Nahum 3:9
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Ethiopiaכּ֥וּשׁ
(kush)
3568a: a son of Ham, also his desc., also a land in the S. Nile Valleyprobably of foreign origin
was [her] might,עָצְמָ֛ה
(a·tze·mah)
6109: mightfrom atsom
And Egyptוּמִצְרַ֖יִם
(u·mitz·ra·yim)
4714: a son of Ham, also his desc. and their country in N.W. Africaof uncertain derivation
too, withoutוְאֵ֣ין
(ve·'ein)
369: nothing, noughta prim. root
limits.קֵ֑צֶה
(ke·tzeh;)
7097b: an endfrom qatsah
Putפּ֣וּט
(put)
6316: a son of Ham, also his desc. and their landof uncertain derivation
and Lubimוְלוּבִ֔ים
(ve·lu·vim,)
3864: inhab. of N. Africaof uncertain derivation
were among her helpers.בְּעֶזְרָתֵֽךְ׃
(be·'ez·ra·tech.)
5833: help, helper, assistancefem. of ezer









KJV Lexicon
Ethiopia
Kuwsh  (koosh)
Cush (or Ethiopia), the name of a son of Ham, and of his territory; also of an Israelite -- Chush, Cush, Ethiopia.
and Egypt
Mitsrayim  (mits-rah'-yim)
Mitsrajim, i.e. Upper and Lower Egypt -- Egypt, Egyptians, Mizraim.
were her strength
`otsmah  (ots-maw')
powerfulness; by extension, numerousness -- abundance, strength.
and it was infinite
'ayin  (ah'-yin)
a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle
qatseh  (kaw-tseh')
an extremity -- after, border, brim, brink, edge, end, (in-)finite, frontier, outmost coast, quarter, shore, (out-)side, some, ut(-ter-)most (part).
Put
Puwt  (poot)
Put, a son of Ham, also the name of his descendants or their region, and of a Persian tribe -- Phut, Put.
and Lubim
Luwbiy  (loo-bee')
partrial from a name probably derived from an unused root meaning to thirst, i.e. a dry region; apparently a Libyan or inhabitant of interior Africa (only in plural) -- Lubim(-s), Libyans.
were thy helpers
`ezrah  (ez-raw')
aid -- help(-ed, -er).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Ethiopia was her might, And Egypt too, without limits. Put and Lubim were among her helpers.

King James Bible
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was infinite; Put and Lubim were thy helpers.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Cush and Egypt were her endless source of strength; Put and Libya were among her allies.

International Standard Version
Sudan was her source of strength, along with Egypt— there were no limits. Put and the Libyans were her allies.

NET Bible
Cush and Egypt had limitless strength; Put and the Libyans were among her allies.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Sudan and Egypt were her endless strength. Put and the Lybians were her help.

King James 2000 Bible
Ethiopia and Egypt were her strength, and it was without limit; Put and Lubim were your helpers.
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