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Judges 17 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:1 - There was a man of the hill country of E'phraim, whose name was Micah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:2 - And he said to his mother, "The eleven hundred pieces of silver which were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me; I took it." And his mother said, "Blessed be my son by the LORD."

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:3 - And he restored the eleven hundred pieces of silver to his mother; and his mother said, "I consecrate the silver to the LORD from my hand for my son, to make a graven image and a molten image; now therefore I will restore it to you."

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:4 - So when he restored the money to his mother, his mother took two hundred pieces of silver, and gave it to the silversmith, who made it into a graven image and a molten image; and it was in the house of Micah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:5 - And the man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and installed one of his sons, who became his priest.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:6 - In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:7 - Now there was a young man of Bethlehem in Judah, of the family of Judah, who was a Levite; and he sojourned there.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:8 - And the man departed from the town of Bethlehem in Judah, to live where he could find a place; and as he journeyed, he came to the hill country of E'phraim to the house of Micah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:9 - And Micah said to him, "From where do you come?" And he said to him, "I am a Levite of Bethlehem in Judah, and I am going to sojourn where I may find a place."

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:10 - And Micah said to him, "Stay with me, and be to me a father and a priest, and I will give you ten pieces of silver a year, and a suit of apparel, and your living."

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:11 - And the Levite was content to dwell with the man; and the young man became to him like one of his sons.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:12 - And Micah installed the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 17:13 - Then Micah said, "Now I know that the LORD will prosper me, because I have a Levite as priest."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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