Nahum 3 ©
The miserable ruin of Nineveh.
The cnoise of a whip, and the noise of the rattling of the wheels, and of the pransing horses, and of the jumping chariots.
jAnd I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a *gazingstock.
rYet was she carried away, she went into captivity: sher young children also were dashed in pieces at the top of all the streets: and they tcast lots for her honourable men, and all her great men were ubound in chains.
Thou hast multiplied gthy merchants above the stars of heaven: hthe *cankerworm 5spoileth, and flieth away.
Thy crowned are as the locusts, and thy captains as the great grasshoppers, which camp in the hedges in the cold day, but when the sun ariseth they flee away, and their place is not known where they are.
Thy ishepherds slumber, O jking of Assyria: thy 6nobles shall kdwell in the dust : thy people is lscattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth them.
There is mno 7healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all that hear nthe *bruit of thee shall oclap the hands over thee: for pupon whom hath not qthy wickedness passed continually?