Nahum 1:9

“What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

What doe ye imagine against the Lord ? he will make an vtter ende: affliction shall not rise vp the second time.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Whatever you devise against the LORD, He will make a complete end of it. Distress will not rise up twice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

What do ye devise against Jehovah? he will make a full end; affliction shall not rise up the second time.
- American Standard Version (1901)

What are you designing against the Lord? he will put an end to it: his haters will not come up again a second time.
- Basic English Bible

What do ye imagine against Jehovah? He will make a full end: trouble shall not rise up the second time.
- Darby Bible

What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.
- Webster's Bible

What do you plot against Yahweh? He will make a full end. Affliction won't rise up the second time.
- World English Bible

What do we devise against Jehovah? An end He is making, arise not twice doth distress.
- Youngs Literal Bible

What do ye devise against the LORD? He will make a full end; trouble shall not rise up the second time.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nahum 1:9


1:9 Against the Lord - What you imagine or design against his people, ye design against him? Make an utter end - He will bring you to utter desolation.


Discussion for Nahum 1

  • Stephen F. Zielski
    PARADOX. Our Everlovivg Abba Dad is always with us and for us in and through His Son our Blessed Lord and Majesty King to come Christ Yeshua Jesus Amen. No matter what lies ahead Gods Word the Word of Life will always prevail. Put the whole Word on and fight and do what He says to do. All Saints eyes will be open once again Glory to God Amen. Shalom.
  • Maria Drummond
    God has the backs of all those who place their trust in Him
  • Linda collins
    What does the words "strong hold" indicate?
  • Brianna
    Vs 2,3 may seem condescending, but that is not the case. Jehovah God is indeed slow to anger and great in power, but will by no means hold back punishment where punishment is due. So we all should examine our steps so as not to be counted as one of God's adversaries. We each reap what we sow.
  • Retno yuniarti for verse 14
    Any graven image is idol and will make God angry, and I have seen in the real life, the painting artist has cursed in their life, because they invite darkness in their life.
  • Delia joseph for verse 9
    As far as you abide in christ jesus and trust his finish work on the cross he will perform that which corcerns your life.The fire and storms of life will not stop you.His grace will speak in every situation and enrmies you see you will see them no more in jesus name

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