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Nahum 2 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:1 - The shatterer has come up against you. Man the ramparts; watch the road; gird your loins; collect all your strength.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:2 - (For the LORD is restoring the majesty of Jacob as the majesty of Israel, for plunderers have stripped them and ruined their branches.)

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:3 - The shield of his mighty men is red, his soldiers are clothed in scarlet. The chariots flash like flame when mustered in array; the chargers prance.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:4 - The chariots rage in the streets, they rush to and fro through the squares; they gleam like torches, they dart like lightning.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:5 - The officers are summoned, they stumble as they go, they hasten to the wall, the mantelet is set up.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:6 - The river gates are opened, the palace is in dismay;

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:7 - its mistress is stripped, she is carried off, her maidens lamenting, moaning like doves, and beating their breasts.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:8 - Nin'eveh is like a pool whose waters run away. "Halt! Halt!" they cry; but none turns back.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:9 - Plunder the silver, plunder the gold! There is no end of treasure, or wealth of every precious thing.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:10 - Desolate! Desolation and ruin! Hearts faint and knees tremble, anguish is on all loins, all faces grow pale!

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:11 - Where is the lions' den, the cave of the young lions, where the lion brought his prey, where his cubs were, with none to disturb?

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:12 - The lion tore enough for his whelps and strangled prey for his lionesses; he filled his caves with prey and his dens with torn flesh.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 2:13 - Behold, I am against you, says the LORD of hosts, and I will burn your chariots in smoke, and the sword shall devour your young lions; I will cut off your prey from the earth, and the voice of your messengers shall no more be heard.
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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