THE CURSES OF VASSAL TREATIES OF ESARHADDON (VTE) AND NAHUM CURSES OF NAHUM TAKEN FROM THE CURSES OF ESARHADDON ON HIS VASSALS TO DESCRIBE THE COMING DOOM OF NINEVEH

THE CURSES OF VASSAL TREATIES OF ESARHADDON (VTE) AND NAHUM CURSES OF NAHUM TAKEN FROM THE CURSES OF ESARHADDON ON HIS VASSALS TO DESCRIBE THE COMING DOOM OF NINEVEH The curses against me, Nineveh announced by Nahum exhibit significant parallels with Neo-Assyrian treaty curses. These latter documents differ from other extrabiblical sources inasmuch as they […]

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NAHUM – EXEGESIS CHAPTER 3

NAHUM – EXEGESIS CHAPTER 3 Descriptions of the third and fourth fall of Nineveh This third description of my destruction, chapter 3:1-7 explains further the “why” for my fall, whereas the first two descriptions in the previous chapter gave more of the actual events, the “what” of it. There is much similarity between the descriptions […]

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NAHUM – EXEGESIS CHAPTER 2

NAHUM – EXEGESIS CHAPTER 2 The fearful and victorious armies against Nineveh. Let first read through this chapter: Nahum 2:1 He who scatters has come up before your face. Man the fort! Watch the road! Strengthen your flanks! Fortify your power mightily. Nahum 2:2 For the LORD will restore the excellence of Jacob Like the […]

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NINEVEH

NINEVEH ZEPHANIAH AND NAHUM PREDICT THE FALL OF NINEVEH Before discussing the very serious contents of the book of Nahum, I want to tell you of another letter that was delivered to me. Like the letter of Nahum, this one also warned me of very very very bad news – the demise of me, the […]

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