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Nahum 1 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:1 - Burden of Nineveh. The Book of the Vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:2 - A God zealous and avenging is Jehovah, An avenger is Jehovah, and possessing fury. An avenger is Jehovah on His adversaries, And He is watching for His enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:3 - Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, And Jehovah doth not entirely acquit, In a hurricane and in a tempest is His way, And a cloud is the dust of His feet.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:4 - He is pushing against a sea, and drieth it up, Yea, all the floods He hath made dry, Languishing are Bashan and Carmel, Yea, the flower of Lebanon is languishing.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:5 - Mountains have shaken because of Him, And the hills have been melted; And lifted up is the earth at His presence, And the world and all dwelling in it.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:6 - Before His indignation who doth stand? And who riseth up in the heat of His anger? His fury hath been poured out like fire, And the rocks have been broken by Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:7 - Good is Jehovah for a strong place in a day of distress. And He knoweth those trusting in Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:8 - And with a flood passing over, An end He maketh of its place, And His enemies doth darkness pursue.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:9 - What do we devise against Jehovah? An end He is making, arise not twice doth distress.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:10 - For while princes are perplexed, And with their drink are drunken, They have been consumed as stubble fully dried.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:11 - From thee hath come forth a deviser of evil Against Jehovah -- a worthless counsellor.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:12 - Thus said Jehovah: Though complete, and thus many, Yet thus they have been cut off, And he hath passed away. And I afflicted thee, I afflict thee no more.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:13 - And now I break his rod from off thee, And thy bands I do draw away.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:14 - And commanded concerning thee hath Jehovah, 'No more of thy name doth spread abroad, From the house of thy gods I cut off graven and molten image, I appoint thy grave, for thou hast been vile.

Unchecked Copy BoxNah 1:15 - Lo, on the mountains the feet of one proclaiming tidings, sounding peace! Celebrate, O Judah, thy festivals, complete thy vows, For add no more to pass over into thee doth the worthless, He hath been completely cut off!
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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