Nahum 1:10

“For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For while they be folden together as thornes, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be deuoured as stubble fully drie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Like tangled thorns, And like those who are drunken with their drink, They are consumed As stubble completely withered.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly as dry stubble.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For though they are like twisted thorns, and are overcome as with drink, they will come to destruction like stems of grass fully dry.
- Basic English Bible

Though they be tangled together [as] thorns, and be as drenched from their drink, they shall be devoured as dry stubble, completely.
- Darby Bible

For while they are folded together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
- Webster's Bible

For entangled like thorns, and drunken as with their drink, they are consumed utterly like dry stubble.
- World English Bible

For while princes [are] perplexed, And with their drink are drunken, They have been consumed as stubble fully dried.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For though they be like tangled thorns, and be drunken according to their drink, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nahum 1:10


1:10 As thorns - They shall be like thorns easily burnt, and like thorns folded together which burn together, and help to destroy each other. As drunkards - As men drunken, and unable to help themselves, so the Assyrians drunk with pleasure and pride, shall be surprised, and easily overthrown.


Discussion for Nahum 1

  • Tina kemp
    I think it is very good book my preacher preached from this book telling us was his first time to preach it i found it shows Gods power and reveals what he will do for those who don't stay in his laws and word he gives chances but the people of nineveh just fell back to wicked ways. Like most of people in USA n world I pray for our country n world amen
  • LINDA L. DUFFANY
    " COULD " NAHUM-1:9..." ALSO-MEAN , THAT IF I AM SICK..., THAT " THE-AFFLICTION " WILL-NOT COME ON ME " AGAIN ? " (-AFTER-I"VE-BEEN..." HEALED-
  • Anel
    Please excuse my comment, but which book is Nahum
  • BSP
    Verse 7: God can read hearts and he knows the hearts of those who trust in him.
  • BJ
    God is showing us his power, strength and his greatness. We don't have to fear when god is our God. Great is our God and great is his faithfulness
  • Ovie omuedjara
    If you are suffering check your offering, for there is no Hero in a defeated camp.

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