Nahum 3:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Woe to the bloody city, completely full of lies and pillage; Her prey never departs.

King James Version

Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not;

International Standard Version

Woe to this city, contaminated with shed blood, all full of lies and robberies it is never without victims!

A Conservative Version

Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and rapine. The prey departs not.

American Standard Version

Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and rapine; the prey departeth not.

Amplified

Woe to the bloody city! It is full of lies and booty and [there is] no end to the plunder!

Bible in Basic English

A curse is on the town of blood; it is full of deceit and violent acts; and there is no end to the taking of life.

Darby Translation

Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and violence; the prey departeth not.

Holman Bible

Woe to the city of blood, totally deceitful, full of plunder, never without prey.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; stealing does not depart from her!

Julia Smith Translation

Wo! to the city of bloods: all of it was filled with falsehood, with violence; the prey will not withdraw.

King James 2000

Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the victim departs not;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe to the city [that has shed] {much blood}! {She is a deceiver}, She is filled [with] plunder, {She has hoarded her spoils of war}.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to the bloody city! It is a lie, and full of plunder; the prey is not withdrawn.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe to that bloodthirsty city, which is all full of lies and robbery, and will not leave off from ravishing.

NET Bible

Woe to the city guilty of bloodshed! She is full of lies; she is filled with plunder; she has hoarded her spoil!

New Heart English Bible

Woe to the bloody city. It is all full of lies and robbery. The prey doesn't depart.

New simplified Bible

Woe to the bloody city! It is full of lies and robbery! The prey does not leave.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for the city of bloodshed! All of it, deceit, of violence full, none releaseth prey!

Webster

Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robberies; the prey departeth not;

World English Bible

Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and robbery. The prey doesn't depart.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to the city of blood, She is all with lies -- burglary -- full, Prey doth not depart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הוי 
Howy 
woe , Ah , Ho , O , Alas
Usage: 50

to the bloody
דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

עיר ער עיר 
`iyr 
Usage: 1094

it is all full
מלא 
Male' 
full , fill , with child , fully , much , multitude , worth
Usage: 63

of lies
כּחשׁ 
Kachash 
Usage: 6

and robbery
פּרק 
Pereq 
Usage: 2

the prey
טרף 
Tereph 
Usage: 22

מוּשׁ 
Muwsh 
Usage: 20

References

Context Readings

The Doom Of The Wicked City Is Certain

1 Woe to the bloody city, completely full of lies and pillage; Her prey never departs. 2 The noise of the whip, The noise of the rattling of the wheel, Galloping horses And bounding chariots!


Cross References

Nahum 2:12

The lion tore enough for his cubs, Killed enough for his lionesses, And filled his lairs with prey And his dens with torn flesh.

Habakkuk 2:12

"Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed And founds a town with violence!

Isaiah 17:14

At evening time, behold, there is terror! Before morning they are no more. Such will be the portion of those who plunder us And the lot of those who pillage us.

Isaiah 24:9

They do not drink wine with song; Strong drink is bitter to those who drink it.

Isaiah 42:24

Who gave Jacob up for spoil, and Israel to plunderers? Was it not the LORD, against whom we have sinned, And in whose ways they were not willing to walk, And whose law they did not obey?

Ezekiel 22:2-3

"And you, son of man, will you judge, will you judge the bloody city? Then cause her to know all her abominations.

Ezekiel 24:6-9

'Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "Woe to the bloody city, To the pot in which there is rust And whose rust has not gone out of it! Take out of it piece after piece, Without making a choice.

Hosea 4:2

There is swearing, deception, murder, stealing and adultery They employ violence, so that bloodshed follows bloodshed.

Zephaniah 3:1-3

Woe to her who is rebellious and defiled, The tyrannical city!



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