“Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him.”
King James Version (KJV)
1:4 The flower - Whatever flourished thereon; the blossoms, and flowers which were wont to be the glory of it.
1:7 Knoweth - He approves, owns, and preserves them.
1:8 An over - running flood - His judgments like a mighty flood that overflows all banks, shall swallow up Assyria. Thereof - Of Nineveh, that is Nineveh itself. Darkness - Troubles, and desolating afflictions.