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Nahum / Habakkuk

by J. Vernon McGee

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    SeriesThru the Bible
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8099540M
    ISBN 10078520587X
    ISBN 109780785205876
    OCLC/WorldCa43413889

      Watch our overview video on the book of Habakkuk, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. In this book, Habakkuk struggles to understand God's goodness in the. Nahum’s announcement was a “comfort” and a “consolation” to the inhabitants of Judah, as it predicted the downfall of Assyria, a savage and cruel enemy of Israel and Judah. The burden of Nineveh. While the book of Jonah records Nineveh’s reprieve, Nahum predicts its destruction. Assyria was the archenemy of Israel and Judah.

    From the Wisdom Commentary series. This volume offers a womanist and feminist analysis of the books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah, attending to translation and textual issues, use of power and agency, and constructions of gender and its significance for the real and metaphorical women in the : Wilda C. M. Gafney.   Author: The author of the Book of Nahum identifies himself as Nahum (in the Hebrew “Consoler” or “Comforter”) the Elkoshite (). There are many theories as to where that city was though there is no conclusive evidence. One such theory is that it refers to the city later called Capernaum (which literally means “the village of Nahum”) at the Sea of Galilee.

    The two prophets, Nahum and Habakkuk, both deal with a common problem in the life of believers: the anger we often feel at God when He does not act as we expect Him to. Nahum's name means "comfort" and though the prophet's message is conveyed in strong and forceful language, nevertheless his message is basically one of comfort to the southern. Habakkuk’s prophecy against wayward Judah and against the wicked Chaldeans was fulfilled. Similar events will soon take place worldwide against the wicked. Highlights From the Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah Print. Share. BIBLE BOOK INTRODUCTION VIDEOS Video Video download options Bible Book Introduction Videos Share. VIDEO.


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The books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah are often neglected by pastor and people alike, to the loss of all concerned. These prophets were not only astute observers of their time and authors of literary distinction, they were also spiritually sensitive men who held a high concern for God’s person and reputation.

Their pronouncements on the greed, materialism, and spiritual and moral decay. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries Book 27) - Kindle edition by Baker, David W. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries Book 27)/5(5).

The book Nahum / Habakkuk book Habakkuk is a compilation of the prophet's laments, not an accusation against Israel and its sin or a message to the people on God's behalf like some of the other prophetic books. Instead, Habakkuk questions God's goodness because he sees so much injustice, evil and tragedy in the world.

The book of Nahum is a collection of poems announcing the downfall of Assyria, one of Israel's worst oppressors. Referencing Daniel, Exodus, Isaiah and Babylon, Nahum shows us that the destruction of Nineveh and Assyria are examples of how God works in history in every Nahum / Habakkuk book.

The most important hint to Habakkuk's time of service and to the date of his book is found in chap. "For, lo, I raise up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation".

Various critics of Habakkuk's book also wanted to misinterpret the name of the Chaldeans (or Chaldees). The Book of Habakkuk reveals a spirit that sharply contrasts Nahum's.

The prophet for whom the book is named does not express hatred toward foreigners, nor does he pronounce doom upon the evildoers among his own people. After first dealing with the relevant background issues of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah -- redemptive-historical setting, theological perspective, date and authorship, and so on -- Robertson applies the care and precision of an exegete and the concern of Cited by: A prophecy concerning Nineveh.

The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite. The LORD’s Anger Against Nineveh - The 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.

The LORD is slow to anger but great in power; the LORD will not leave the guilty unpunished. His way is in the. History and prophecy merge in the books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. The crises of Judah and its neighbors, bewailed by the three prophets, anticipated world-shaking events that were yet to come.

Robertson combines biblical theology with contemporary awareness, confronting readers with the ancient call to repentance and faith. As with every volume of the New International Commentary Pages: NAHUM WRITER: Nahum. “Nahum” means comforter. He is identified (Nahum ) as an Elkoshite. This is all that is known of the writer of this book.

Elkosh was a city in Assyria, a few miles north of the ruins of Nineveh. Nahum could well have lived there and have prophesied to Nineveh, as Daniel did to Babylon later on. The most. The Problem of Assyria. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary ( word vocabulary) on the Books of Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah.

Translators could also find the translated Bible text useful, as the writer translated from the Hebrew tex t. The prophecy that Habakkuk the prophet received. Habakkuk’s Complaint - How long, LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen.

Or cry out to you, “Violence!” but you do not save. Why do you make me look at injustice. Why do you tolerate wrongdoing. Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds. Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never. Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The NIV Application Commentary helps you communica /5. The best commentary on the Book of Nahum is the volume in the NICOT series by O. Palmer Robertson. Like most of the commentaries in this series, it is written from a more conservative perspective and is very accessible.

Robertson is also very helpful at explaining the larger theological themes found within the book. Highly recommended/5(17). Nahum and Habakkuk book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Nahum and Habakkuk” as Want to Read: Nahum lived at the time of Isaiah and Micah and the theme was the judgment of Ninevah.

Jonah lived years before. "Man does not become a sinner because he sins, He sins because he is a sinner/5. Nahum and Habakkuk. Nahum. The theme of the book is the approaching fall of Nineveh, the capital of Assyria, which held sway for centuries and has been regarded as the most brutal of the ancient heathen nations.

The purpose, in keeping with the name of the author, was to comfort his people, so long harassed by Assyria, which was soon to. Composed before B.C.E., the Bible book of Nahum contains that message. The next power to rise is the Babylonian Empire, sometimes ruled by Chaldean kings.

The book of Habakkuk, perhaps completed in B.C.E., foretells how Jehovah will use that world power as his agent for executing judgment and what will eventually befall Babylon. Author: Habakkuk identifies the Book of Habakkuk as an oracle from the Prophet Habakkuk.

Date of Writing: The Book of Habakkuk was likely written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: The prophet Habakkuk decries the sins of Judah but grapples with the fact that God’s chosen people will suffer at the hands of enemies even more wicked than they.

Highlights From the Books of Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah. THE Assyrian world power has already devastated Samaria, the capital of the ten-tribe kingdom of Israel. Assyria has also long been a menace to Judah.

The prophet Nahum of Judah has a word regarding the Assyrian capital, Nineveh. Zephaniah was probably a contemporary of Jeremiah, Nahum, and possibly Habakkuk. His preaching was during the advance of another enemy to Judah, the Scythians.

“ he announced that these pitiless destroyers were Jehovah’s instrument of punishment, and the catastrophe that threatened His day of judgment” (J. Dummelow, ed. A LITERARY LOOK AT NAHUM AND HABAKKUK Because I have written elsewhere concerning the outstanding liter- ary craftsmanship of the book of Nahum, it remains here only to summarize briefly the results of those studies.

I have suggested that Nahum delivers his prophecies of the doom of Nineveh in a File Size: KB.Title: Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk and Zephaniah: New American Commentary [NAC] By: Kenneth L. Barker, Waylon Bailey Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: B&H Books Publication Date: Dimensions: 9 1/4 X 6 1/4 X 1 1/2 (inches) Weight: 1 pound 13 ounces ISBN: ISBN Series: New American Commentary Stock No: WW/5(1).The book of Habakkuk is Narrative History and displays Prophetic Oracle.

Habakkuk wrote it approximately B.C. just before the fall of Judah in the Southern Kingdom. Key personalities are Habakkuk and the Babylonians. As is true of the many other prophets, Habakkuk is a short book.