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Nahum 1:2–3

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.

fThe Lord is slow to anger and ggreat in power,

and hthe Lord will by no means clear the guilty.

iHis way is in whirlwind and storm,

and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

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Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;

the Lord will not leave the guilty unpunished.

His way is in the whirlwind and the storm,

and clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power,

And will not at all acquit the wicked:

The Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm,

And the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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!

The Lord is slow to get angry, but his power is great,

and he never lets the guilty go unpunished.

He displays his power in the whirlwind and the storm.

The billowing clouds are the dust beneath his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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;

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power,

And will not at all acquit the wicked.

The Lord has His way

In the whirlwind and in the storm,

And the clouds are the dust of His feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

The Lord does not become angry quickly,

and his power is great.

The Lord will not let the guilty go unpunished.

Where the Lord goes, there are whirlwinds and storms,

and the clouds are the dust beneath his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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. Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and will by no means clear the guilty: Jehovah hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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. Jehovah is slow to anger, and great in power, and doth not at all clear the guilty: Jehovah, —his way is in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

God is jealous. 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.

The Lord is patient and has great strength.

The Lord will never let the guilty go unpunished.

Raging winds and storms mark his path,

and clouds are the dust from his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;

the Lord will never leave the guilty unpunished.

His path is in the whirlwind and storm,

and clouds are the dust beneath His feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

The Lord is slow to anger but great in power,

and the Lord will by no means clear the guilty.

His way is in whirlwind and storm,

and the clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

Yahweh is slow to anger but great in power;

and Yahweh will certainly not allow the guilty to go unpunished.

He marches in storm wind and in gale;

storm clouds are the dust of his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (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.

The Lord is slow to get angry.

He is very powerful.

The Lord will not let guilty people go

without punishing them.

When he marches out, he stirs up winds and storms.

Clouds are the dust kicked up by his feet.

Nahum 1:2–3 — 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.

The Lord is slow to anger and great in power,

And the Lord will by no means leave the guilty unpunished.

In whirlwind and storm is His way,

And clouds are the dust beneath His feet.