power; the LORD will not leave the guilty unpunished.5 His way is in the whirlwind6 and the storm,7 and clouds8 are the dust of his feet.

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4 He rebukes9 the sea and dries it up;10 he makes all the rivers run dry. Bashan and Carmel11 wither and the blossoms of Lebanon fade.

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5 The mountains quake12 before him and the hills melt away.13 The earth trembles14 at his presence, the world and all who live in it.15

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6 Who can withstand16 his indignation? Who can endure17 his fierce anger?18 His wrath is poured out like fire;19 the rocks are shattered20 before him.

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7 The LORD is good,21 a refuge in times of trouble.22 He cares for23 those who trust in him,24

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8 but with an overwhelming flood25 he will make an end of [Nineveh]; he will pursue his foes into darkness.

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