Nahum (book of)

Detailed outline of the Book of Nahum

Title (1:1) Nineveh’s Judge (1:2–15) The Lord’s Kindness and Sternness (1:2–8) Nineveh’s Overthrow and Judah’s Joy (1:9–15) Nineveh’s Judgment (ch. 2) Nineveh Besieged (2:1–10) Nineveh’s Desolation Contrasted with Her Former Glory (2:11–13) Nineveh’s Total Destruction (ch. 3) Nineveh’s Sins (3:1–4) Nineveh’s Doom (3:5–19)


Nahum Introduction 1:1 The oracle against Nineveh; the book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite: God Takes Vengeance against His Enemies 1:2 The LORD is a zealous and avenging God; the LORD is avenging and very angry. The LORD takes vengeance against his foes; he sustains his rage against his enemies. 1:3 The LORD is slow to anger but great in power; the LORD

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Nahum – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE BOOK OF NAHUM Commentary by A. R. Faussett   INTRODUCTION Nahum means "consolation" and "vengeance"; symbolizing the "consolation" in the book for God's people, and the "vengeance" coming on their enemies. In the first chapter the two themes alternate; but as the prophet advances, vengeance on the capital of the Assyrian foe is the predominant topic. He