Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But with an overflowing flood He will make a complete end of its site, And will pursue His enemies into darkness.

King James Version

But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Holman Bible

But He will completely destroy Nineveh
with an overwhelming flood,
and He will chase His enemies into darkness.

International Standard Version

But with an overwhelming deluge he will bring utter desolation to Nineveh, and his enemies he will pursue with darkness.

A Conservative Version

But with an over running flood he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.

American Standard Version

But with an over-running flood he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.

Amplified

But with an overrunning flood He will make a full end of [Nineveh's very] site and pursue His enemies into darkness.

Bible in Basic English

But like water overflowing he will take them away; he will put an end to those who come up against him, driving his haters into the dark.

Darby Translation

But with an overrunning flood he will make a full end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of his place, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Julia Smith Translation

With an inundation passing through he will make a completion of her place, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

King James 2000

But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of its place, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But with a rushing torrent he will bring [Nineveh] to an end; he will chase his enemies into darkness.

Modern King James verseion

But with an overflowing flood He will make an utter end of its place, and darkness shall pursue His enemies.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

when the flood runneth over, and destroyeth the place; and when the darkness followeth still upon his enemies.

NET Bible

But with an overwhelming flood he will make a complete end of Nineveh; he will drive his enemies into darkness.

New Heart English Bible

But with an overflowing flood, he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.

The Emphasized Bible

But, with an overflow rolling on, a full end, will he make of them who rise up against him, - and, his foes, will he pursue into darkness.

Webster

But with an over-running flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

World English Bible

But with an overflowing flood, he will make a full end of her place, and will pursue his enemies into darkness.

Youngs Literal Translation

And with a flood passing over, An end He maketh of its place, And His enemies doth darkness pursue.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But with an overrunning
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

שׁטף שׁטף 
Sheteph 
Usage: 6

he will make

Usage: 0

an utter end
כּלה 
Kalah 
Usage: 20

of the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

חשׁך 
Choshek 
Usage: 78

References

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Context Readings

Destruction Of Nineveh

7 The LORD is good, A stronghold in the day of trouble, And He knows those who take refuge in Him. 8 But with an overflowing flood He will make a complete end of its site, And will pursue His enemies into darkness. 9 Whatever you devise against the LORD, He will make a complete end of it. Distress will not rise up twice.



Cross References

Isaiah 8:22

Then they will look to the earth, and behold, distress and darkness, the gloom of anguish; and they will be driven away into darkness.

Isaiah 28:17

"I will make justice the measuring line And righteousness the level; Then hail will sweep away the refuge of lies And the waters will overflow the secret place.

Amos 8:8

"Because of this will not the land quake And everyone who dwells in it mourn? Indeed, all of it will rise up like the Nile, And it will be tossed about And subside like the Nile of Egypt.

Job 30:15

"Terrors are turned against me; They pursue my honor as the wind, And my prosperity has passed away like a cloud.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.

Isaiah 8:7-8

"Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the strong and abundant waters of the Euphrates, Even the king of Assyria and all his glory; And it will rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God, Before He brings darkness And before your feet stumble On the dusky mountains, And while you are hoping for light He makes it into deep darkness, And turns it into gloom.

Ezekiel 13:13

Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, "I will make a violent wind break out in My wrath. There will also be in My anger a flooding rain and hailstones to consume it in wrath.

Daniel 9:26

"Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

Daniel 11:10

"His sons will mobilize and assemble a multitude of great forces; and one of them will keep on coming and overflow and pass through, that he may again wage war up to his very fortress.

Daniel 11:22

"The overflowing forces will be flooded away before him and shattered, and also the prince of the covenant.

Daniel 11:40

"At the end time the king of the South will collide with him, and the king of the North will storm against him with chariots, with horsemen and with many ships; and he will enter countries, overflow them and pass through.

Amos 9:5-6

The Lord GOD of hosts, The One who touches the land so that it melts, And all those who dwell in it mourn, And all of it rises up like the Nile And subsides like the Nile of Egypt;

Nahum 1:1

The oracle of Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

Nahum 2:8

Though Nineveh was like a pool of water throughout her days, Now they are fleeing; "Stop, stop," But no one turns back.

Zephaniah 2:13

And He will stretch out His hand against the north And destroy Assyria, And He will make Nineveh a desolation, Parched like the wilderness.

Matthew 7:27

"The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell--and great was its fall."

Matthew 8:12

but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."

2 Peter 3:6-7

through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water.

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