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Nahum 3 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:1 - Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and robbery. The prey doesn't depart.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:2 - The noise of the whip, the noise of the rattling of wheels, prancing horses, and bounding chariots,
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:3 - the horseman mounting, and the flashing sword, the glittering spear, and a multitude of slain, and a great heap of corpses, and there is no end of the bodies. They stumble on their bodies,
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:4 - because of the multitude of the prostitution of the alluring prostitute, the mistress of witchcraft, who sells nations through her prostitution, and families through her witchcraft.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:5 - "Behold, I am against you," says the LORD of Hosts, "and I will lift your skirts over your face. I will show the nations your nakedness, and the kingdoms your shame.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:6 - I will throw abominable filth on you, and make you vile, and will set you a spectacle.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:7 - It will happen that all those who look at you will flee from you, and say, 'Nineveh is laid waste Who will mourn for her?' Where will I seek comforters for you?"
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:8 - Are you better than No-Amon, who was situated among the rivers, who had the waters around her; whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was of the sea?
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:9 - Kush and Mitzrayim were her boundless strength. Put and Luvim were her helpers.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:10 - Yet was she carried away. She went into captivity. Her young children also were dashed in pieces at the head of all the streets, and they cast lots for her honorable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:11 - You also will be drunken. You will be hidden. You also will seek a stronghold because of the enemy.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:12 - All your fortresses will be like fig trees with the first-ripe figs: if they are shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:13 - Behold, your troops in your midst are women. The gates of your land are set wide open to your enemies. The fire has devoured your bars.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:14 - Draw water for the siege. Strengthen your fortresses. Go into the clay, and tread the mortar. Make the brick kiln strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:15 - There the fire will devour you. The sword will cut you off. It will devour you like the khagav. Multiply like grasshoppers. Multiply like the arbeh.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:16 - You have increased your merchants more than the stars of the skies. The grasshopper strips, and flees away.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:17 - Your guards are like the locusts, and your officials like the swarms of locusts, which settle on the walls on a cold day, but when the sun appears, they flee away, and their place is not known where they are.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:18 - Your shepherds slumber, king of Ashshur. Your nobles lie down. Your people are scattered on the mountains, and there is no one to gather them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNah 3:19 - There is no healing your wound, for your injury is fatal. All who hear the report of you clap their hands over you; for who hasn't felt your endless cruelty?
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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.

 
 
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