KJV LexiconShe is empty
emptiness (as adjective) -- empty.
emptiness -- void.
to annihilate -- (make) waste.
and the heart
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
to liquefy; figuratively, to waste (with disease), to faint (with fatigue, fear or grief) -- discourage, faint, be loosed, melt (away), refuse, utterly.
and the knees
a knee -- knee.
a tottering -- smite together.
and much pain
writhing (in childbirth); by implication, terror -- (great, much) pain.
is in all loins
the waist or small of the back; only in plural the loins -- + greyhound, loins, side.
and the faces
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.)
of them all gather
to grasp, i.e. collect -- assemble (selves), gather (bring) (together, selves together, up), heap, resort, surely, take up.
illuminated, i.e. a glow; as noun, a flush (of anxiety) -- blackness.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
She is emptied! Yes, she is desolate and waste! Hearts are melting and knees knocking! Also anguish is in the whole body And all their faces are grown pale!
King James Bible
She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melteth, and the knees smite together, and much pain is in all loins, and the faces of them all gather blackness.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Desolation, decimation, devastation! Hearts melt, knees tremble, loins shake, every face grows pale!
International Standard Version
Nineveh is devastated, deserted, and desolate. Her heart melts, her knees knock. Every stomach is upset, every face grows pale.
Destruction, devastation, and desolation! Their hearts faint, their knees tremble, each stomach churns, each face turns pale!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Nineveh is destroyed, deserted, demolished. Hearts are melting. Knees are knocking. Every stomach becomes upset. Every face turns pale.
King James 2000 Bible
She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melts, and the knees strike together, and much pain is on all sides, and the faces of them all grow pale.
Nahum 2:10 NIV
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