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Nahum 1:2

God’s Wrath Against Nineveh

cThe Lord is a jealous and avenging God;

the Lord is avenging and wrathful;

dthe Lord takes vengeance on his adversaries

and ekeeps wrath for his enemies.

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Nahum 1:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

The Lord is a jealous and avenging God;

the Lord takes vengeance and is filled with wrath.

The Lord takes vengeance on his foes

and vents his wrath against his enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

God is jealous, and the Lord revengeth;

The Lord revengeth, and is furious;

The Lord will take vengeance on his adversaries,

And he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The Lord is a jealous God,

filled with vengeance and rage.

He takes revenge on all who oppose him

and continues to rage against his enemies!

Nahum 1:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

God is jealous, and the Lord avenges;

The Lord avenges and is furious.

The Lord will take vengeance on His adversaries,

And He reserves wrath for His enemies;

Nahum 1:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

The Lord is a jealous God who punishes;

the Lord punishes and is filled with anger.

The Lord punishes those who are against him,

and he stays angry with his enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Jehovah is a jealous God and avengeth; Jehovah avengeth and is full of wrath; Jehovah taketh vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

A jealous and avenging •God is Jehovah: an avenger is Jehovah, and full of fury: Jehovah taketh vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

God does not tolerate rivals. The Lord takes revenge. 

The Lord takes revenge and is full of anger. 

The Lord takes revenge against his enemies 

and holds a grudge against his foes. 

Nahum 1:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The Lord is a jealous and avenging God;

the Lord takes vengeance

and is fierce in wrath.

The Lord takes vengeance against His foes;

He is furious with His enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A jealous and avenging God is the Lord,

the Lord is avenging and wrathful;

the Lord takes vengeance on his adversaries

and rages against his enemies.

Nahum 1:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Yahweh is a jealous God and avenging;

Yahweh is avenging and full of wrath.

Yahweh takes vengeance against his enemies;

he rages against his adversaries.

Nahum 1:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The Lord is a jealous God who punishes people.

He pays them back for the evil things they do.

His anger burns against them.

The Lord punishes his enemies.

He holds his anger back

until the right time to use it.

Nahum 1:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

A jealous and avenging God is the Lord;

The Lord is avenging and wrathful.

The Lord takes vengeance on His adversaries,

And He reserves wrath for His enemies.