Nahum 1:1-8

1 A prophecy concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

The LORD’s Anger Against Nineveh

2 The LORD is a jealous and avenging God; the LORD takes vengeance and is filled with wrath. The LORD takes vengeance on his foes and vents his wrath against his enemies.
3 The LORD is slow to anger but great in power; the LORD will not leave the guilty unpunished. His way is in the whirlwind and the storm, and clouds are the dust of his feet.
4 He rebukes the sea and dries it up; he makes all the rivers run dry. Bashan and Carmel wither and the blossoms of Lebanon fade.
5 The mountains quake before him and the hills melt away. The earth trembles at his presence, the world and all who live in it.
6 Who can withstand his indignation? Who can endure his fierce anger? His wrath is poured out like fire; the rocks are shattered before him.
7 The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,
8 but with an overwhelming flood he will make an end of Nineveh; he will pursue his foes into the realm of darkness.

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Cross References 28

  • 1. S Isaiah 13:1; Isaiah 19:1; Jeremiah 23:33-34
  • 2. S Genesis 10:11; S Jeremiah 50:18; John 1:2; Nahum 2:8; Nahum 3:7; Zephaniah 2:13
  • 3. S Isaiah 1:1
  • 4. S Exodus 20:5
  • 5. S Genesis 4:24; S Deuteronomy 32:41; Psalms 94:1
  • 6. S Deuteronomy 7:10
  • 7. S Nehemiah 9:17
  • 8. S Exodus 34:7
  • 9. S Exodus 14:21; S 2 Kings 2:1
  • 10. S Psalms 50:3
  • 11. S 2 Samuel 22:10; S Psalms 104:3
  • 12. S 2 Samuel 22:16
  • 13. S Exodus 14:22
  • 14. S Isaiah 33:9
  • 15. S Exodus 19:18; S Job 9:6
  • 16. S Micah 1:4
  • 17. S Joel 2:10
  • 18. S Ezekiel 38:20
  • 19. S Psalms 130:3
  • 20. S Ezekiel 22:14; Malachi 3:2
  • 21. S Psalms 76:7
  • 22. S Isaiah 5:24-25; S Isaiah 42:25; S Jeremiah 10:10
  • 23. 1 Kings 19:11
  • 24. S Jeremiah 33:11
  • 25. S Jeremiah 17:17
  • 26. S Psalms 1:6
  • 27. S Psalms 22:9
  • 28. S Isaiah 8:7; S Daniel 9:26
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