8 Are you better than No Amon That was situated by the River, That had the waters around her, Whose rampart was the sea, Whose wall was the sea?
References for Nahum 3:8
    • a 3:8 - That is, ancient Thebes; Targum and Vulgate read populous Alexandria.
    • b 3:8 - Literally rivers, that is, the Nile and the surrounding canals
      9 Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, And it was boundless; Put and Lubim were your helpers.
      References for Nahum 3:9
        • c 3:9 - Septuagint reads her.
          10 Yet she was carried away, She went into captivity; Her young children also were dashed to pieces At the head of every street; They cast lots for her honorable men, And all her great men were bound in chains.