Nahum 1:6-15 NLT

6 Who can stand before his fierce anger? Who can survive his burning fury? His rage blazes forth like fire, and the mountains crumble to dust in his presence.
7 The is good, a strong refuge when trouble comes. He is close to those who trust in him.
8 But he will sweep away his enemiesa in an overwhelming flood. He will pursue his foes into the darkness of night.

References for Nahum 1:8

    • 1:8 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads sweep away her place.
      9 Why are you scheming against the ? He will destroy you with one blow; he won’t need to strike twice!
      10 His enemies, tangled like thornbushes and staggering like drunks, will be burned up like dry stubble in a field.
      11 Who is this wicked counselor of yours who plots evil against the ?
      12 This is what the says: “Though the Assyrians have many allies, they will be destroyed and disappear. O my people, I have punished you before, but I will not punish you again.
      13 Now I will break the yoke of bondage from your neck and tear off the chains of Assyrian oppression.”
      14 And this is what the says concerning the Assyrians in Nineveh: “You will have no more children to carry on your name. I will destroy all the idols in the temples of your gods. I am preparing a grave for you because you are despicable!”
      15 b Look! A messenger is coming over the mountains with good news! He is bringing a message of peace. Celebrate your festivals, O people of Judah, and fulfill all your vows, for your wicked enemies will never invade your land again. They will be completely destroyed!

      References for Nahum 1:15

        • 1:15 - Verse 1:15 is numbered 2:1 in Hebrew text.