Nahum 3:12 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Nahum 3:12, NIV: "All your fortresses are like fig trees with their first ripe fruit; when they are shaken, the figs fall into the mouth of the eater."

Nahum 3:12, ESV: "All your fortresses are like fig trees with first-ripe figs— if shaken they fall into the mouth of the eater."

Nahum 3:12, KJV: "All thy strong holds shall be like fig trees with the firstripe figs: if they be shaken, they shall even fall into the mouth of the eater."

Nahum 3:12, NASB: "All your fortifications are fig trees with ripe fruit— When shaken, they fall into the eater’s mouth."

Nahum 3:12, NLT: "All your fortresses will fall. They will be devoured like the ripe figs that fall into the mouths of those who shake the trees."

Nahum 3:12, CSB: "All your fortresses are fig trees with figs that ripened first; when shaken, they fall--right into the mouth of the eater!"

What does Nahum 3:12 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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