“Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.”
From that land he went forth into Assyria, and built Nineveh and Rehoboth-Ir and Calah,
So Sennacherib king of Assyria departed and returned home, and lived at Nineveh.
“Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and proclaim to it the proclamation which I am going to tell you.”
The oracle of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
“ Cry loudly, do not hold back; Raise your voice like a trumpet, And declare to My people their transgression And to the house of Jacob their sins.
Should I not have compassion on Nineveh, the great city in which there are more than 120,000 persons who do not know the difference between their right and left hand, as well as many animals?”
for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities.
And the Lord said, “ The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah is indeed great, and their sin is exceedingly grave.
and I said, “O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.
But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am a youth,’ Because everywhere I send you, you shall go, And all that I command you, you shall speak.
But you shall speak My words to them whether they listen or not, for they are rebellious.
For you are not being sent to a people of unintelligible speech or difficult language, but to the house of Israel,
On the other hand I am filled with power— With the Spirit of the Lord— And with justice and courage To make known to Jacob his rebellious act, Even to Israel his sin.
The one who scatters has come up against you. Man the fortress, watch the road; Strengthen your back, summon all your strength.
And He will stretch out His hand against the north And destroy Assyria, And He will make Nineveh a desolation, Parched like the wilderness.
and you will even be brought before governors and kings for My sake, as a testimony to them and to the Gentiles.
Behold, the pay of the laborers who mowed your fields, and which has been withheld by you, cries out against you; and the outcry of those who did the harvesting has reached the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.