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Pamphlet 1667 Nahum kc 5-2

The whole damnable thing is going to go up in smoke!
Take heed!

In our last study we were reading about the destruction of Nineveh, that type of Babylon the great of these end times. We now continue reading about her "fall from greatness" at the hand of Almighty God.

Nahum 2:6
The gates of the rivers shall be opened, and the palace shall be dissolved.
Nineveh was built along the east bank which was the left side (left coast, eh!) of the Tigris River and there was a perennial stream, Khusur, which ran through it along with a canal which ran straight to the Tigris River (see note in Companion Bible). The "gates of the rivers" therefore are the "floodgates" which shall be opened and all her people and great wealth will be drained out, and the palace, that temple, shall be dissolved (consumed as in "melted away").
[7] And Huzzab shall be led away captive, she shall be brought up, and her maids shall lead her as with the voice of doves, tabering upon their breasts.
"Huzzub" refers to the "Queen" or "Queen Mother" even as Babylon is referred to in Rev. 18:7 as a "Queen" who has no need of an husband (Christ the bridegroom) because she claims she is "not a widow", i.e. she is already wed to the false messiah, the king of Assyria (Satan). Oh, she was a sight to behold and thought herself to be invulnerable and that she "shall see no sorrow"! Boy is she in for a surprise at the sound of the 7th Trump!
Rev. 18:7
How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
But she is so WRONG, for God has not forgotten her iniquities and "just like that" her judgment shall come and she shall be no more!
Rev. 18:10
Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.
Her destruction on that Day of Vengeance won't take long, will it?
[11] And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:
Hey, there won't be anything left when the floodgates are opened and she gets flushed down the drain! Let's repeat Nahum 2:7 to fully understand the parallel between Nahum and that which is written in Revelation 18.
Nahum 2:7
And Huzzab shall be led away captive, she shall be brought up, and her maids shall lead her as with the voice of doves*, tabering upon their breasts.
She shall be "led away captive" means she will be "stripped naked" and "exposed" to the whole world, and her servants, the merchants of the earth (see photo above), are going to "lead her" (lead = mourn in Hebrew), meaning they shall "weep and mourn (Rev. 18:7)" over her, and "taber upon their breasts" which means to "beat upon their minds", i.e. "bemoan her"!

*Note: It is quite interesting that the "mourning" is defined as with "the voice of doves", for it is from the Hebrew word for "dove" (Yownah, #3123) that name Jonah (Yonah, #3124) comes. Remember it was Jonah who was sent to Nineveh to preach repentance to them.

Nahum 2:8
But Nineveh is of old like a pool of water: yet they shall flee away. Stand, stand, shall they cry; but none shall look back.
"But" should read "Though" because it prefaces the "yet" in this verse which simply says that though Nineveh used to be filled to the brim with exotic treasures and great wealth like a pool full of water, yet shall she be emptied out when the floodgates are opened. And though her captains, i.e. the "they" who shall cry (who are the "messengers" of vs. 13), will cry "stand and defend her, it shall be to no avail for all her people and great merchants shall flee from her and "stand afar off (Rev. 18:10)" and not go back. So...
[9] Take ye the spoil of silver, take the spoil of gold: for there is none end of the store and glory out of all the pleasant furniture.

[10] She is empty, and void, and waste: and the heart melteth, and the knees smite together, and much pain is in all loins, and the faces of them all gather blackness*.

* Note: See Joel 2:5-7 for further explanation of that which causes people to "tremble" and their faces to turn pale (gather blackness).

Take all the great spoil you want pal, because there shall be NOTHING left of the great wealth and prosperity of the New World Order when that Day of Vengeance comes. It shall ALL GO UP IN SMOKE and the elements (evil rudiments) shall melt with a fervent heat from the fire of His wrath (2 Pet. 3:10)! John gives us a detailed reminder of just how great her vast wealth and power was:

Rev. 18:12
The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

[13] And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.

She has taken captive the whole world Politically, Educationally, Economically and Religiously. Thus are the peoples of earth both "slaves" and sorely "deceived souls". But again, though she thinks no sorrow shall come upon her, she will soon be HISTORY when Yeshua returns.
[14] And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.
The whole damnable thing is going to go up in smoke! Take heed!
[15] The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,
Do you know another reason why many shall be weeping and wailing? Because they will be naked and ashamed and wish to hide themselves from His wrath on that great day of vengeance when Christ returns.
Rev. 6:15
And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;

[16] And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:

[17] For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?

Who shall be able to stand? Well, there is one group who shall stand on that great day and they are the servants of God!

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