Nahum 2 Commentary

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Nahum 2:1-2

Nahum urges the city of Nineveh to be on guard and be ready for battle because the enemy is approaching.

Nahum 2:3-7

Nahum describes in vivid images the siege and capture of Nineveh. The city will be defeated and carried away.

Nahum 2:8-10

Nahum now describes the consequences of the scatterer’s attack upon Nineveh. The city will become desolate, causing the Ninevites to suffer pain and agony.

Nahum 2:11-13

The prophet Nahum mocks the Ninevites, calling them lions without lairs, unable to satisfy their desires for prey because the LORD will destroy their power.