Nahum 1:6
New International Version
Who can withstand his indignation? Who can endure his fierce anger? His wrath is poured out like fire; the rocks are shattered before him.

New Living Translation
Who can stand before his fierce anger? Who can survive his burning fury? His rage blazes forth like fire, and the mountains crumble to dust in his presence.

English Standard Version
Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the heat of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken into pieces by him.

Berean Study Bible
Who can withstand His indignation? Who can endure His burning anger? His wrath is poured out like fire; even rocks are shattered before Him.

King James Bible
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.

New King James Version
Who can stand before His indignation? And who can endure the fierceness of His anger? His fury is poured out like fire, And the rocks are thrown down by Him.

New American Standard Bible
Who can stand before His indignation? Who can endure the burning of His anger? His wrath gushes forth like fire, And the rocks are broken up by Him.

NASB 1995
Who can stand before His indignation? Who can endure the burning of His anger? His wrath is poured out like fire And the rocks are broken up by Him.

NASB 1977
Who can stand before His indignation? Who can endure the burning of His anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, And the rocks are broken up by Him.

Amplified Bible
Who can stand before His indignation [His great wrath]? And who can stand up and endure the fierceness of His anger? His wrath is poured out like fire And the rocks are destroyed by Him.

Christian Standard Bible
Who can withstand his indignation? Who can endure his burning anger? His wrath is poured out like fire; even rocks are shattered before him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Who can withstand His indignation? Who can endure His burning anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, even rocks are shattered before Him.

American Standard Version
Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken asunder by him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who is standing before his passion and who endures the heat of his passion? His anger burns like fire and the mountains melted from it

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Who shall stand before his anger? and who shall withstand in the anger of his wrath? his wrath brings to nought kingdoms, and the rocks are burst asunder by him.

Contemporary English Version
Who can stand the heat of his furious anger? It flashes out like fire and shatters stones.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who can stand before the face of his indignation? and who shall resist in the fierceness of his anger? his indignation is poured out like fire: and the rocks are melted by him.

English Revised Version
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 broken asunder by him.

Good News Translation
When he is angry, who can survive? Who can survive his terrible fury? He pours out his flaming anger; rocks crumble to dust before him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Who can stand in the presence of his rage? Who can oppose his burning anger? He pours out his rage like fire and smashes the rocky cliffs.

International Standard Version
Who can stand before his fury? And who can endure his fierce anger? His displeasure pours out like fire, and rocks are broken to pieces because of him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
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 broken asunder before Him.

Literal Standard Version
Who stands before His indignation? And who rises up in the heat of His anger? His fury has been poured out like fire, And the rocks have been broken by Him.

NET Bible
No one can withstand his indignation! No one can resist his fierce anger! His wrath is poured out like volcanic fire, boulders are broken up as he approaches.

New Heart English Bible
Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the fierceness of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken apart by him.

World English Bible
Who can stand before his indignation? Who can endure the fierceness of his anger? His wrath is poured out like fire, and the rocks are broken apart by him.

Young's Literal Translation
Before His indignation who doth stand? And who riseth up in the heat of His anger? His fury hath been poured out like fire, And the rocks have been broken by Him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Oracle of Nineveh
5The mountains quake before Him, and the hills melt away; the earth trembles at His presence—the world and all its dwellers. 6Who can withstand His indignation? Who can endure His burning anger? His wrath is poured out like fire; even rocks are shattered before Him. 7The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of distress; He cares for those who trust in Him.…

Cross References
Revelation 6:17
For the great day of Their wrath has come, and who is able to withstand it?"

1 Kings 19:11
Then the LORD said, "Go out and stand on the mountain before the LORD. Behold, the LORD is about to pass by." And a great and mighty wind tore into the mountains and shattered the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the LORD was not in the earthquake.

Job 40:11
Unleash the fury of your wrath; look on every proud man and bring him low.

Psalm 76:7
You alone are to be feared. When You are angry, who can stand before You?

Psalm 130:3
If You, O LORD, kept track of iniquities, then who, O Lord, could stand?

Isaiah 13:13
Therefore I will make the heavens tremble, and the earth will be shaken from its place at the wrath of the LORD of Hosts on the day of His burning anger.

Isaiah 66:15
For behold, the LORD will come with fire--His chariots are like a whirlwind--to execute His anger with fury and His rebuke with flames of fire.


Treasury of Scripture

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.

Psalm 2:12
Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him.

Psalm 76:7
Thou, even thou, art to be feared: and who may stand in thy sight when once thou art angry?

Psalm 90:11
Who knoweth the power of thine anger? even according to thy fear, so is thy wrath.

abide.

Nahum 1:2
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.

Deuteronomy 32:22,23
For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains…

Isaiah 10:16
Therefore shall the Lord, the Lord of hosts, send among his fat ones leanness; and under his glory he shall kindle a burning like the burning of a fire.









Verse 6. - Who can stand? (Psalm 76:7; Joel 2:11; Malachi 3:2; comp. Revelation 6:17). His fury is poured out like fire (Deuteronomy 4:24); like the brimstone and fire that destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah (Genesis 19:24), or like the molten lava that issues from a volcano (Jeremiah 7:20). Septuagint (reading differently), ὁ θυμὸς αὐτοῦ τήκει ἀρχάς: consumit principatus (Jerome). Are thrown down; rather, are rent asunder (comp. 1 Kings 19:11; Jeremiah 23:29). If such is the power of God, how shall Assyria resist it?

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Who
מִ֣י (mî)
Interrogative
Strong's 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

can withstand
לִפְנֵ֤י (lip̄·nê)
Preposition-l | Noun - common plural construct
Strong's 6440: The face

His indignation?
זַעְמוֹ֙ (za‘·mōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2195: Froth at the mouth, fury

Who
וּמִ֥י (ū·mî)
Conjunctive waw | Interrogative
Strong's 4310: Who?, whoever, in oblique construction with prefix, suffix

can endure
יָק֖וּם (yā·qūm)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

His burning anger?
בַּחֲר֣וֹן (ba·ḥă·rō·wn)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 2740: A burning of anger

His wrath
חֲמָתוֹ֙ (ḥă·mā·ṯōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 2534: Heat, anger, poison

is poured out
נִתְּכָ֣ה (nit·tə·ḵāh)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 5413: To pour forth, be poured out

like fire;
כָאֵ֔שׁ (ḵā·’êš)
Preposition-k, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 784: A fire

even rocks
וְהַצֻּרִ֖ים (wə·haṣ·ṣu·rîm)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 6697: A cliff, a rock, boulder, a refuge, an edge

are shattered
נִתְּצ֥וּ (nit·tə·ṣū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 5422: To pull down, break down

before Him.
מִמֶּֽנּוּ׃ (mim·men·nū)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 4480: A part of, from, out of


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