Nineveh to Fall

1 An attacker advances against you, Nineveh. Guard the fortress, watch the road, brace yourselves, marshal all your strength!

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2 The LORD will restore the splendor of Jacob like the splendor of Israel, though destroyers have laid them waste and have ruined their vines.

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3 The shields of the soldiers are red; the warriors are clad in scarlet. The metal on the chariots flashes on the day they are made ready; the spears of juniper are brandished.a

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    • d 2:3 - Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac "ready;" / "the horsemen rush to and fro" .
      4 The chariots storm through the streets, rushing back and forth through the squares. They look like flaming torches; they dart about like lightning.

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      5 Nineveh summons her picked troops, yet they stumble on their way. They dash to the city wall; the protective shield is put in place.

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      6 The river gates are thrown open and the palace collapses.

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