Nahum 2:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The one who scatters 
 
4650: scatterer, disperserfrom puts
has comeעָלָ֥ה
(a·lah)
5927: to go up, ascend, climba prim. root
up againstעַל־
(al-)
5921: upon, above, overfrom alah
you. Manנָצֹ֣ור
(na·tzo·vr)
5341: to watch, guard, keepa prim. root
the fortress,מְצֻרָ֑ה
(me·tzu·rah;)
4694: siegeworks, rampartfrom tsur
watchצַפֵּה־
(tzap·peh-)
6822: to look out or about, spy, keep watcha prim. root
the road;דֶ֙רֶךְ֙
(de·rech)
1870: way, road, distance, journey, mannerfrom darak
Strengthenחַזֵּ֣ק
(chaz·zek)
2388: to be or grow firm or strong, strengthena prim. root
your back,מָתְנַ֔יִם
(ma·te·na·yim,)
4975: loinsfrom an unused word
summonאַמֵּ֥ץ
(am·metz)
553: to be stout, strong, bold, alerta prim. root
allמְאֹֽד׃
(me·'od.)
3966: muchness, force, abundancefrom an unused word
[your] strength.כֹּ֖חַ
(ko·ach)
3581b: strength, powerfrom an unused word









KJV Lexicon
He that dasheth in pieces
puwts  (poots)
to dash in pieces, literally or figuratively (especially to disperse)
is come up
`alah  (aw-law')
to ascend, intransitively (be high) or actively (mount); used in a great variety of senses, primary and secondary, literal and figurative (as follow)
before thy face
paniym  (paw-neem')
the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.)
keep
natsar  (naw-tsar')
to guard, in a good sense (to protect, maintain, obey, etc.) or a bad one (to conceal, etc.)
the munition
mtsuwrah  (mets-oo-raw')
a hemming in, i.e. (objectively) a mound (of siege), or (subjectively) a rampart (of protection), (abstractly) fortification -- fenced (city, fort, munition, strong hold.
watch
tsaphah  (tsaw-faw')
to lean forward, i.e. to peer into the distance; by implication, to observe, await -- behold, espy, look up (well), wait for, (keep the) watch(-man).
the way
derek  (deh'-rek)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
make thy loins
mothen  (mo'-then)
the waist or small of the back; only in plural the loins -- + greyhound, loins, side.
strong
chazaq  (khaw-zak')
to fasten upon; hence, to seize, be strong (figuratively, courageous, causatively strengthen, cure, help, repair, fortify), obstinate; to bind, restrain, conquer
fortify
'amats  (aw-mats')
to be alert, physically (on foot) or mentally (in courage)
thy power
koach  (ko'-akh)
from an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard
mightily
m`od  (meh-ode')
vehemence, i.e. (with or without preposition) vehemently; by implication, wholly, speedily, etc.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The one who scatters has come up against you. Man the fortress, watch the road; Strengthen your back, summon all your strength.

King James Bible
He that dasheth in pieces is come up before thy face: keep the munition, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
One who scatters is coming up against you. Man the fortifications! Watch the road! Brace yourself! Summon all your strength!

International Standard Version
You are being attacked by advancing forces! Guard your rampart! Watch your roads! Prepare yourselves! Marshall your defenses!

NET Bible
The watchmen of Nineveh shout: "An enemy who will scatter you is marching out to attack you!" "Guard the rampart! Watch the road! Prepare yourselves for battle! Muster your mighty strength!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The one who will scatter you is coming to attack you. Guard your fortress! Keep a lookout on the road! Prepare for battle! Be very courageous!

King James 2000 Bible
He that dashes in pieces has come up before your face: keep the fortress, watch the road, make your flanks strong, fortify your power mightily.
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