Nahum 1:8
Good News Translation
Like a great rushing flood he completely destroys his enemies; he sends to their death those who oppose him.

Contemporary English Version
But like a roaring flood, the LORD chases his enemies into dark places and destroys them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But with a flood that passeth by, he will make an utter end of the place thereof: and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

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But with a flood that passeth by, he will make an utter end of the place thereof: and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

with.

Isaiah 8:7,8 Therefore behold the Lord will bring upon them the waters of the river strong and many, the king of the Assyrians, and all his glory: and he shall come up over all his channels, and shall overflow all his banks. . . .

Isaiah 28:17 And I will set judgment in weight, and justice in measure: and hail shall overturn the hope of falsehood: and waters shall overflow its protection.

Ezekiel 13:13 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Lo, I will cause a stormy wind to break forth in my indignation, and there shall be an overflowing shower in my anger: and great hailstones in my wrath to consume.

Daniel 9:26 And after sixty-two weeks Christ shall be slain: and the people that shall deny him shall not be his. And a people, with their leader, that shall come, shall destroy the city, and the sanctuary: and the end thereof shall be waste, and after the end of the war the appointed desolation.

Daniel 11:10,22,40 And his sons shall be provoked, and they shall assemble a multitude of great forces: and he shall come with haste like a flood: and he shall return, and be stirred up, and he shall join battle with his force. . . .

Amos 8:8 The Lord hath sworn against the pride of Jacob: surely I will never forget all their works.

Amos 9:5,6 And if they go into captivity before their enemies, there will I command the sword, and it shall kill them. And I will set my eyes upon them for evil, and not for good. . . .

Matthew 7:27 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell, and great was the fall thereof.

2 Peter 3:6,7 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished. . . .

the place.

Nahum 1:1 The burden of Ninive. The book of the vision of Nahum, the Elcesite.

Nahum 2:8 And as for Ninive, her waters are like a great pool: but the men flee away. They cry: Stand, stand, but there is none that will return back.

Zephaniah 2:13 And he will stretch out his hand upon the north, and will destroy Assyria: and he will make the beautiful city a wilderness, and as a place not passable, and as a desert.

darkness.

Job 30:15 I am brought to nothing: as a wind thou hast taken away my desire: and my prosperity hath passed away like a cloud.

Proverbs 4:19 My son, hearken to my words, and incline thy ear to my sayings.

Isaiah 8:22 And they shall look to the earth, and behold trouble and darkness, weakness and distress, and a mist following them, and they cannot fly away from their distress.

Jeremiah 13:16 Give ye glory to the Lord your God, before it be dark, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains: you shall look for light, and he will turn it into the shadow of death, and into darkness.

Matthew 8:12 But the children of the kingdom shall be cast out into the exterior darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

Context
The Oracle of Nineveh
7The Lord is good, and giveth strength in the day of trouble: and knoweth them that hope in him. 8But with a flood that passeth by, he will make an utter end of the place thereof: and darkness shall pursue his enemies.9What do ye devise against the Lord? he will make an utter end: there shall not rise a double affliction.…
Cross References
Job 40:11
Scatter the proud in thy indignation, and behold every arrogant man, and humble him.

Isaiah 13:9
Behold, the day of the Lord shall come, a cruel day, and full of indignation, and of wrath, and fury, to lay the land desolate, and to destroy the sinners thereof out of it.

Isaiah 13:10
For the stars of heaven, and their brightness shall not display their light: the sun shall be darkened in his rising, and the moon shall not shine with her light.

Isaiah 28:2
Behold the Lord is mighty and strong, as a storm of hail: a destroying whirlwind, as the violence of many waters overflowing, and sent forth upon a spacious land.

Isaiah 28:17
And I will set judgment in weight, and justice in measure: and hail shall overturn the hope of falsehood: and waters shall overflow its protection.

Jeremiah 51:64
And thou shalt say: Thus shall Babylon sink, and she shall not rise up from the affliction that I will bring upon her, and she shall be utterly destroyed. Thus far are the words of Jeremiah.

Daniel 9:26
And after sixty-two weeks Christ shall be slain: and the people that shall deny him shall not be his. And a people, with their leader, that shall come, shall destroy the city, and the sanctuary: and the end thereof shall be waste, and after the end of the war the appointed desolation.

Amos 8:8
The Lord hath sworn against the pride of Jacob: surely I will never forget all their works.

Additional Translations
But with an overflowing flood, He will make an end of Nineveh and pursue His enemies into darkness.But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

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

But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end: darkness shall pursue those that rise up against him and his enemies.

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

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

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

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

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