1901 American Standard Version (ASV)
The majesty of God in goodness to his people, and severity against his enemies.
1:1 ¶ The burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
1:4 He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel; and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.
1:5 The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt; and the earth is upheaved at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
1:6 Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken asunder by him.
1:8 But with an over-running flood he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.
1:10 For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.
1:13 And now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will burst thy bonds in sunder.
1:14 And Jehovah hath given 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.
1:15 Behold, upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! Keep thy feasts, O Judah, perform thy vows; for the wicked one shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.
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