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Passage Lookup: Nahum 1

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Nahum 1:1
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A prophecy(a) concerning Nineveh.(b) The book of the vision(c) of Nahum the Elkoshite.
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Nahum 1:2
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The Lord is a jealous(d) and avenging God; the Lord takes vengeance(e) and is filled with wrath. The Lord takes vengeance on his foes and vents his wrath against his enemies.(f)
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Nahum 1:3
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The Lord is slow to anger(g) but great in power; the Lord will not leave the guilty unpunished.(h) His way is in the whirlwind(i) and the storm,(j) and clouds(k) are the dust of his feet.
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Nahum 1:4
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He rebukes(l) the sea and dries it up;(m) he makes all the rivers run dry. Bashan and Carmel(n) wither and the blossoms of Lebanon fade.
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Nahum 1:5
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The mountains quake(o) before him and the hills melt away.(p) The earth trembles(q) at his presence, the world and all who live in it.(r)
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Nahum 1:6
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Who can withstand(s) his indignation? Who can endure(t) his fierce anger?(u) His wrath is poured out like fire;(v) the rocks are shattered(w) before him.
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Nahum 1:7
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The Lord is good,(x) a refuge in times of trouble.(y) He cares for(z) those who trust in him,(aa)
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Nahum 1:8
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but with an overwhelming flood(ab) he will make an end of Nineveh; he will pursue his foes into the realm of darkness.
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Nahum 1:9
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Whatever they plot(ac) against the Lord he will bring[a] to an end; trouble will not come a second time.
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Nahum 1:10
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They will be entangled among thorns(ad) and drunk(ae) from their wine; they will be consumed like dry stubble.[b](af)
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Nahum 1:11
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From you, Nineveh, has one come forth who plots evil against the Lord and devises wicked plans.
Nahum 1:12
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This is what the Lord says: "Although they have allies and are numerous, they will be destroyed(ag) and pass away. Although I have afflicted you, Judah, I will afflict you no more.(ah)
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Nahum 1:13
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Now I will break their yoke(ai) from your neck and tear your shackles away."(aj)
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Nahum 1:14
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The Lord has given a command concerning you, Nineveh: "You will have no descendants to bear your name.(ak) I will destroy the images(al) and idols that are in the temple of your gods. I will prepare your grave,(am) for you are vile."
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Nahum 1:15
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Look, there on the mountains, the feet of one who brings good news,(an) who proclaims peace!(ao) Celebrate your festivals,(ap) Judah, and fulfill your vows. No more will the wicked invade you;(aq) they will be completely destroyed.[c]
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