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The book of Nahum is the sixth of the twelve "Minor Prophets", associated with the fall of Nineveh around the year 612 BCE.

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Who is the “wicked” one?

Who is the "wicked counsellor," 'the plotter of evil," in the following verse from The Book of Nahum? DKJB Nahum 1:11 "There is one come out of thee, that imagineth evil against Jehovah, a wicked ...
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Is the term “הֻצַב” the name of an Assyrian princess/mistress in Nahum 2:7?

The original Hebrew text, וְהֻצַּב גֻּלְּתָה הֹעֲלָתָה וְאַמְהֹתֶיהָ מְנַהֲגוֹת כְּקוֹל יוֹנִים מְתֹפְפֹת עַל לִבְבֵהֶן The meaning of the first word הֻצַב of this verse is so unclear that the ...
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Is Nahum 3:14 a command or an observation?

Nahum 3:14 (NASB) reads: Draw for yourself water for the siege! Strengthen your fortifications! Go into the clay and tread the mortar! Take hold of the brick mold! The following verses go on to ...
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What is the order of events of Nahum and Jonah?

I was reading the book of Nahum and it was speaking about Nineveh. Is the book of Nahum foretelling the destruction of Nineveh, for which the people of Nineveh averted by repenting of their sins, or ...