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

  • Maria Drummond
    God has the backs of all those who place their trust in Him
  • Lu2677
    V. 7 "The Lord is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble," "Strong hold" indicates that he will help his children when trouble comes, he is a fortress, a shield, a rock, a strong tower, his sword is sharp and ready. He knows that trouble will come and He is ready. Amen
  • 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.
  • Blessed2014
    Praise GOD the affliction will not rise twice

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