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After approximately two hundred years of Assyrian kings and rulers, God announced through Nahum His plans to judge the city of Nineveh.

Read more about the book of Nahum.

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Nahum: The Consequences of Negligence

One hundred years after Jonah’s visit, Nahum wrote to the next generations living in Nineveh, announcing judgment because those who had been converted in Jonah’s time had refused to pass on to their children and grandchildren (the people of Nahum’s day) the knowledge and fear of the true God. Negligence led to this terrible consequence. The result? God had to destroy such an apostate people.