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Nahum 3:8
Art thou better than populous No, that was situated among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea and her wall was from the sea?
Art thou better than No-amon, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about her; whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was of the sea?
Are you better than Thebes, Which was situated by the waters of the Nile, With water surrounding her, Whose defense was the sea (the Nile), Whose wall consisted of the sea?
Are you better than No-amon [Thebes, capital of Upper Egypt], that dwelt by the rivers or canals, that had the waters round about her, whose rampart was a sea [the Nile] and water her wall?
Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?
Are you better than Thebes, situated by the Nile, waters surrounding her, whose fortress is sea and whose city wall is waters?
Are you any better than No-Amon, located among the streams of the Nile, with water all around her, the flood her wall of defense?
Nineveh, do you feel safer than the city of Thebes? The Nile River was its wall of defense.
Art thou better than No-Amon, that was situate among the rivers, [that had] the waters round about her, whose rampart was the sea, [and] of the sea was her wall?
Art thou better than the populous Alexandria, that dwelleth among the rivers? waters are round about it: the sea is its riches, the waters are its walls.
Nineveh, are you better than Thebes on the Nile River? Thebes also had water all around her to protect herself from enemies. She used that water like a wall too.
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, and water her wall?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water round her, her rampart a sea, and water her wall?
You are no better than ·Thebes [L No Amon; C meaning “city of (the god) Amon”; This capital of Upper Egypt, thought to be impregnable, was destroyed by the Assyrians in 663 bc], who sits by the Nile River with water all around her. The river was her ·defense [rampart]; the waters were like a wall around her.
Art thou better than No, which was full of people? that lay in the rivers, and had the waters round about it? whose ditch was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?
Are you better than No-amon, which sits by the streams of the Nile with water surrounding her? The sea was her defense. The water was her wall.
Nineveh, are you any better than Thebes, the capital of Egypt? She too had a river to protect her like a wall—the Nile was her defense.
Are you better than Thebes that sat along the Nile with water surrounding her, whose rampart was the sea, the river her wall?
Nineveh, you are no better than Thebes. She sits by the Nile River with water all around her. The river was her defense. The waters were like a wall around her.
“Are you any better than Thebes, which sits by the upper Nile, surrounded by water? The sea was her defense, the waters her wall of protection.
¶ Art thou better than populous No that was situated among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?
Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?
Art thou better than populous No, that was situate among the rivers, that had the waters round about it, whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was from the sea?
Are you better than Thebes? She who sits at the Nile, surrounded by her waters, her rampart was the sea and water was her wall.
Are you any better than Thebes, straddling the Nile, protected on all sides by the river?
Do you think you’re superior to Egyptian Thebes, proudly invincible on the River Nile, Protected by the great River, walled in by the River, secure? Ethiopia stood guard to the south, Egypt to the north. Put and Libya, strong friends, were ready to step in and help. But you know what happened to her: The whole city was marched off to a refugee camp, Her babies smashed to death in public view on the streets, Her prize leaders auctioned off, her celebrities put in chain gangs. Expect the same treatment, Nineveh. You’ll soon be staggering like a bunch of drunks, Wondering what hit you, looking for a place to sleep it off. All your forts are like peach trees, the lush peaches ripe, ready for the picking. One shake of the tree and they fall straight into hungry mouths. Face it: Your warriors are wimps. You’re sitting ducks. Your borders are gaping doors, inviting your enemies in. And who’s to stop them?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, whose rampart was the sea, and whose wall was the water?
Are you better than No-amon, which sits by the streams of the Nile with water surrounding her? The sea was her defense. The water was her wall.
Are you better than No-amon that was set among the Nile’s canals, Surrounded by waters, with the river for her rampart and water for her wall?
Are you better than No-amon, Which was situated by the waters of the Nile, With water surrounding her, Whose rampart was the sea, Whose wall consisted of the sea?
You are no better than Thebes, who sits by the Nile River with water all around her. The river was her defense; the waters were like a wall around her.
You are no more secure than Thebes— she was located on the banks of the Nile; the waters surrounded her, her rampart was the sea, the water was her wall.
Nineveh, are you better than Thebes on the Nile River? There was water all around that city. The river helped to keep it safe. The waters were like a wall around it.
Are you better than Thebes, situated on the Nile, with water around her? The river was her defense, the waters her wall.
Are you better than Thebes, situated on the Nile, with water around her? The river was her defence, the waters her wall.
Are you better than No Amon That was situated by the River, That had the waters around her, Whose rampart was the sea, Whose wall was the sea?
Are you better than Thebes, which is by the Nile River? Water was all around her. The sea kept her safe, for the water was her wall.
Are you any better than the city of Thebes, situated on the Nile River, surrounded by water? She was protected by the river on all sides, walled in by water.
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, water her wall?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, water her wall?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, water her wall?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, water her wall?
Art thou better than No Amon (Thebes), that was situated on the Nile, that had the mayim round about it, whose rampart was the yam, and her waters were her chomah?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, and water her wall?
Are you better than Thebes that sat by the Nile, with water around her, her rampart a sea, and water her wall?
Are you better than No-amon, situated among channels of the Nile, water surrounding her, whose fortress and wall was water?
Are you any stronger than the city of Thebes in its glory days? Sitting at the edge of the Nile, its waters created a moat of protection on one side of her. The Red Sea was a perfect defense against her eastern enemies, As good as the protection of a wall.
Are you better than No-Amon, who was situated among the rivers, who had the waters around her; whose rampart was the sea, and her wall was of the sea?
Whether thou art better than Alexandria of peoples, that dwelleth in floods? Waters be in compass thereof, whose riches is the sea, waters be [the] walls thereof. (Art thou any better than Thebes, or No, of the peoples of Egypt, which is set by the river? Water is all around it, and its protection cometh from the sea, yea, the waters be its walls.)
Art thou better than No-Ammon, That is dwelling among brooks? Waters she hath round about her, Whose bulwark [is] the sea, waters her wall.
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