Nahum 1:8
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
But with an overflowingעֹבֵ֔ר
(o·ver,)
5674a: to pass over, through, or by, pass ona prim. root
floodוּבְשֶׁ֣טֶף
(u·ve·she·tef)
7858: a floodfrom shataph
He will makeיַעֲשֶׂ֣ה
(ya·'a·seh)
6213a: do, makea prim. root
a complete endכָּלָ֖ה
(ka·lah)
3617: completion, complete destruction, consumption, annihilationfrom kalah
of its site,מְקֹומָ֑הּ
(me·ko·v·mah;)
4725: a standing place, placefrom qum
And will pursueיְרַדֶּף־
(ye·rad·def-)
7291: to pursue, chase, persecutea prim. root
His enemies 
 
340: to be hostile toa prim. root
into darkness.חֹֽשֶׁךְ
(cho·shech.)
2822: darkness, obscurityfrom chashak









KJV Lexicon
But with an overrunning
`abar  (aw-bar')
to cross over; used very widely of any transition (literal or figurative; transitive, intransitive, intensive, causative); specifically, to cover (in copulation)
flood
sheteph  (sheh'-tef)
a deluge -- flood, outrageous, overflowing.
he will make
`asah  (aw-saw')
to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application
an utter end
kalah  (kaw-law')
a completion; adverb, completely; also destruction -- altogether, (be, utterly) consume(-d), consummation(-ption), was determined, (full, utter) end, riddance.
of the place
maqowm  (maw-kome')
a standing, i.e. a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind)
thereof and darkness
choshek  (kho-shek')
the dark; hence (literally) darkness; figuratively, misery, destruction, death, ignorance, sorrow, wickedness -- dark(-ness), night, obscurity.
shall pursue
radaph  (raw-daf')
to run after (usually with hostile intent; figuratively (of time) gone by) -- chase, put to flight, follow (after, on), hunt, (be under) persecute(-ion, -or), pursue(-r).
his enemies
'oyeb  (o-yabe')
hating; an adversary -- enemy, foe.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But with an overflowing flood He will make a complete end of its site, And will pursue His enemies into darkness.

King James Bible
But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of the place thereof, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But He will completely destroy Nineveh with an overwhelming flood, and He will chase His enemies into darkness.

International Standard Version
But with an overwhelming deluge he will bring utter desolation to Nineveh, and his enemies he will pursue with darkness.

NET Bible
But with an overwhelming flood he will make a complete end of Nineveh; he will drive his enemies into darkness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He will put an end to Nineveh with a devastating flood. He will pursue his enemies with darkness.

King James 2000 Bible
But with an overrunning flood he will make an utter end of its place, and darkness shall pursue his enemies.
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