New Living Translation
Nineveh's exile has been decreed, and all the servant girls mourn its capture. They moan like doves and beat their breasts in sorrow.
King James Bible
And Huzzab shall be led away captive, she shall be brought up, and her maids shall lead her as with the voice of doves, tabering upon their breasts.
Darby Bible Translation
And it is decreed: she shall be uncovered, she shall be led away, and her maids shall moan as with the voice of doves, drumming upon their breasts.
World English Bible
It is decreed: she is uncovered, she is carried away; and her handmaids moan as with the voice of doves, beating on their breasts.
Young's Literal Translation
And it is established -- she hath removed, She hath been brought up, And her handmaids are leading as the voice of doves, Tabering on their hearts.
Nahum 2:7 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:7 Huzzab - The queen. The voice of doves - Sighing out their complaints. Upon their breasts - Instead of musical instruments, on which they were used to play, now they only strike their breasts.
Meanwhile, Peter was in the courtyard below. One of the servant girls who worked for the high priest came by
Beat your breasts in sorrow for your bountiful farms and your fruitful grapevines.
Delirious, I chattered like a swallow or a crane, and then I moaned like a mourning dove. My eyes grew tired of looking to heaven for help. I am in trouble, Lord. Help me!"
We growl like hungry bears; we moan like mournful doves. We look for justice, but it never comes. We look for rescue, but it is far away from us.
The survivors who escape to the mountains will moan like doves, weeping for their sins.
The river gates have been torn open! The palace is about to collapse!
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