Nahum 3:15
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Thereם
(m)
8033: there, thithera prim. adverb
fireאֵ֔שׁ
(esh,)
784: a firea prim. root
will consumeתֹּאכְלֵ֣ךְ
(to·che·lech)
398: to eata prim. root
you, The swordחֶ֔רֶב
(che·rev,)
2719: a swordfrom charab
will cut you down;תַּכְרִיתֵ֣ךְ
(tach·ri·tech)
3772: to cut off, cut downa prim. root
It will consumeתֹּאכְלֵ֖ךְ
(to·che·lech)
398: to eata prim. root
you as the locustכַּיָּ֑לֶק
(kai·ya·lek;)
3218: (a kind of) locustfrom an unused word
[does]. Multiplyהִתְכַּבֵּ֣ד
(hit·kab·bed)
3513: to be heavy, weighty, or burdensomea prim. root
yourself like the creeping locust,כַּיֶּ֔לֶק
(kai·ye·lek,)
3218: (a kind of) locustfrom an unused word
Multiplyהִֽתְכַּבְּדִ֖י
(hit·kab·be·di)
3513: to be heavy, weighty, or burdensomea prim. root
yourself like the swarming locust.כָּאַרְבֶּֽה׃
(ka·'ar·beh.)
697: (a kind of) locustfrom rabah









KJV Lexicon
There shall the fire
'esh  (aysh)
fire -- burning, fiery, fire, flaming, hot.
devour
'akal  (aw-kal')
to eat -- at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, freely, in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, quite.
thee the sword
chereb  (kheh'-reb)
drought; also a cutting instrument (from its destructive effect), as a knife, sword, or other sharp implement -- axe, dagger, knife, mattock, sword, tool.
shall cut thee off
karath  (kaw-rath')
to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication, to destroy or consume; specifically, to covenant
it shall eat thee up
'akal  (aw-kal')
to eat -- at all, burn up, consume, devour(-er, up), dine, eat(-er, up), feed (with), food, freely, in...wise(-deed, plenty), (lay) meat, quite.
like the cankerworm
yekeq  (yeh'-lek)
a devourer; specifically, the young locust -- cankerworm, caterpillar.
make thyself many
kabad  (kaw-bad')
to be heavy, i.e. in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively, to make weightybe rich, be (go) sore, stop.
as the cankerworm
yekeq  (yeh'-lek)
a devourer; specifically, the young locust -- cankerworm, caterpillar.
make thyself many
kabad  (kaw-bad')
to be heavy, i.e. in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causatively, to make weightybe rich, be (go) sore, stop.
as the locusts
'arbeh  (ar-beh')
a locust (from its rapid increase) -- grasshopper, locust.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
There fire will consume you, The sword will cut you down; It will consume you as the locust does. Multiply yourself like the creeping locust, Multiply yourself like the swarming locust.

King James Bible
There shall the fire devour thee; the sword shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm: make thyself many as the cankerworm, make thyself many as the locusts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The fire will devour you there; the sword will cut you down. It will devour you like the young locust. Multiply yourselves like the young locust, multiply like the swarming locust!

International Standard Version
In that place fire will consume you, the sword will cut you down, consuming you as locusts do. Multiply yourself like locusts, increase like swarming grasshoppers.

NET Bible
There the fire will consume you; the sword will cut you down; it will devour you like the young locust would. The Assyrian Defenders Will Flee Multiply yourself like the young locust; multiply yourself like the flying locust!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Fire will consume you there. A sword will cut you down. It will consume you like locusts. Multiply like locusts! Multiply like hungry locusts!

King James 2000 Bible
There shall the fire devour you; the sword shall cut you off, it shall eat you up like the locust: make yourself many like the locust, make yourself many like the swarming locusts.
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