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Micah 7 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:1 - My wo is to me, for I have been As gatherings of summer-fruit, As gleanings of harvest, There is no cluster to eat, The first-ripe fruit desired hath my soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:2 - Perished hath the kind out of the land, And upright among men -- there are none, All of them for blood lie in wait, Each his brother they hunt with a net.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:3 - On the evil are both hands to do it well, The prince is asking -- also the judge -- for recompence, And the great -- he is speaking the mischief of his soul, And they wrap it up.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:4 - Their best one is as a brier, The upright one -- than a thorn-hedge, The day of thy watchmen -- Thy visitation -- hath come. Now is their perplexity.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:5 - Believe not in a friend, trust not in a leader, From her who is lying in thy bosom keep the openings of thy mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:6 - For a son is dishonouring a father, A daughter hath stood against her mother, A daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law, The enemies of each are the men of his house.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:7 - And I -- in Jehovah I do watch, I do wait for the God of my salvation, Hear me doth my God.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:8 - Thou dost not rejoice over me, O mine enemy, When I have fallen, I have risen, When I sit in darkness Jehovah is a light to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:9 - The indignation of Jehovah I do bear, For I have sinned against Him, Till that He doth plead my cause, And hath executed my judgment, He doth bring me forth to the light, I look on His righteousness.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:10 - And see doth mine enemy, And cover her doth shame, Who saith unto me, 'Where is Jehovah thy God?' Mine eyes do look on her, Now she is for a treading-place, As mire of the out-places.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:11 - The day to build thy walls! That day -- removed is the limit.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:12 - That day -- even unto thee it doth come in, From Asshur and the cities of the fortress, And from the fortress even unto the river, And from sea to sea, and mount to mount.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:13 - And the land hath been for a desolation, Because of its inhabitants, Because of the fruit of their doings.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:14 - Rule Thou Thy people with Thy rod, The flock of Thine inheritance, Dwelling alone in a forest in the midst of Carmel, They enjoy Bashan and Gilead as in days of old.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:15 - According to the days of thy coming forth out of the land of Egypt, I do shew it wonderful things.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:16 - See do nations, and they are ashamed of all their might, They lay a hand on the mouth, their ears are deaf.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:17 - They lick dust as a serpent, as fearful things of earth, They tremble from their enclosures, Of Jehovah our God they are afraid, Yea, they are afraid of Thee.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:18 - Who is a God like Thee? taking away iniquity, And passing by the transgression of the remnant of His inheritance, He hath not retained for ever His anger, Because He -- He delighteth in kindness.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:19 - He doth turn back, He pitieth us, He doth subdue our iniquities, And Thou castest into the depths of the sea all their sins.

Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:20 - Thou givest truth to Jacob, kindness to Abraham, That thou hast sworn to our fathers, from the days of antiquity!
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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