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Nahum 2

Introduction

Overview

Nahum 2:1, The fearful and victorious armies of God against Nineveh.

Verse 1

He that dasheth in pieces: or, The disperser, or, hammer, Isaiah 14:6, Jeremiah 25:9, Jeremiah 50:23, Jeremiah 51:20-Isaiah :

keep: Nahum 3:14, Nahum 3:15, 2 Chronicles 25:8, Jeremiah 46:3-2 Samuel :, Jeremiah 51:11, Jeremiah 51:12, Joel 3:9-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Isaiah 13:18 - shall dash Jonah 1:2 - Nineveh Micah 7:10 - she that Nahum 3:11 - thou also Zephaniah 3:6 - cut

Verse 2

hath: Isaiah 10:5-2 Kings :, Jeremiah 25:29

excellency of Jacob as the excellency: or, the pride of Jacob as the pride, Zephaniah 3:11

for: Genesis 49:22, Genesis 49:23, Psalms 80:12, Psalms 80:13, Jeremiah 49:9, Hosea 10:1

Reciprocal: Psalms 47:4 - excellency Jeremiah 13:9 - the pride Jeremiah 48:11 - emptied Jeremiah 48:12 - empty Jeremiah 50:37 - their horses Jeremiah 51:34 - he hath made

Verse 3

made: Isaiah 63:1-Leviticus :, Zechariah 1:8, Zechariah 6:2, Revelation 6:4, Revelation 12:3

in scarlet: or, dyed scarlet

flaming: or, fiery

the fir trees: Isaiah 14:8, Zechariah 11:2

Reciprocal: Isaiah 5:28 - their horses' Jeremiah 4:13 - his chariots Jeremiah 46:9 - rage Ezekiel 23:24 - with chariots Ezekiel 26:7 - with horses Ezekiel 26:10 - shake Ezekiel 27:28 - shake Ezekiel 31:16 - made Joel 2:5 - the noise Nahum 3:2 - noise

Verse 4

chariots: Nahum 3:2, Nahum 3:3, Isaiah 37:24, Isaiah 66:15, Jeremiah 4:13, Ezekiel 26:10, Daniel 11:40

they shall seem: Heb. their show

Reciprocal: Isaiah 5:28 - their horses' Jeremiah 46:9 - rage Jeremiah 47:3 - the noise Ezekiel 23:24 - with chariots Ezekiel 26:7 - with horses Joel 2:5 - the noise Revelation 9:9 - and the

Verse 5

recount: Isaiah 21:5, Jeremiah 50:29, Jeremiah 51:27, Jeremiah 51:28

worthies: or, gallants

they shall stumble: Nahum 3:3, Isaiah 5:27, Jeremiah 46:12

defence: or, covering, or, coverer

Reciprocal: Revelation 9:9 - and the

Verse 6

gates: Isaiah 45:1, Isaiah 45:2

dissolved: or, molten, 2 Peter 3:10, 2 Peter 3:11

Reciprocal: Nahum 3:13 - the gates Nahum 3:18 - Thy shepherds

Verse 7

Huzzab: or, that which was established; or, there was a stand made

led away captive: or, discovered

doves: Isaiah 38:14, Isaiah 59:11, Luke 23:27, Luke 23:48

Verse 8

of old: or, from the days that she hath been, Genesis 10:11

like: Jeremiah 51:13, Revelation 17:1, Revelation 17:15

Stand: Nahum 3:17, Isaiah 13:14, Isaiah 47:13, Isaiah 48:20, Jeremiah 50:16, Jeremiah 51:30

look back: or, cause them to turn

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 19:36 - Nineveh Jeremiah 46:5 - fled apace Jeremiah 50:36 - her mighty Ezekiel 31:15 - I caused a Nahum 1:8 - the place

Verse 9

ye: Isaiah 33:1, Isaiah 33:4, Jeremiah 51:56

for there is none end of the store: or, and their infinite store, etc. Nahum 2:12, Nahum 2:13

pleasant furniture: Heb. vessels of desire, 2 Chronicles 36:10, Jeremiah 25:34, Ezekiel 26:12, Daniel 11:8, *marg.

Reciprocal: Isaiah 10:14 - And my Isaiah 16:14 - the glory Jeremiah 51:34 - he hath made Daniel 10:3 - pleasant bread Hosea 13:15 - pleasant vessels Nahum 3:7 - Nineveh

Verse 10

She is: Nineveh was taken and utterly ruined by Assuerus, or Cyaxares, king of Media, and Nabuchodonosor, or Nabopolassar, king of Babylon, bc 606, or 612. Diodorus, who with others ascribes the taking of it to Arbaces the Mede and Belesis the Babylonian, says that he "dispersed the citizens in the villages, levelled the city with the ground, transferred the gold and silver, of which there were many talents, to Ecbatana the metropolis of the Medes, and this subverted the empire of the Assyrians."

empty: Nahum 3:7, Genesis 1:2, Isaiah 13:19-Song of Solomon :, Isaiah 14:23, Isaiah 24:1, Isaiah 34:10-Ezra :, Jeremiah 4:23-Ezekiel :, Jeremiah 51:62, Zephaniah 2:13-Ezra :, Zephaniah 3:6, Revelation 18:21-Isaiah :

the heart: Joshua 2:11, Psalms 22:14, Isaiah 13:7, Isaiah 13:8

the knees: Daniel 5:6

and much: Isaiah 21:3, Jeremiah 30:6

and the faces: Joel 2:6

Reciprocal: Exodus 15:15 - melt Joshua 2:9 - faint Psalms 107:26 - their soul Isaiah 16:14 - the glory Isaiah 32:19 - the city shall be low Jeremiah 8:21 - I am Jeremiah 48:11 - emptied Jeremiah 49:23 - fainthearted Jeremiah 51:34 - he hath made Lamentations 4:8 - visage Ezekiel 21:6 - with the Ezekiel 21:7 - and every Hebrews 12:12 - General

Verse 11

the dwelling: Nahum 3:1, Job 4:10, Job 4:11, Isaiah 5:29, Jeremiah 2:15, Jeremiah 4:7, Jeremiah 50:17, Jeremiah 50:44, Ezekiel 19:2-Ruth :, Zephaniah 3:3

none: Genesis 49:9, Isaiah 31:4

Reciprocal: Psalms 10:9 - secretly Isaiah 37:18 - the kings Jeremiah 5:6 - a lion Jeremiah 51:38 - roar Ezekiel 32:2 - Thou art like Ezekiel 38:13 - with Micah 5:6 - they Nahum 3:19 - upon Zephaniah 2:13 - will make

Verse 12

and filled: Psalms 17:12, Isaiah 10:6-2 Chronicles :, Jeremiah 51:34

Reciprocal: Exodus 22:13 - torn in pieces Psalms 10:9 - secretly Proverbs 1:13 - General Isaiah 15:7 - the abundance Isaiah 37:18 - the kings Jeremiah 5:6 - a lion Ezekiel 19:2 - A lioness Ezekiel 26:3 - I am Daniel 6:7 - he shall Nahum 2:9 - for there is none end of the store Nahum 3:1 - full Nahum 3:19 - upon

Verse 13

I am: Nahum 3:5, Jeremiah 21:13, Jeremiah 50:31, Jeremiah 51:25, Ezekiel 5:8, Ezekiel 26:3, Ezekiel 28:22, Ezekiel 29:3, Ezekiel 29:10, Ezekiel 35:3, Ezekiel 38:3, Ezekiel 39:1

I will burn: Joshua 11:9, 2 Kings 19:23, Psalms 46:9

and the sword: Isaiah 31:8, Isaiah 31:9, Isaiah 37:36-Zechariah :

I will cut: Nahum 3:1, Nahum 3:12, Isaiah 33:1-Numbers :, Isaiah 49:24, Isaiah 49:25

the voice: 2 Kings 18:17, 2 Kings 18:19, 2 Kings 18:27-Habakkuk :, 2 Kings 19:9, 2 Kings 19:23, 2 Chronicles 32:9-Nehemiah :, 2 Chronicles 32:19

Reciprocal: Psalms 76:6 - both Isaiah 15:7 - the abundance Jeremiah 46:14 - the sword Jeremiah 50:37 - their horses Jeremiah 51:21 - General Ezekiel 13:8 - behold Ezekiel 21:3 - Behold Ezekiel 34:10 - I am Nahum 2:9 - for there is none end of the store Nahum 3:15 - shall the

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Nahum 2". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/nahum-2.html.