24 Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes straw
and as dry grass shrivels in the flame,
so their roots will become like something rotten
and their blossoms will blow away like dust,
for they have rejected(A)
the instruction of the Lord of Hosts,
and they have despised
the word of the Holy One of Israel.(B)

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10 For they will be consumed
like entangled thorns,(A)
like the drink of a drunkard
and like straw that is fully dry.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 1:10 Hb obscure

The Day of the Lord

[a]“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.

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Footnotes

  1. Malachi 4:1 Mal 3:19 in Hb

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