Contemporary English Version
The Power of Assyria Will Be Broken
7 The Lord is good.
He protects those who trust him
in times of trouble.
8 But like a roaring flood,
the Lord chases his enemies
into dark places
and destroys them.
9 So don’t plot against the Lord!
He wipes out his enemies,
and they never revive.
New International Version
7 The Lord is good,(A)
a refuge in times of trouble.(B)
He cares for(C) those who trust in him,(D)
8 but with an overwhelming flood(E)
he will make an end of Nineveh;
he will pursue his foes into the realm of darkness.
- Nahum 1:9 Or What do you foes plot against the Lord? / He will bring it