burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
2God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance
on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.
LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and
in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon
5The mountains quake at him,
and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
6Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his
anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
7The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
8But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof,
and darkness shall pursue his enemies.
do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.
10For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards,
they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
is one come out of thee, that imagineth evil against the LORD, a wicked counsellor.
12Thus saith the LORD; Though they be quiet, and likewise many, yet thus shall they be cut down, when
he shall pass through. Though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more.
13For now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will burst thy bonds in sunder.
14And the LORD hath given a commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy name
be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make thy grave; for thou
15Behold upon the mountains the
feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the
wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.