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Nineveh


1. Origin and antiquity of. Ge 10:11.

2. Situated on the river Tigris. Na 2:6,8.

3. The ancient capital of Assyria. 2Ki 19:36; Isa 37:37.

4. Called the bloody city. Na 3:1.

5. Described as

a. Great. Jon 1:2; 3:2.

b. Extensive. Jon 3:3.

c. Rich. Na 2:9.

d. Strong. Na 3:12.

e. Commercial. Na 3:16.

f. Populous. Jon 4:11.

g. Vile. Na 1:14.

h. Wicked. Jon 1:2.

i. Idolatrous. Na 1:14.

j. Full of joy and carelessness. Zep 2:15.

k. Full of lies and robbery. Na 3:1.

l. Full of witchcraft. Na 3:4.

6. Jonah sent to proclaim the destruction of. Jon 1:2; 3:1,2,4.

7. Inhabitants of, repented at Jonah’s preaching. Jon 3:5-9; Mt 12:41; Lu 11:32.

8. Destruction of, averted. Joh 3:10; 4:11.

9. Predictions respecting

a. Coming up of the Babylonish armies against. Na 2:1-4; 3:2.

b. Destruction of its people. Na 1:12; 3:3.

c. Spoiling of its treasures. Na 2:9.

d. Destruction of its idols. Na 1:14; 2:7.

e. Degradation and contempt put on. Na 3:5-7; Zep 2:15.

f. Utter destruction. Na 1:8,9.

g. Complete desolation. Zep 2:13-15.

h. Feebleness of its people. Na 3:13.

i. Being taken while people were drunk. Na 1:10; 3:11.

j. Captivity of its people. Na 3:10.