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Nahum 3:8-10 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, water her wall? 8 Are you better than Thebes, situated on the Nile, with water around her? The river was her defense, the waters her wall.
9 Ethiopia was her strength, Egypt too, and that without limit; Put and the Libyans were her helpers. 9 Cush and Egypt were her boundless strength; Put and Libya were among her allies.
10 Yet she became an exile, she went into captivity; even her infants were dashed in pieces at the head of every street; lots were cast for her nobles, all her dignitaries were bound in fetters. 10 Yet she was taken captive and went into exile. Her infants were dashed to pieces at the head of every street. Lots were cast for her nobles, and all her great men were put in chains.