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36 (A)Why do you gad about so much to change your way?
Also (B)you shall be ashamed of Egypt (C)as you were ashamed of Assyria.

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(A)Are you better than (B)No[a] Amon
That was situated by the [b]River,
That had the waters around her,
Whose rampart was the sea,
Whose wall was the sea?
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength,
And it was boundless;
(C)Put and Lubim were [c]your helpers.
10 Yet she was carried away,
She went into captivity;
(D)Her young children also were dashed to pieces
(E)At the head of every street;
They (F)cast lots for her honorable men,
And all her great men were bound in chains.

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 3:8 Ancient Thebes; Tg., Vg. populous Alexandria
  2. Nahum 3:8 Lit. rivers, the Nile and the surrounding canals
  3. Nahum 3:9 LXX her

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