From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
They will shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword, The land of Nimrod at its entrances; And He will deliver us from the Assyrian When he attacks our land And when he tramples our territory.
Assyria also has joined with them; They have become a help to the children of Lot. Selah.
“Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.”
The oracle of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
“Nevertheless Kain will be consumed; How long will Asshur keep you captive?”
“But ships shall come from the coast of Kittim, And they shall afflict Asshur and will afflict Eber; So they also will come to destruction.”
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and returned home, and lived at Nineveh.
they approached Zerubbabel and the heads of fathers’ households, and said to them, “Let us build with you, for we, like you, seek your God; and we have been sacrificing to Him since the days of Esarhaddon king of Assyria, who brought us up here.”
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and returned home and lived at Nineveh.
Haran, Canneh, Eden, the traders of Sheba, Asshur and Chilmad traded with you.
“ Assyria is there and all her company; her graves are round about her. All of them are slain, fallen by the sword,
“Assyria will not save us, We will not ride on horses; Nor will we say again, ‘ Our god,’ To the work of our hands; For in You the orphan finds mercy.”
Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying,
Though Nineveh was like a pool of water throughout her days, Now they are fleeing; “Stop, stop,” But no one turns back.
“And it will come about that all who see you Will shrink from you and say, ‘Nineveh is devastated! Who will grieve for her?’ Where will I seek comforters for you?”
And He will stretch out His hand against the north And destroy Assyria, And He will make Nineveh a desolation, Parched like the wilderness.