|那鴻書-Nahum 第 2 章|
He who scatters has come up before you: Keep the fortress, Watch the way, Strengthen the loins, Fortify the power greatly.
For Jehovah restores The excellency of Jacob As the excellency of Israel; For the emptiers have emptied them out And destroyed their vine branches.
The shield of His mighty men is red; The valiant men are clad in scarlet; The chariots flash with the shining of steel In the day of His preparation, And the spears are brandished.
In the streets the chariots rush madly; They dash to and fro in the open squares; Their appearance is like that of torches; They dart like lightning.
The Assyrian king remembers his glorious ones: They stumble in their march; They hasten to the wall of the city, But the besiegers' shelter is prepared.
The gates of the rivers are opened, And the palace is dissolved.
And it is determined: She is uncovered; she is carried away; And her maidens moan, As with the sound of doves, Beating their breasts.
Though Nineveh has been like a pool of water all her days, Now they are fleeing. Stand! Stand! But no one turns back.
Plunder the silver! Plunder the gold! And there is no end to what has been prepared. Oh, the glory of all the desirable vessels!
Emptiness and void and waste! And the heart melts, and the knees knock, And anguish is in all the loins, And the faces of all of them become pale.
Where is the den of lions And the feeding place of young lions, Where the lion and the lioness walked, And the lion's whelp; and no one frightened them?
The lion tore in pieces, enough for his whelps, And strangled for his lioness And filled his caves with torn prey And his dens with torn animals.
Indeed I am against you, Declares Jehovah of hosts; And I will burn your chariots in smoke, And the sword will devour your young lions; And I will cut off your prey from the earth; And the voice of your messengers will no longer be heard.
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