Questions about the Book of Nahum

Nahum is the thirtieth-fourth book of the Old Testament. Nahum name means comfort (of God) and is related to the name Nehemiah, very little is known about him. The book of Nahum forms the sequel to the book of Jonah. This book of Nahum can be divided into four parts: 1) The character of God, 2) God’s punishment of his enemies, 3) The destruction of Nineveh detailed, 4) The cause of the destruction. The author of this book is Nahum. Listed below are questions on the book of Nahum. These questions can be used for Sunday school or bible study to help all young converts study the scriptures and may God bless you always.

Nahum Chapter 1

1) Who was the author of the oracle in verse one of this book? (Nahum 1:1)

2) How did Nahum describe the ways of the Lord in verses two through eight? (Nahum 1:2-8)

3) What would Nineveh receive from the Lord, according to these verses? (Nahum 1:2-6)

4) What had Nineveh done against the Lord, according to verse nine through eleven? (Nahum 1:9-11)

5) How would Judah’s affliction end, according to these verses? (Nahum 1:12-15)

Nahum Chapter 2

1) How was Nineveh attacked, according to the first six verses of this book? (Nahum 2:1-6)

2) How did Nahum characterize Nineveh’s immediate future in verses seven through thirteen? (Nahum 2:7-13)

Nahum Chapter 3

1) Why did God judge the city Nineveh, according to the first seven verses? (Nahum 3:1-7)

2) How had Nineveh treated Thebes in these verses of this book? (Nahum 3:8-11)

3) Why were Nineveh’s defense efforts useless, according to verses twelve through nineteen? (Nahum 3:12-19)

4) What was the ultimate destiny of Nineveh in verse nineteen of this book? (Nahum 3:19)

5) How would the people respond to Nineveh’s destruction in verse nineteen? (Nahum 3:19)

Note: I pray that these questions have helped your study and understanding of Gods’ word in the Bible. Please feel free to pass them on to other people if they have helped you.

Your, Brother in Christ

Frank Rose