Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

那鴻書 1:1-15

1以下是關於尼尼微的預言,是伊勒歌斯那鴻的啟示書。

耶和華向尼尼微發怒

2耶和華是痛恨不貞、施行報應的上帝。

耶和華施行報應,充滿烈怒。

耶和華報應祂的仇敵,向他們發烈怒。

3耶和華不輕易發怒,有偉大的能力。

耶和華斷不以有罪的為無罪。

祂行走在旋風和暴風中,

雲彩是祂腳下的塵土。

4祂斥責大海,使大海乾涸;

祂使一切河流枯竭。

巴珊迦密的草木凋零,

黎巴嫩的鮮花衰殘。

5在祂面前,群山震動,丘陵消融。

在祂面前,大地隆起,

世界和世上的一切都戰慄。

6祂發怒,誰能站立?

祂發烈怒,誰能承受?

祂的憤怒如火焰噴湧而出,

磐石在祂面前崩裂。

7耶和華是良善的,

是人患難時的避難所;

祂看顧那些信靠祂的人。

8祂必用滔滔洪水滅絕祂的敵人,

把他們驅逐到黑暗中。

9尼尼微人啊,

你們為何圖謀抵擋耶和華?

祂要徹底毀滅你們,

無需擊打兩次。

10你們像糾結的荊棘,

又像酩酊大醉的人,

要如乾稭被火燒盡。

11你們當中有一個人,

一個邪惡的陰謀者,

圖謀抵擋耶和華。

12耶和華說:

「儘管尼尼微勢力強大、人口眾多,

但必被剷除,化為烏有。

我的子民啊,我使你們受了苦,

但必不再使你們受苦。

13現在我要打碎他們套在你們頸項上的軛,

鬆開你們身上的鎖鏈。」

14尼尼微啊,

耶和華已發出有關你的命令:

「你的名不會傳於後世。

我要摧毀你神廟中雕刻和鑄造的偶像。

我要為你掘好墳墓,

因為你毫無用處。」

15看啊,

傳喜訊、報平安的人穿山越嶺而來。

猶大啊,

慶祝你的節期,

還你許的願吧!

邪惡之人將不再侵擾你,

他們都將被徹底毀滅。

New International Version

Nahum 1:1-15

1A prophecy concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite.

The Lord’s Anger Against Nineveh

2The Lord is a jealous and avenging God;

the Lord takes vengeance and is filled with wrath.

The Lord takes vengeance on his foes

and vents his wrath against his enemies.

3The Lord is slow to anger but great in power;

the Lord will not leave the guilty unpunished.

His way is in the whirlwind and the storm,

and clouds are the dust of his feet.

4He rebukes the sea and dries it up;

he makes all the rivers run dry.

Bashan and Carmel wither

and the blossoms of Lebanon fade.

5The mountains quake before him

and the hills melt away.

The earth trembles at his presence,

the world and all who live in it.

6Who can withstand his indignation?

Who can endure his fierce anger?

His wrath is poured out like fire;

the rocks are shattered before him.

7The Lord is good,

a refuge in times of trouble.

He cares for those who trust in him,

8but with an overwhelming flood

he will make an end of Nineveh;

he will pursue his foes into the realm of darkness.

9Whatever they plot against the Lord

he will bring1:9 Or What do you foes plot against the Lord? / He will bring it to an end;

trouble will not come a second time.

10They will be entangled among thorns

and drunk from their wine;

they will be consumed like dry stubble.1:10 The meaning of the Hebrew for this verse is uncertain.

11From you, Nineveh, has one come forth

who plots evil against the Lord

and devises wicked plans.

12This is what the Lord says:

“Although they have allies and are numerous,

they will be destroyed and pass away.

Although I have afflicted you, Judah,

I will afflict you no more.

13Now I will break their yoke from your neck

and tear your shackles away.”

14The Lord has given a command concerning you, Nineveh:

“You will have no descendants to bear your name.

I will destroy the images and idols

that are in the temple of your gods.

I will prepare your grave,

for you are vile.”

15Look, there on the mountains,

the feet of one who brings good news,

who proclaims peace!

Celebrate your festivals, Judah,

and fulfill your vows.

No more will the wicked invade you;

they will be completely destroyed.1:15 In Hebrew texts this verse (1:15) is numbered 2:1.