Nahum 2:1

“He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way: make thy loines strong: fortifie thy power mightily.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The one who scatters has come up against you. Man the fortress, watch the road; Strengthen your back, summon all {your} strength.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that dasheth in pieces is come up against thee: keep the fortress, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A crusher has come up before your face: keep a good look-out, let the way be watched, make yourself strong, let your power be greatly increased.
- Basic English Bible

He that dasheth in pieces is come up against thy face: keep the fortress, watch the way, make [thy] loins strong, fortify [thy] power mightily.
- Darby Bible

He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.
- Webster's Bible

He who dashes in pieces has come up against you. Keep the fortress! Watch the way! Strengthen your waist! Fortify your power mightily!
- World English Bible

Come up hath a scatterer to thy face, Keep the bulwark, watch the way, Strengthen the loins, strengthen power mightily.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(2:2) A maul is come up before thy face; guard the defences, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily!--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Nahum 2:1


2:1 He - The Medes or Chaldeans, that dash Nineveh in pieces. The munition - The forts. Make thy loins strong - Strengthen thyself.


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