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Nahum 1:5

    Nahum 1:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yes, the world, and all that dwell therein.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt; and the earth is upheaved at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The mountains are shaking because of him, and the hills flowing away; the earth is falling to bits before him, the world and all who are in it.

    Webster's Revision

    The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt; and the earth is upheaved at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.

    World English Bible

    The mountains quake before him, and the hills melt away. The earth trembles at his presence, yes, the world, and all who dwell in it.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt; and the earth is upheaved at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein.

    Definitions for Nahum 1:5

    Yea - Yes; certainly.

    Barnes' Notes on Nahum 1:5

    The mountains quaked at Him, and the hills melted - As of their own accord. The words are a renewal of those of Amos Amo 9:13. Inanimate nature is pictured as endowed with the terror, which guilt feels at the presence of God. All power; whether greater or less, whatsoever lifteth itself up, shall give way in that Day, which shall be "upon all the cedars of Lebanon that are high and lifted up, and upon all the oaks of Bashan, and upon all the high mountains, and upon all the hills that are lifted up" Isaiah 2:13-14. "And the earth is burned" (rather lifteth itself up; as an an earthquake it seems, as it were, to rise and sink down, lifting itself as if to meet its God or to flee. What is strongest, shaketh; what is hardest, melteth; yea, the whole world trembles and is removed. : "If," said even Jews of old, "when God made Himself known in mercy, to give the law to His people, the world was so moved at His presence, how much more, when He shall reveal Himself in wrath!" The words are so great that they bear the soul on to the time, when the heaven and earth shall flee away from the Face of Him "Who sitteth on the throne, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat" Revelation 20:11; 2 Peter 3:10. And since all judgments are images of the Last, and the awe at tokens of God's presence is a shadow of the terror of that coming, he adds,