Nahum 1:8

“But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But with an ouer-running flood he will make an vtter ende of the place thereof, and darkenesse shall pursue his enemies.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But with an overflowing flood He will make a complete end of its site, And will pursue His enemies into darkness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But with an over-running flood he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But like water overflowing he will take them away; he will put an end to those who come up against him, driving his haters into the dark.
- Basic English Bible

But with an overrunning flood he will make a full end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.
- Darby Bible

But with an over-running flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.
- Webster's Bible

But with an overflowing flood, he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.
- World English Bible

And with a flood passing over, An end He maketh of its place, And His enemies doth darkness pursue.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But with an overrunning flood He will make a full end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue His enemies.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nahum 1:8


1:8 An over - running flood - His judgments like a mighty flood that overflows all banks, shall swallow up Assyria. Thereof - Of Nineveh, that is Nineveh itself. Darkness - Troubles, and desolating afflictions.


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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