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Nahum 3:16

16  You increased xyour merchants

more than the stars of the heavens.

wThe locust spreads its wings and flies away.

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Nahum 3:16 — The New International Version (NIV)

16 You have increased the number of your merchants

till they are more numerous than the stars in the sky,

but like locusts they strip the land

and then fly away.

Nahum 3:16 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven:

The cankerworm spoileth, and flieth away.

Nahum 3:16 — New Living Translation (NLT)

16 Your merchants have multiplied

until they outnumber the stars.

But like a swarm of locusts,

they strip the land and fly away.

Nahum 3:16 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

16 You have multiplied your merchants more than the stars of heaven.

The locust plunders and flies away.

Nahum 3:16 — New Century Version (NCV)

16 Your traders are more than the stars in the sky,

but like locusts, they strip the land and then fly away.

Nahum 3:16 — American Standard Version (ASV)

16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants above the stars of heaven: the canker-worm ravageth, and fleeth away.

Nahum 3:16 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

16 Thou hast multiplied thy merchants more than the stars of the heavens; the cankerworm spreadeth himself out and flieth away.

Nahum 3:16 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

16 You have produced more businessmen than there are stars in the sky. 

⸤They are⸥ like locusts that attack and then fly away. 

Nahum 3:16 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

16 You have made your merchants

more numerous than the stars of the sky.

The young locust strips the land

and flies away.

Nahum 3:16 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 You increased your merchants

more than the stars of the heavens.

The locust sheds its skin and flies away.

Nahum 3:16 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

16 You have increased your merchants more than the stars of heaven;

like the locust they will shed their skin and fly away.

Nahum 3:16 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

16 You have more traders

than the number of stars in the sky.

But like locusts they strip the land.

Then they fly away.

Nahum 3:16 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

16 You have increased your traders more than the stars of heaven

The creeping locust strips and flies away.