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11aAn oracle concerning bNineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum of Elkosh.

2:8; 3:7; See Jonah 1:2

See Isa. 13:1

God's Wrath Against Nineveh

2cThe Lord is a jealous and avenging God;

  the Lord is avenging and wrathful;

dthe Lord takes vengeance on his adversaries

  and ekeeps wrath for his enemies.

[Ps. 103:9]

[Ps. 92:9]

See Ex. 20:5

3fThe Lord is slow to anger and ggreat in power,

  and hthe Lord will by no means clear the guilty.

iHis way is in whirlwind and storm,

  and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

[Ps. 97:2]; See Ps. 18:9-13

See Ex. 34:7

Job 9:4; Ps. 147:5

See Ex. 34:6

4jHe rebukes the sea and makes it dry;

  he dries up all the rivers;

kBashan and lCarmel wither;

  the bloom of kLebanon withers.

Isa. 33:9

See Josh. 19:26

Ps. 106:9; [Isa. 50:2]

5mThe mountains quake before him;

  nthe hills melt;

the earth heaves before him,

  othe world and all who dwell in it.

Ps. 98:7

Amos 9:13

[Jer. 4:24; Hab. 3:6]

6pWho can stand before his indignation?

  Who can endure the heat of his anger?

His wrath qis poured out like fire,

  and rthe rocks are broken into pieces by him.

Ezek. 38:20

2 Chr. 34:21; [Ps. 79:6]

[Mal. 3:2]

7sThe Lord is good,

  ta stronghold in the day of trouble;

uhe knows those who take refuge in him.

Ps. 1:6; John 10:14, 27; 1 Cor. 8:3; 2 Tim. 2:19

Ps. 46:1; Isa. 25:4

Jer. 33:11; See Ps. 100:5

8  But vwith an overflowing flood

he will make a complete end of the adversaries,1

  and wwill pursue his enemies into darkness.

Isa. 8:22

[Isa. 30:28]

Hebrew of her place

9What xdo you plot against the Lord?

  yHe will make a complete end;

  trouble will not rise up a second time.

[Jer. 4:27]

[Isa. 10:7]

10For they are zlike entangled thorns,

  like drunkards as they drink;

  athey are consumed like stubble fully dried.

See Joel 2:5

See Mic. 7:4

11From you came one

  bwho plotted evil against the Lord,

  a worthless counselor.

[9; 2 Kgs. 19:22]

12Thus says the Lord,

“Though they are at full strength and many,

  cthey will be cut down and pass away.

dThough I have afflicted you,

  I will afflict you no more.

9; [Isa. 9:1]

Isa. 10:33; [Isa. 37:36]

13And now eI will break his yoke from off you

  and will burst your bonds apart.”

[Isa. 9:4; 10:27; 14:25]

14The Lord has given commandment about you:

  f“No more shall your name be perpetuated;

from gthe house of your gods I will cut off

  the carved image and the metal image.

hI will make your grave, ifor you are vile.”

[3:6]

[Isa. 30:33]; See Ezek. 32:21-23

[2 Kgs. 19:37]

[Ps. 109:13]

152 jBehold, upon the mountains, kthe feet of him

  who brings good news,

  who publishes peace!

lKeep your feasts, O Judah;

  mfulfill your vows,

nfor never again shall the worthless pass through you;

  he is utterly cut off.

[12]; See Joel 3:17

See Num. 30:2

[Isa. 30:29]

[Rom. 10:15]

See Isa. 52:7

Ch 2:1 in Hebrew