Posts with the tag “nahum”
February 23rd, 2023
All your fortresses are like fig trees with first-ripe figs—if shaken they fall into the mouth of the eater. Behold, your troops are women in your midst. The gates of your land are wide open to your e...
Are You Better?
February 22nd, 2023
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, and water her wall? Cush was her strength; Egypt too, and that without limit; Put and the Libyans were her he...
No Other God’s
February 21st, 2023
And all for the countless whorings of the prostitute, graceful and of deadly charms, who betrays nations with her whorings, and peoples with her charms. Behold, I am against you, declares the LORD of ...
Woe to the City of Bloodshed
February 20th, 2023
Woe to the bloody city, all full of lies and plunder—no end to the prey! The crack of the whip, and rumble of the wheel, galloping horse and bounding chariot! Horsemen charging, flashing sword and gli...
February 19th, 2023
Where is the lions’ den, the feeding place of the young lions, where the lion and lioness went, where his cubs were, with none to disturb? The lion tore enough for his cubs and strangled prey for his ...
The Enemies of God
February 18th, 2023
The scatterer has come up against you. Man the ramparts; watch the road; dress for battle; collect all your strength. For the LORD is restoring the majesty of Jacob as the majesty of Israel, for plund...
Doom and Deliverance
February 17th, 2023
What do you plot against the LORD? He will make a complete end; trouble will not rise up a second time. For they are like entangled thorns, like drunkards as they drink; they are consumed ...
Lord’s Wrath and Care
February 16th, 2023
The LORD is a jealous and avenging God; the LORD is avenging and wrathful; the LORD takes vengeance on his adversaries and keeps wrath for his enemies. The LORD is slow to anger and great in power, an...
February 15th, 2023
An oracle concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum of Elkosh.Nahum 1:1+Back Again Another oracle about Nineveh. The prophet Jonah reluctantly preached repentance in the streets of Nineveh a...