1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
The majesty of God in goodness to his people, and severity against his enemies.
1:1 ¶ Burden of Nineveh. The Book of the Vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.
1:4 He is pushing against a sea, and drieth it up, Yea, all the floods He hath made dry, Languishing [are] Bashan and Carmel, Yea, the flower of Lebanon [is] languishing.
1:5 Mountains have shaken because of Him, And the hills have been melted; And lifted up [is] the earth at His presence, And the world and all dwelling in it.
1:6 Before His indignation who doth stand? And who riseth up in the heat of His anger? His fury hath been poured out like fire, And the rocks have been broken by Him.
1:8 And with a flood passing over, An end He maketh of its place, And His enemies doth darkness pursue.
1:10 For while princes [are] perplexed, And with their drink are drunken, They have been consumed as stubble fully dried.
1:13 And now I break his rod from off thee, And thy bands I do draw away.
1:15 Lo, on the mountains the feet of one proclaiming tidings, sounding peace! Celebrate, O Judah, thy festivals, complete thy vows, For add no more to pass over into thee doth the worthless, He hath been completely cut off!