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Nahum 1

CEB 1 An oracle about Nineveh: the scroll containing the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite. NRS 1 An oracle concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum of Elkosh. CEB 2 The LORD is a jealous and vengeful God; the LORD is vengeful and strong in wrath. The LORD is vengeful against his foes; he rages against his enemies. NRS 2 A jealous and avenging God is the Lord, the Lord is avenging and wrathful; the Lord takes vengeance on his adversaries and rages against his enemies. CEB 3 The LORD is very patient but great in power; the LORD punishes. His way is in whirlwind and storm; clouds are the dust of his feet. NRS 3 The Lord is slow to anger but great in power, and the Lord will by no means clear the guilty. His way is in whirlwind and storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet. CEB 4 He can blast the sea and make it dry up; he can dry up all the rivers. Bashan and Carmel wither; the bud of Lebanon withers. NRS 4 He rebukes the sea and makes it dry, and he dries up all the rivers; Bashan and Carmel wither, and the bloom of Lebanon fades. CEB 5 The mountains quake because of him; the hills melt away. The earth heaves before him— the world and all who dwell in it. NRS 5 The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt; the earth heaves before him, the world and all who live in it. CEB 6 Who can stand before his indignation? Who can confront the heat of his fury? His wrath pours out like fire; the rocks are shattered because of him. NRS 6 Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the heat of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and by him the rocks are broken in pieces. CEB 7 The LORD is good, a haven in a day of distress. He acknowledges those who take refuge in him. NRS 7 The Lord is good, a stronghold in a day of trouble; he protects those who take refuge in him, CEB 8 With a rushing flood, he will utterly destroy her place and pursue his enemies into darkness. NRS 8 even in a rushing flood. He will make a full end of his adversaries, and will pursue his enemies into darkness. CEB 9 What are you plotting against the LORD? He is one who can annihilate! Distress will not arise twice. NRS 9 Why do you plot against the Lord? He will make an end; no adversary will rise up twice. CEB 10 They are tangled up like thorns, like drunkards in their cups. They are consumed like stubble that is entirely dried up. NRS 10 Like thorns they are entangled, like drunkards they are drunk; they are consumed like dry straw. CEB 11 From you goes out one who plots evil against the LORD— a worthless counselor! NRS 11 From you one has gone out who plots evil against the Lord, one who counsels wickedness. CEB 12 The LORD proclaims: Though once they were a healthy and numerous force, they have been cut off and have disappeared. I have afflicted you; I won't afflict you further, Zion. NRS 12 Thus says the Lord, "Though they are at full strength and many, they will be cut off and pass away. Though I have afflicted you, I will afflict you no more. CEB 13 Now I will break off his yoke from you and tear off your chains. NRS 13 And now I will break off his yoke from you and snap the bonds that bind you." CEB 14 The LORD has commanded concerning you: You will have no children to carry on your name. I will remove carved idol and cast image from the house of your gods; I will make your grave, for you are worthless. NRS 14 The Lord has commanded concerning you: "Your name shall be perpetuated no longer; from the house of your gods I will cut off the carved image and the cast image. I will make your grave, for you are worthless." CEB 15 Look, on the mountains: the feet of a messenger who announces peace! Celebrate your festivals, Judah! Fulfill your solemn promises! The worthless one will never again invade you; he has been completely cut off. NRS 15 Look! On the mountains the feet of one who brings good tidings, who proclaims peace! Celebrate your festivals, O Judah, fulfill your vows, for never again shall the wicked invade you; they are utterly cut off.

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