KJV LexiconThy shepherds
to tend a flock; i.e. pasture it; intransitively, to graze; generally to rule; by extension, to associate with (as a friend)
to slumber (from drowsiness) -- sleep, slumber.
a king -- king, royal.
Ashshur, the second son of Shem; also his descendants and the country occupied by them (i.e. Assyria), its region and its empire
wide or (generally) large; figuratively, powerful -- excellent, famous, gallant, glorious, goodly, lordly, mighty(-ier one), noble, principal, worthy.
to reside or permanently stay -- abide, continue, (cause to, make to) dwell(-er), have habitation, inhabit, lay, place, (cause to) remain, rest, set (up).
in the dust thy people
a people (as a congregated unit); specifically, a tribe (as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops or attendants; figuratively, a flock -- folk, men, nation, people.
to spread; figuratively, act proudly -- grow up, be grown fat, spread selves, be scattered.
upon the mountains
a mountain or range of hills (sometimes used figuratively) -- hill (country), mount(-ain), promotion.
and no man gathereth
to grasp, i.e. collect -- assemble (selves), gather (bring) (together, selves together, up), heap, resort, surely, take up.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Your shepherds are sleeping, O king of Assyria; Your nobles are lying down. Your people are scattered on the mountains And there is no one to regather them.
King James Bible
Thy shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: thy nobles shall dwell in the dust: thy people is scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathereth them.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
King of Assyria, your shepherds slumber; your officers sleep. Your people are scattered across the mountains with no one to gather them together.
International Standard Version
Hey king of Assyria! Your shepherds are asleep and your nobles are lying down! Your people lie scattered on the mountains, and there is no one to gather them together.
Your shepherds are sleeping, O king of Assyria! Your officers are slumbering! Your people are scattered like sheep on the mountains and there is no one to regather them!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your shepherds, king of Assyria, have fallen into a deep sleep. Your best fighting men are at rest. Your people are scattered on the mountains, and there is no one to gather them.
King James 2000 Bible
Your shepherds slumber, O king of Assyria: your nobles shall dwell in the dust: your people are scattered upon the mountains, and no man gathers them.
Nahum 3:18 NIV
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