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 overwhelming flood [of judgment through invading armies]
He will make a complete destruction of its site
And will 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.

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 that trust 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 What do ye imagine against the LORD? he will make an utter end; he will not hold back the tribulation the second time.



Cross References

Isaiah 8:22

they shall look upon the earth and behold tribulation and gross darkness, darkness and anguish; and they shall be submerged in gross darkness.

Isaiah 28:17

Judgment also will I lay to the line and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.

Amos 8:8

Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwells therein? and it shall all rise up as a flood, and it shall be cast out and sunk, as the river of Egypt.

Job 30:15

They have loosed terrors upon me; they fought my will as the wind and my saving health as a cloud that passes.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is as darkness; they do not know in what they stumble.

Isaiah 8:7-8

now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria and all his power, and he shall come up over all his channels and go over all his banks:

Jeremiah 13:16

Give glory to the LORD your God before he causes darkness and before your feet stumble in mountains of darkness, and while ye look for light, he turns it into the shadow of death and makes it gross darkness.

Ezekiel 13:13

Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: I will cause a stormy wind to rend it in my fury; and there shall come an overflowing rain in my anger and great hailstones in my wrath to consume it.

Daniel 9:26

And after the sixty-two weeks the Anointed One shall be killed and shall have nothing: (and the ruling people that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; whose end shall be as a flood, until at the end of the war it shall be cut off with desolation).

Daniel 11:10

But the sons of that one shall be stirred up and shall assemble a multitude of great armies and shall come in great haste, and overflow and pass through and turn and come with wrath unto his fortress.

Daniel 11:22

And with the arms they shall be overflown of a flood before him and shall be broken; yea, also the prince of the covenant.

Daniel 11:40

But at the end of the time the king of the south shall lock horns with him, and the king of the north shall raise up a storm against him with chariots and with horsemen and with many ships, and he shall enter into the lands and shall overflow and pass over.

Amos 9:5-6

The Lord GOD of the hosts is he that touches the earth, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall all rise up like a river and shall be sunk, as the river of Egypt.

Nahum 1:1

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

Nahum 2:8

And Nineveh was of old like a pool of water; but now they flee away. Stand, stand, shall they cry; but no one looks back.

Zephaniah 2:13

And he will stretch out his hand over the north wind and destroy Assyria and will make Nineveh a desolation and dry like a wilderness.

Matthew 7:27

and the rain descended, and the rivers came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house, and it fell; and great was the fall of it.

Matthew 8:12

But the sons of the kingdom shall be cast out into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

2 Peter 3:6-7

by which the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished;

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