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Micah 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:1 - The word of the LORD that came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.

The Coming Destruction

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:2 - Hear, you peoples, all of you;[fn]
pay attention, O earth, and all that is in it,
and let the Lord GOD be a witness against you,
the Lord from his holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:3 - For behold, the LORD is coming out of his place,
and will come down and tread upon the high places of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:4 - And the mountains will melt under him,
and the valleys will split open,
like wax before the fire,
like waters poured down a steep place.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:5 - All this is for the transgression of Jacob
and for the sins of the house of Israel.
What is the transgression of Jacob?
Is it not Samaria?
And what is the high place of Judah?
Is it not Jerusalem?
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:6 - Therefore I will make Samaria a heap in the open country,
a place for planting vineyards,
and I will pour down her stones into the valley
and uncover her foundations.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:7 - All her carved images shall be beaten to pieces,
all her wages shall be burned with fire,
and all her idols I will lay waste,
for from the fee of a prostitute she gathered them,
and to the fee of a prostitute they shall return.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:8 - For this I will lament and wail;
I will go stripped and naked;
I will make lamentation like the jackals,
and mourning like the ostriches.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:9 - For her wound is incurable,
and it has come to Judah;
it has reached to the gate of my people,
to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:10 - Tell it not in Gath;
weep not at all;
in Beth-le-aphrah
roll yourselves in the dust.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:11 - Pass on your way,
inhabitants of Shaphir,
in nakedness and shame;
the inhabitants of Zaanan
do not come out;
the lamentation of Beth-ezel
shall take away from you its standing place.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:12 - For the inhabitants of Maroth
wait anxiously for good,
because disaster has come down from the LORD
to the gate of Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:13 - Harness the steeds to the chariots,
inhabitants of Lachish;
it was the beginning of sin
to the daughter of Zion,
for in you were found
the transgressions of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:14 - Therefore you shall give parting gifts[fn]
to Moresheth-gath;
the houses of Achzib shall be a deceitful thing
to the kings of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:15 - I will again bring a conqueror to you,
inhabitants of Mareshah;
the glory of Israel
shall come to Adullam.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 1:16 - Make yourselves bald and cut off your hair,
for the children of your delight;
make yourselves as bald as the eagle,
for they shall go from you into exile.
ESV Footnotes
Hebrew all of them
Or give dowry
ESV

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