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Summary of the Book of Nahum - The King James Bible Online (KJV)
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- Nahum is book number 34 in the Old Testament of the Bible. It contains 3 chapters
- The Book of Nahum was written to between 663 and 612 B.C.
- Who was Nahum? Nahum was the seventh of the so-called Minor Prophets and believed by some to be from Elkosh which was believed to be situated on the east bank of the Tigris. At this time Nineveh had conquered the kingdom of Israel
- Where was Nineveh? Nineveh was the ancient Assyrian capital city situated on the Tigris across from the modern city of Mosul in the northern part of what is now known as Iraq.
- The content summary of the the Book of Nahum is as follows:
- The evil Nineveh had once responded to the preaching of Jonah to serve the Lord God Jehovah
- After 150 years Nineveh returned to idolatry, violence and arrogance
- God sends another of His prophets (Nahum) to Nineveh preaching judgment in the destruction of the city and exhorting them to repent
- The Ninevites do not heed the warning of Nahum and the city was brought under the dominion of Babylon.
- Prophecies of Nahum:
- Ninevites would be drunk in their final hours - Nahum 1:10
- Ninevites would be wiped out - Nahum 1:14
- Nineveh would be destroyed by fire - Nahum 3:15
- The army officers would desert - Nahum 3:17
- Nineveh would be permanently destroyed - Nahum 3:19
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