Nahum 3:14
Good News Translation
Draw water to prepare for a siege, and strengthen your fortresses! Trample the clay to make bricks, and get the brick molds ready!

Contemporary English Version
Your city is under attack. Haul in extra water! Strengthen your defenses! Start making bricks! Stir the mortar!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Draw thee water for the siege, build up thy bulwarks: go into the clay, and tread, work it and make brick.

New American Bible
Draw water for the siege, strengthen your fortresses; Go down into the mud and tread the clay, take hold of the brick mold!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Draw thee water for the siege, build up thy bulwarks: go into the clay, and tread, work it and make brick.

Draw.

2 Chronicles 32:3,4,11 He took counsel with the princes, and the most valiant men, to stop up the heads of the springs, that were without the city: and as they were all of this mind, . . .

Isaiah 22:9-11 And you shall see the breaches of the city of David, that they are many: and you have gathered together the waters of the lower pool, . . .

Isaiah 37:25 I have digged, and drunk water, and have dried up with the sole of my foot, all the rivers shut up in banks.

fortify.

Nahum 2:1 He is come up that shall destroy before thy face, that shall keep the siege: watch the way, fortify thy loins, strengthen thy power exceedingly.

Isaiah 8:9 Gather yourselves together, O ye people, and be overcome, and give ear, all ye lands afar off: strengthen yourselves, and be overcome, gird yourselves, and be overcome.

Jeremiah 46:3,4,9 Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle. . . .

Joel 3:9-11 Proclaim ye this among the nations: Prepare war, raise up the strong: let them come, let all the men of war come up. . . .

Context
Judgment Against Nineveh
13Behold thy people in the midst of thee are women: the gates of thy land shall be set wide open to thy enemies, the fire shall devour thy bars. 14Draw thee water for the siege, build up thy bulwarks: go into the clay, and tread, work it and make brick.15There shall the fire devour thee: thou shalt perish by the sword, it shall devour thee like the bruchus: assemble together like the bruchus, make thyself many like the locust.…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 32:3
He took counsel with the princes, and the most valiant men, to stop up the heads of the springs, that were without the city: and as they were all of this mind,

2 Chronicles 32:4
He gathered together a very great multitude, and they stopped up all the springs, and the brook, that ran through the midst of the land, saying: Lest the kings of the Assyrians should come, and find abundance of water.

Jeremiah 46:3
Prepare ye the shield and buckler, and go forth to battle.

Nahum 2:1
He is come up that shall destroy before thy face, that shall keep the siege: watch the way, fortify thy loins, strengthen thy power exceedingly.

Additional Translations
Draw your water for the siege; strengthen your fortresses. Work the clay and tread the mortar; repair the brick kiln!Draw you waters for the siege, fortify your strong holds: go into clay, and tread the mortar, make strong the brick kiln.

Draw thee water for the siege; strengthen thy fortresses; go into the clay, and tread the mortar; make strong the brickkiln.

Draw thee water for a siege, and well secure thy strong-holds: enter into the clay, and be thou trodden in the chaff, make the fortifications stronger than brick.

Draw thee water for the siege, strengthen thy fortresses; go into the clay, and tread the mortar, make strong the brick-kiln.

Draw thee water for the siege, strengthen thy fortresses: go into the clay, and tread the mortar, make strong the brickkiln.

Draw thee waters for the siege, fortify thy strong holds: go into clay, and tread the mortar, make strong the brick-kiln.

Draw water for the siege. Strengthen your fortresses. Go into the clay, and tread the mortar. Make the brick kiln strong.

Waters of a siege draw for thyself, Strengthen thy fortresses, Enter into mire, and tread on clay, Make strong a brick-kiln.
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