Nahum 3:1-9 NAS

Nineveh's Complete Ruin

1 1Woe to the bloody city, completely full of lies and pillage; Her prey never departs.

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2 The 2noise of the whip, The noise of the rattling of the wheel, Galloping horses And abounding chariots!

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3 Horsemen charging, Swords flashing, 3spears gleaming, 4Many slain, a mass of corpses, And b5countless dead bodies - They stumble over cthe dead bodies!

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    • x 3:3 - Lit "there is no end to"
    • y 3:3 - Lit "their"
      4 All because of the 6many harlotries of the harlot, The charming one, the 7mistress of sorceries, Who 8sells nations by her harlotries And families by her sorceries.

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      5 "Behold, 9I am against you," declares the LORD of hosts; "And I will d10lift up your skirts over your face, And 11show to the nations your nakedness And to the kingdoms your disgrace.

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      6 "I will 12throw efilth on you And 13make you vile, And set you up as a 14spectacle.

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        • { 3:6 - Lit "detestable things"
          7 "And it will come about that all who see you Will fshrink from you and say, 'Nineveh is devastated! 15Who will grieve for her?' Where will I seek comforters for you?"

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          8 Are you better than g16No-amon *, Which was situated by the 17waters of the Nile, With water surrounding her, Whose rampart was hthe sea, Whose wall consisted of ithe sea?

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            • } 3:8 - I.e. the city of Amon: Thebes
            • ~ 3:8 - I.e. the Nile
            •  3:8 - I.e. the Nile
              9 18Ethiopia was her might, And Egypt too, without limits. 19Put and 20Lubim were among jher helpers.

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