14 The Lord has given a command concerning you, Nineveh:
    “You will have no descendants to bear your name.(A)
I will destroy the images(B) and idols
    that are in the temple of your gods.
I will prepare your grave,(C)
    for you are vile.”

15 Look, there on the mountains,
    the feet of one who brings good news,(D)
    who proclaims peace!(E)
Celebrate your festivals,(F) Judah,
    and fulfill your vows.
No more will the wicked invade you;(G)
    they will be completely destroyed.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 1:15 In Hebrew texts this verse (1:15) is numbered 2:1.

14 And 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 art vile.

15 Behold 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.

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14 The Lord has given a command concerning you:
[a]“Your name shall be perpetuated no longer.
Out of the house of your gods
I will cut off the carved image and the molded image.
I will dig your (A)grave,
For you are (B)vile.”[b]

15 Behold, on the mountains
The (C)feet of him who brings good tidings,
Who proclaims peace!
O Judah, keep your appointed feasts,
Perform your vows.
For the [c]wicked one shall no more pass through you;
He is (D)utterly cut off.

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 1:14 Lit. No more of your name shall be fruitful
  2. Nahum 1:14 Or contemptible
  3. Nahum 1:15 Lit. one of Belial

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