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Nahum’s burden


1:1 The prophecy regarding Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

The majesty of God in goodness to his people


1:2 EL אֵל
‎Transliteration:ēl Pronunciation:ale — masculine noun — God, god-like one, mighty one occurs 245 times in 235 verses in the WLC Hebrew click here
is jealous, and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
vengeful; YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
vengeful, and is furious; YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will take vengeance on His adversaries, and He reserves wrath for His enemies.
1:3 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is slow to anger, but has great power, and doesn’t at all acquit the wicked: YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds [are] the dust of His feet.
1:4 He rebukes the sea, and makes it dry, and dries up all the rivers: Bashan and Carmel become demolished the flower of Lebanon withers.
1:5 The mountains quake because of Him, and the hills melt, and the earth smolders at His presence, and the world, and all that live on it.
1:6 Who can stand before His fury? and who can rise in the heat of His anger? His fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are shattered because of him.
1:7 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is good, a strong hold in the day of distress; and He knows those that trust in him.

God’s Severity against enemies


1:8 But with a sweeping flood, He will put an utter end to its place, and darkness will pursue His enemies.
1:9 What are ya’ll plotting against YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
? He will make an end [of you]: distress will not rise up twice.
1:10 While they are like
tangled thorns, and while they are drunk in their intoxication, they will be consumed like fully dry straw.
1:11 There is one come out of y’all a plotter of evil against YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, a lawless counselor.
1:12 So says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; [to Nineveh] Though they be united, and likewise many, even so they will be cut down and pass on. Though I have afflicted y’all, I won’t [need to] afflict y’all again.
1:13 Now will I break his yoke from off y’all, and will snap your bonds.
1:14 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has given a decree concerning y’all, that
your name will never be sown again: out of the house of your gods will I cut off the idol and the cast image: I will make your grave [there]; because you are vile.
1:15 Look upon the mountains the feet of of the herald that proclaims peace, that publishes peace! O Judah, keep your vows: for the lawless one will no more pass by y’all; he is completely cut off.

(verse 15 is verse 1 in the second chapter of Nahum in the Tanach)

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