Nahum 3:1
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King James Version
Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; the prey departeth not;

Darby Bible Translation
Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and violence; the prey departeth not.

World English Bible
Woe to the bloody city! It is all full of lies and robbery. The prey doesn't depart.

Young's Literal Translation
Woe to the city of blood, She is all with lies -- burglary -- full, Prey doth not depart.

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King James Translators' Notes

bloody...: Heb. city of bloods

Geneva Study Bible

Woe to the bloody city! it is all full of lies and robbery; {a} the prey departeth not;

(a) It never ceases to spoil and rob.Nahum 3:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Nahum
Poetically the little book of Nahum is one of the finest in the Old Testament. Its descriptions are vivid and impetuous: they set us before the walls of the beleaguered Nineveh, and show us the war-chariots of her enemies darting to and fro like lightning, ii. 4, the prancing steeds, the flashing swords, the glittering spears, iii. 2,3. The poetry glows with passionate joy as it contemplates the ruin of cruel and victorious Assyria. In the opening chapter, i., ii. 2, Jehovah is represented as coming
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Psalm 62:10
Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.

Ezekiel 24:6
Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is therein, and whose scum is not gone out of it! bring it out piece by piece; let no lot fall upon it.

Ezekiel 24:9
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great.

Nahum 2:13
Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots in the smoke, and the sword shall devour thy young lions: and I will cut off thy prey from the earth, and the voice of thy messengers shall no more be heard.

Habakkuk 2:12
Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by iniquity!

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