Nahm 3

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(Nah 3:1) Woe to the bloody city! it {is} all full of lies {and} robbery; the prey departeth not;
(Nah 3:2) The noise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the pransing horses, and of the jumping chariots.
(Nah 3:3) The horseman lifteth up both the bright sword and the glittering spear: and {there is} a multitude of slain, and a great number of carcases; and {there is} none end of {their} corpses; they stumble upon their corpses:
(Nah 3:4) Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.
(Nah 3:5) Behold, I {am} against thee, saith the Lord of hosts; and I will discover thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations thy nakedness, and the kingdoms thy shame.
(Nah 3:6) And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.
(Nah 3:7) And it shall come to pass, {that} all they that look upon thee shall flee from thee, and say, Nineveh is laid waste: who will bemoan her? whence shall I seek comforters for thee?
(Nah 3:8) Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, {that had} the waters round about it, whose rampart {was} the sea, {and} her wall {was} from the sea?
(Nah 3:9) Ethiopia and Egypt {were} her strength, and {it was} infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.
(Nah 3:10) Yet {was} she carried away, she went into captivity: her young children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets: and they cast lots for her honourable men, and all her great men were bound in chains.
(Nah 3:11) Thou also shalt be drunken: thou shalt be hid, thou also shalt seek strength because of the enemy.
(Nah 3:12) All thy strong holds {shall be like} fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.
(Nah 3:13) Behold, thy people in the midst of thee {are} women: the gates of thy land shall be set wide open unto thine enemies: the fire shall devour thy bars.
(Nah 3:14) Draw thee waters for the siege, fortify thy strong holds: go into clay, and tread the morter, make strong the brickkiln.
(Nah 3:15) There shall the fire devour thee; the sword shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many as the locusts.
(Nah 3:16) Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven: the cankerworm spoileth, and flieth away.
(Nah 3:17) Thy crowned {are} as the locusts, and thy captains as the great grasshoppers, which camp in the hedges in the cold day, {but} when the sun ariseth they flee away, and their place is not known where they {are}.
(Nah 3:18) Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall dwell {in the dust}: thy people is scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth {them}.
(Nah 3:19) {There is} no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed continually?
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