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Nahum 2 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:1 - He that dasheth in pieces is come up against thee: keep the fortress, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:2 - For Jehovah restoreth the excellency of Jacob, as the excellency of Israel; for the emptiers have emptied them out, and destroyed their vine-branches.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:3 - The shield of his mighty men is made red, the valiant men are in scarlet: the chariots flash with steel in the day of his preparation, and the cypress spears are brandished.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:4 - The chariots rage in the streets; they rush to and fro in the broad ways: the appearance of them is like torches; they run like the lightnings.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:5 - He remembereth his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the mantelet is prepared.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:6 - The gates of the rivers are opened, and the palace is dissolved.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:7 - And it is decreed: she is uncovered, she is carried away; and her handmaids moan as with the voice of doves, beating upon their breasts.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:8 - But Nineveh hath been from of old like a pool of water: yet they flee away. Stand, stand, they cry; but none looketh back.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:9 - Take ye the spoil of silver, take the spoil of gold; for there is no end of the store, the glory of all goodly furniture.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:10 - She is empty, and void, and waste; and the heart melteth, and the knees smite together, and anguish is in all loins, and the faces of them all are waxed pale.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:11 - Where is the den of the lions, and the feeding-place of the young lions, where the lion and the lioness walked, the lion’s whelp, and none made them afraid?

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his caves with prey, and his dens with ravin.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:13 - Behold, I am against thee, saith Jehovah of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions; and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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