Nahum 2:5
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New International Version
Nineveh summons her picked troops, yet they stumble on their way. They dash to the city wall; the protective shield is put in place.

King James Bible
He shall recount his worthies: they shall stumble in their walk; they shall make haste to the wall thereof, and the defence shall be prepared.

Darby Bible Translation
He bethinketh him of his nobles: they stumble in their march; they make haste to the wall thereof, and the shelter is prepared.

World English Bible
He summons his picked troops. They stumble on their way. They dash to its wall, and the protective shield is put in place.

Young's Literal Translation
He doth remember his honourable ones, They stumble in their goings, They hasten to its wall, and prepared is the covering.

Nahum 2:5 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He shall recount his worthies - Muster up his most renowned warriors and heroes.

Shall make haste to the wall - Where they see the enemies making their most powerful attacks, in order to get possession of the city.

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recount.

Isaiah 21:5 Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, you princes, and anoint the shield.

Jeremiah 50:29 Call together the archers against Babylon: all you that bend the bow, camp against it round about; let none thereof escape...

Jeremiah 51:27,28 Set you up a standard in the land, blow the trumpet among the nations, prepare the nations against her...

worthies. or, gallants. they shall stumble.

Nahum 3:3 The horseman lifts up both the bright sword and the glittering spear: and there is a multitude of slain...

Isaiah 5:27 None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed...

Jeremiah 46:12 The nations have heard of your shame, and your cry has filled the land: for the mighty man has stumbled against the mighty...

defence. or, covering, or, coverer.

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Conclusion
As we take up our pen to write these closing paragraphs, we do so conscious that we have merely skimmed, here and there, the surface of a vast ocean of truth. Though upwards of five hundred Scriptures have been referred to in these pages, yet, hundreds more could have been cited in support of the positions which we have advanced. An exhaustive classification and examination of all the passages which are connected, directly or indirectly, with the subject of the Redeemer's Return, would necessitate
Arthur W. Pink—The Redeemer's Return

God's People Delivered
When the protection of human laws shall be withdrawn from those who honor the law of God, there will be, in different lands, a simultaneous movement for their destruction. As the time appointed in the decree draws near, the people will conspire to root out the hated sect. It will be determined to strike in one night a decisive blow, which shall utterly silence the voice of dissent and reproof. The people of God--some in prison cells, some hidden in solitary retreats in the forests and the mountains--still
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
Jeremiah 46:12
The nations will hear of your shame; your cries will fill the earth. One warrior will stumble over another; both will fall down together."

Nahum 2:6
The river gates are thrown open and the palace collapses.

Nahum 3:18
King of Assyria, your shepherds slumber; your nobles lie down to rest. Your people are scattered on the mountains with no one to gather them.

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