Nahum 3:12
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New Living Translation
All your fortresses will fall. They will be devoured like the ripe figs that fall into the mouths of those who shake the trees.

King James Bible
All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater.

Darby Bible Translation
All thy strongholds are like fig-trees with the first-ripe figs: if they be shaken, they even fall into the mouth of the eater.

World English Bible
All your fortresses will be like fig trees with the first-ripe figs: if they are shaken, they fall into the mouth of the eater.

Young's Literal Translation
All thy fortresses are fig-trees with first-fruits, If they are shaken, They have fallen into the mouth of the eater.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

3:12 Ripe figs - Whose weight and ripeness will bring them quickly to the ground. Shaken - If but lightly touched.

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Revelation 6:13
Then the stars of the sky fell to the earth like green figs falling from a tree shaken by a strong wind.

Isaiah 28:4
It sits at the head of a fertile valley, but its glorious beauty will fade like a flower. Whoever sees it will snatch it up, as an early fig is quickly picked and eaten.

Jeremiah 24:2
One basket was filled with fresh, ripe figs, while the other was filled with bad figs that were too rotten to eat.

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