The Woe of Nineveh

Woe to the (A)bloody city!
It is all full of lies and robbery.
Its [a]victim never departs.
The noise of a whip
And the noise of rattling wheels,
Of galloping horses,
Of [b]clattering chariots!
Horsemen charge with bright sword and glittering spear.
There is a multitude of slain,
A great number of bodies,
Countless corpses—
They stumble over the corpses—

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 3:1 Lit. prey
  2. Nahum 3:2 bounding or jolting