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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Nahum


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope1
1 The consuming wrath of God (1:1-8) 1-1
2 Evil plot (1:9-11) 1-1
3 Breaking the yoke (1:12-14 ) 1-1
4 Good news for Judah (2:1-3) 1-1
5 The destruction of the wicked city (2:4-11) 1-1
6 Ruin imminent and inevitable (2:12-3:6) 1-1
7 Judgment on Nineveh (3:7-19) 1-1

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