24 The people rise like a lioness;(A)
    they rouse themselves like a lion(B)
that does not rest till it devours its prey
    and drinks the blood(C) of its victims.”

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27 “Then tell them, ‘This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: Drink, get drunk(A) and vomit, and fall to rise no more because of the sword(B) I will send among you.’

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10 They will be entangled among thorns(A)
    and drunk(B) from their wine;
    they will be consumed like dry stubble.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Nahum 1:10 The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.

11 You too will become drunk;(A)
    you will go into hiding(B)
    and seek refuge from the enemy.

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for they have shed the blood of your holy people and your prophets,(A)
    and you have given them blood to drink(B) as they deserve.”

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