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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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1The majesty of God in goodness to his people, and severity against his enemies.
 
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Chapter 1

Verse 1
The burden of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.


burden
Isaiah 13:1; 14:28; 15:1; 21:1; 22:1; 23:1; Jeremiah 23:33-37; Zechariah 9:1
Nineveh
Genesis 10:11; Jonah 3:3,4; Zephaniah 2:13

Verse 2
God is jealous, and the LORD revengeth; the LORD revengeth, and is furious; the LORD will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.
God is jealous, and the Lord revengeth
or, The Lord is a jealous God, and a revenger.
Exodus 20:5; 34:14; Deuteronomy 4:24; Joshua 24:19; Isaiah 42:13; Ezekiel 38:18; 39:25; Joel 2:18; Zechariah 1:14; 8:2
revengeth
Deuteronomy 32:35,42; Psalms 94:1; Isaiah 59:17,18; Romans 12:19; 13:4; Hebrews 10:30
is furious
Heb. that hath fury.
Leviticus 26:28; Job 20:23; Isaiah 51:17,20; 59:18; 63:3-6; 66:15; Jeremiah 4:4; 25:15; 36:7; Lamentations 4:11; Ezekiel 5:13; 6:12; 8:18; 36:6; Micah 5:15; Zechariah 8:2
reserveth
Deuteronomy 32:34,35,41-43; Jeremiah 3:5; Micah 7:18; Romans 2:5,6; 2 Peter 2:9

Verse 3
The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the LORD hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
slow
Exodus 34:6,7; Nehemiah 9:17; Psalms 103:8; 145:8; Joel 2:13; Jonah 4:2; James 1:19
great
Job 9:4; Psalms 62:11; 66:3; 147:5; Ephesians 1:19,20
and will
Numbers 14:18; Job 10:14
his way
Exodus 19:16-18; Deuteronomy 5:22-24; 1 Kings 19:11-13; Job 38:1; Psalms 18:7-15; 50:3; Psalms 97:2-5; 104:3; Isaiah 19:1; 66:15; Daniel 7:13; Habakkuk 3:5-15; Zechariah 9:14; Matthew 26:64; Revelation 1:7

Verse 4
He rebuketh the sea, and maketh it dry, and drieth up all the rivers: Bashan languisheth, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languisheth.
rebuketh
Job 38:11; Psalms 104:7; 106:9; 114:3,5; Isaiah 50:2,3; 51:10; Amos 5:8; Matthew 8:26
and drieth
Joshua 3:13-15; Psalms 74:15; Isaiah 19:5-10; 44:27; Ezekiel 30:12
Bashan
Isaiah 33:9; Amos 1:2

Verse 5
The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.
mountains
2 Samuel 22:8; Psalms 29:5,6; 68:8; 97:4,5; 114:4,6; Isaiah 2:12-14; Jeremiah 4:24; Habakkuk 3:10; Matthew 27:51; 28:2; Revelation 20:11
the hills
Judges 5:5; Psalms 46:6; 97:5; Isaiah 64:1,2; Micah 1:4
the earth
2 Peter 3:7-12

Verse 6
Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.
can stand
Psalms 2:12; 76:7; 90:11; Isaiah 27:4; Jeremiah 10:10; Malachi 3:2; Revelation 6:17
abide
Heb. stand up. his fury.
2; Deuteronomy 32:22,23; Isaiah 10:16; Lamentations 2:4; 4:11; Ezekiel 30:16; Revelation 16:1,8

Verse 7
The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.
Lord
1 Chronicles 16:34; Ezra 3:11; Psalms 25:8; 100:5; 136:1-26; 145:6-10; Jeremiah 33:11; Lamentations 3:25; Romans 11:22; 1 John 4:8-10
strong hold
or, strength.
Psalms 18:1,2; 27:5; 62:6-8; 71:3; 84:11; 91:1,2; 144:1,2; Proverbs 18:10; Isaiah 25:4; 26:1-4; 32:2
in the
Psalms 20:1; 50:15; 59:16; 86:7; 91:15; Isaiah 37:3,4
and he
Psalms 1:6; Matthew 7:23; John 10:27; Galatians 4:9; 2 Timothy 2:19
that
1 Chronicles 5:20; 2 Chronicles 16:8,9; 32:8,11,21; Psalms 84:12; Jeremiah 17:7,8; Daniel 3:28; Daniel 6:23; Matthew 27:43

Verse 8
But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.
with
Isaiah 8:7,8; 28:17; Ezekiel 13:13; Daniel 9:26; 11:10,22,40; Amos 8:8; 9:5,6; Matthew 7:27; 2 Peter 3:6,7
the place
1; 2:8; Zephaniah 2:13
darkness
Job 30:15; Proverbs 4:19; Isaiah 8:22; Jeremiah 13:16; Matthew 8:12

Verse 9
What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end: affliction shall not rise up the second time.
do
11; Psalms 2:1-4; 21:11; 33:10; Proverbs 21:30; Isaiah 8:9,10; Ezekiel 38:10,11; Acts 4:25-28; 2 Corinthians 10:5
he
1 Samuel 3:12; 26:8; 2 Samuel 20:10

Verse 10
For while they be folden together as thorns, and while they are drunken as drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
while they be
2 Samuel 23:6,7; Micah 7:4; 1 Thessalonians 5:2,3
drunken
3:11; 1 Samuel 25:36; 2 Samuel 13:28; Jeremiah 51:39,57
they shall
Psalms 68:2; Isaiah 9:18; 10:17-19; 27:4; Malachi 4:1

Verse 11
There is one come out of thee, that imagineth evil against the LORD, a wicked counsellor.
one
9; 2 Kings 18:13,14,30; 19:22-25; 2 Chronicles 32:15-19; Isaiah 10:7-15
wicked counsellor
Heb. counsellor of Belial.
1 Samuel 2:12; 2 Samuel 20:1; 2 Chronicles 13:7

Verse 12
Thus saith the LORD; Though they be quiet, and likewise many, yet thus shall they be cut down, when he shall pass through. Though I have afflicted thee, I will afflict thee no more.
Through, etc
or, If they would have been at peace, so should they have been many, and so should they have been shorn, and he should have passed away. yet.
2 Kings 19:35,37; Isaiah 10:32-34; 14:24-27; 17:14; 30:28-33; 31:8; 37:36
cut down
Heb. shorn.
Isaiah 7:20
pass
15; Exodus 12:12; Isaiah 8:8; Daniel 11:10
I will
Isaiah 30:19; 51:22; 60:18-20; Joel 2:19; Revelation 7:16

Verse 13
For now will I break his yoke from off thee, and will burst thy bonds in sunder.
will I
Isaiah 9:4; 10:27; 14:25; Jeremiah 2:20; Micah 5:5,6
will burst
Psalms 107:14; Jeremiah 5:5

Verse 14
And the LORD hath given a commandment concerning thee, that no more of thy name be sown: out of the house of thy gods will I cut off the graven image and the molten image: I will make thy grave; for thou art vile.
given
Psalms 71:3; Isaiah 33:13
that
Psalms 109:13; Proverbs 10:7; Isaiah 14:20-22
out
Exodus 12:12; Leviticus 26:30; Isaiah 19:1; 46:1,2; Jeremiah 50:2
I will make
3:4-6; 2 Kings 19:37; 2 Chronicles 32:21
for
1 Samuel 3:13; Daniel 11:21

Verse 15
Behold upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! O Judah, keep thy solemn feasts, perform thy vows: for the wicked shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.
upon
Isaiah 40:9,10; 52:7; Luke 2:10,14; Acts 10:36; Romans 10:15
keep
Heb. feast. perform.
Psalms 107:8,15,21,22; 116:12-14,17,18
the wicked
Heb. Belial.
11,12
no
Isaiah 37:36-38
he
14; Isaiah 29:7,8


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Bibliography Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Nahum 1". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=na&chapter=001>.  

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