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Nahum 1 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:1 - An oracle about Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nachum the Elkoshite.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:2 - The LORD is a jealous God and avenges. The LORD avenges and is full of wrath. The LORD takes vengeance on his adversaries, and he maintains wrath against his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:3 - The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will by no means leave the guilty unpunished. The LORD has his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:4 - He rebukes the sea, and makes it dry, and dries up all the rivers. Bashan languishes, and Karmel; and the flower of Levanon languishes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:5 - The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt away. The eretz trembles at his presence, yes, the world, and all who dwell in it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:6 - Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the fierceness of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken apart by him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:7 - The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; and he knows those who take refuge in him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:8 - But with an overflowing flood, he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:9 - What do you plot against the LORD? He will make a full end. Affliction won't rise up the second time.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:10 - For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly like dry stubble.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:11 - There is one gone forth out of you, who devises evil against the LORD, who counsels wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:12 - Thus says the LORD: "Though they be in full strength, and likewise many, even so they will be cut down, and he shall pass away. Though I have afflicted you, I will afflict you no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:13 - Now will I break his yoke from off you, and will burst your bonds apart."
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:14 - The LORD has commanded concerning you: "No more descendants will bear your name. Out of the house of your gods, will I cut off the engraved image and the molten image. I will make your grave, for you are vile."
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:15 - Behold, on the mountains the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes shalom! Keep your feasts, Yehudah! Perform your vows, for the wicked one will no more pass through you. He is utterly cut off.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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