The Lord is good [a]and as a stronghold in the day of trouble, and he knoweth them that trust in him.

But passing over as with a flood, he will utterly destroy the [b]place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

What do ye [c]imagine against the Lord? he will make an utter destruction: affliction shall not rise up the second time.

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 1:7 Lest the faithful should be discouraged by hearing the power of God, he showeth them that his mercy appertain unto them, and that he hath care over them.
  2. Nahum 1:8 Signifying, that God will suddenly destroy Nineveh, and the Assyrians, in such sort as they shall lie in perpetual darkness, and never recover their strength again.
  3. Nahum 1:9 He showeth that the enterprises of the Assyrians against Judah and the Church, were against God, and therefore he would so destroy them at once, that he should not need to return the second time.

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