This is an overview of the book of Nahum. Nahum was a prophet. What does this books mean and speaks to us? His name means compassionate or comfort. The Glory of God in Bringing Judgement is the main theme. Nations may appear strong , rich and unmovable but God rules over the nations and there history. God gives comfort to His people through His deliverance. God’s Majesty & Power, Destruction of Nineveh, and woe is pronounced on the bloody city .