Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Nahum 2:8 in English Standard Version "Nineveh is like a pool whose waters run away. “Halt! Halt!” they cry, but none turns back." Jer 46:5 Why have I seen it? They are dismayed and have turned backward. Their warriors are beaten down and have fled in haste; they look not back— terror on every side! declares the Lord. Na 1:1 An oracle concerning Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum of Elkosh.