Nahum
Introduction

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Cruelty and Violence
Absurdities
Injustice
Contradictions
Science and History
Language
Women
Intolerance
Family Values
Sex
Good Stuff

Violence and Cruelty in Nahum

  1. God doesn't just get even. He drowns or burns to death his enemies. 1:8-10

  2. "Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts, and I will burn her chariots." 2:13

  3. "There is a multitude of slain, and a great number of carcasses; and there is none end of their corpses; they stumble upon their corpses." Now that's a lot of dead people. 3:3

  4. God punished Nineveh by enslaving the people and smashing the little children in the streets. 3:10

  5. God says that "the fire shall devour thee, the sword shall cut thee off, it shall eat thee up like the cankerworm." 3:15