Nahum 2:6
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
The gatesשַׁעֲרֵ֥י
(sha·'a·rei)
8179: a gatefrom an unused word
of the riversהַנְּהָרֹ֖ות
(han·ne·ha·ro·vt)
5104: a stream, riverfrom nahar
are openedנִפְתָּ֑חוּ
(nif·ta·chu;)
6605a: to opena prim. root
And the palaceוְהַֽהֵיכָ֖ל
(ve·ha·hei·chol)
1964: a palace, templea prim. root
is dissolved.נָמֹֽוג׃
(na·mo·vg.)
4127: to melta prim. root









KJV Lexicon
The gates
sha`ar  (shah'-ar)
an opening, i.e. door or gate -- city, door, gate, port (-er).
of the rivers
nahar  (naw-hawr')
a stream (including the sea; expec. the Nile, Euphrates, etc.); figuratively, prosperity -- flood, river.
shall be opened
pathach  (paw-thakh')
to open wide; specifically, to loosen, begin, plough, carve
and the palace
heykal  (hay-kawl')
a large public building, such as a palace or temple -- palace, temple.
shall be dissolved
muwg  (moog)
to melt, i.e. literally (to soften, flow down, disappear), or figuratively (to fear, faint) -- consume, dissolve, (be) faint(-hearted), melt (away), make soft.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The gates of the rivers are opened And the palace is dissolved.

King James Bible
The gates of the rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall be dissolved.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The river gates are opened, and the palace erodes away.

International Standard Version
The river gates will be opened, and the palace will collapse.

NET Bible
The sluice gates are opened; the royal palace is deluged and dissolves.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The gates of the rivers are opened, and the palace melts away.

King James 2000 Bible
The gates of the rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall be dissolved.
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