The Book of Micah of the Christian Holy Bible

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


Micah 1:2 Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and  all that therein is: and let the Lord GOD be witness against  you, the Lord from his holy temple. 

Micah 1:3 For, behold, the  LORD cometh forth out of his place, and will come down,  and tread upon the high places of the earth. 

Micah 1:4 And the  mountains shall be molten under him, and the valleys shall  be cleft, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a steep place. 

Micah 1:5 For the transgression of  Jacob is all this, and for the sins of the house of Israel.  What is the transgression of Jacob? is it not Samaria?  and what are the high places of Judah? are they not  Jerusalem? 

Micah 1:6 Therefore I will make Samaria as an heap  of the field, and as plantings of a vineyard: and I will pour  down the stones thereof into the valley, and I will discover  the foundations thereof. 

Micah 1:7 And all the graven images  thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires thereof  shall be burned with the fire, and all the idols thereof will I  lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot,  and they shall return to the hire of an harlot. 

Micah 1:8  Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked:  I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning as the  owls. 

Micah 1:9 For her wound is incurable; for it is come unto  Judah; he is come unto the gate of my people, even to  Jerusalem.  

Micah 1:10 Declare ye it not at Gath, weep ye not at all: in  the house of Aphrah roll thyself in the dust. 

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Micah 1:11 Pass ye  away, thou inhabitant of Saphir, having thy shame naked:  the inhabitant of Zaanan came not forth in the mourning of  Beth-ezel; he shall receive of you his standing. 

Micah 1:12 For  the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil  came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.  



Micah 1:13 O thou inhabitant of Lachish, bind the chariot to the  swift beast: she is the beginning of the sin to the daughter  of Zion: for the transgressions of Israel were found in thee.  

Micah 1:14 Therefore shalt thou give presents to Moreshethgath:  the houses of Achzib shall be a lie to the kings of  Israel. 

Micah 1:15 Yet will I bring an heir unto thee, O  inhabitant of Mareshah: he shall come unto Adullam the  glory of Israel. 
Micah 1:16 Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy  delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they  are gone into captivity from thee.  


Micah 2:1 Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil  upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it,  because it is in the power of their hand. 
Micah 2:2 And they  covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and  take them away: so they oppress a man and his house,  even a man and his heritage. 
Micah 2:3 Therefore thus saith the  LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from  which ye shall not remove your necks; neither shall ye go  haughtily: for this time is evil.  
Micah 2:4 In that day shall one take up a parable against you,  and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be  utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people:  how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath  divided our fields. 
Micah 2:5 Therefore thou shalt have none  that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the  LORD. 
Micah 2:6 Prophesy ye not, say they to them that  prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall  not take shame.  
Micah 2:7 O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the  spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not  my words do good to him that walketh uprightly? 
Micah 2:8  Even of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye pull off  the robe with the garment from them that pass by securely  as men averse from war. 
Micah 2:9 The women of my people  have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their  children have ye taken away my glory for ever. 
Micah 2:10  Arise ye, and depart; for this is not your rest: because it  is polluted, it shall destroy you, even with a sore  destruction. 
Micah 2:11 If a man walking in the spirit and  falsehood do lie, saying, I will prophesy unto thee of wine  and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this  people.  
Micah 2:12 I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee; I will  surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together  as the sheep of Bozrah, as the flock in the midst of their  fold: they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude  of men. 
Micah 2:13 The breaker is come up before them: they  have broken up, and have passed through the gate, and are  gone out by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the  LORD on the head of them.  


Micah 3:1 And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and  ye princes of the house of Israel; Is it not for you to know  judgment? 
Micah 3:2 Who hate the good, and love the evil; who  pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off  their bones; 
Micah 3:3 Who also eat the flesh of my people, and  flay their skin from off them; and they break their bones,  and chop them in pieces, as for the pot, and as flesh within  the caldron. 
Micah 3:4 Then shall they cry unto the LORD, but  he will not hear them: he will even hide his face from them  at that time, as they have behaved themselves ill in their  doings.  
Micah 3:5 Thus saith the LORD concerning the prophets that  make my people err, that bite with their teeth, and cry,  Peace; and he that putteth not into their mouths, they even  prepare war against him. 
Micah 3:6 Therefore night shall be  unto you, that ye shall not have a vision; and it shall be dark  unto you, that ye shall not divine; and the sun shall go down  over the prophets, and the day shall be dark over them.  
Micah 3:7 Then shall the seers be ashamed, and the diviners  confounded: yea, they shall all cover their lips; for there is  no answer of God.  
Micah 3:8 But truly I am full of power by the spirit of the  LORD, and of judgment, and of might, to declare unto  Jacob his transgression, and to Israel his sin. 
Micah 3:9 Hear  this, I pray you, ye heads of the house of Jacob, and princes  of the house of Israel, that abhor judgment, and pervert all  equity. 
Micah 3:10 They build up Zion with blood, and  Jerusalem with iniquity. 
Micah 3:11 The heads thereof judge for  reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the  prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon  the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil  can come upon us. 
Micah 3:12 Therefore shall Zion for your  sake be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become  heaps, and the mountain of the house as the high places of  the forest.  


Micah 4:1 But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the  mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established in  the top of the mountains, and it shall be exalted above the  hills; and people shall flow unto it. 
Micah 4:2 And many nations  shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain  of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he  will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for the law shall go forth of Zion, and the word of the LORD  from Jerusalem.   
Micah 4:3 And he shall judge among many people, and rebuke  strong nations afar off; and they shall beat their swords into  plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall  not lift up a sword against nation, neither shall they learn  war any more. 
Micah 4:4 But they shall sit every man under his  vine and under his fig tree; and none shall make them  afraid: for the mouth of the LORD of hosts hath spoken it.  
Micah 4:5 For all people will walk every one in the name of his  god, and we will walk in the name of the LORD our God  for ever and ever. 
Micah 4:6 In that day, saith the LORD, will I  assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven  out, and her that I have afflicted; 
Micah 4:7 And I will make her  that halted a remnant, and her that was cast far off a strong  nation: and the LORD shall reign over them in mount Zion  from henceforth, even for ever.  
Micah 4:8 And thou, O tower of the flock, the strong hold of  the daughter of Zion, unto thee shall it come, even the first  dominion; the kingdom shall come to the daughter of  Jerusalem. 
Micah 4:9 Now why dost thou cry out aloud? is  there no king in thee? is thy counsellor perished? for pangs  have taken thee as a woman in travail. 
Micah 4:10 Be in pain,  and labour to bring forth, O daughter of Zion, like a woman  in travail: for now shalt thou go forth out of the city, and  thou shalt dwell in the field, and thou shalt go even to  Babylon; there shalt thou be delivered; there the LORD  shall redeem thee from the hand of thine enemies.  
Micah 4:11 Now also many nations are gathered against thee,  that say, Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion.  
Micah 4:12 But they know not the thoughts of the LORD,  neither understand they his counsel: for he shall gather them  as the sheaves into the floor. 
Micah 4:13 Arise and thresh, O  daughter of Zion: for I will make thine horn iron, and I will  make thy hoofs brass: and thou shalt beat in pieces many  people: and I will consecrate their gain unto the LORD, and  their substance unto the Lord of the whole earth.  


Micah 5:1 Now gather thyself in troops, O daughter of troops:  he hath laid siege against us: they shall smite the judge of  Israel with a rod upon the cheek. 
Micah 5:2 But thou, Bethlehem  Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of  Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is  to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of  old, from everlasting. 
Micah 5:3 Therefore will he give them up,  until the time that she which travaileth hath brought forth:  then the remnant of his brethren shall return unto the  children of Israel.  
Micah 5:4 And he shall stand and feed in the strength of the  LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God;  and they shall abide: for now shall he be great unto the ends  of the earth. 
Micah 5:5 And this man shall be the peace, when  the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall  tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven  shepherds, and eight principal men. 
Micah 5:6 And they shall  waste the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of  Nimrod in the entrances thereof: thus shall he deliver us  from the Assyrian, when he cometh into our land, and when  he treadeth within our borders. 
Micah 5:7 And the remnant of  Jacob shall be in the midst of many people as a dew from  the LORD, as the showers upon the grass, that tarrieth not  for man, nor waiteth for the sons of men.  
Micah 5:8 And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the  Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the  beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of  sheep: who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and  teareth in pieces, and none can deliver. 
Micah 5:9 Thine hand  shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries, and all thine  enemies shall be cut off. 
Micah 5:10 And it shall come to pass in  that day, saith the LORD, that I will cut off thy horses out  of the midst of thee, and I will destroy thy chariots: 
Micah 5:11  And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all  thy strong holds: 
Micah 5:12 And I will cut off witchcrafts out  of thine hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers:   
Micah 5:13 Thy graven images also will I cut off, and thy  standing images out of the midst of thee; and thou shalt no  more worship the work of thine hands. 
Micah 5:14 And I will  pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee: so will I  destroy thy cities. 
Micah 5:15 And I will execute vengeance in  anger and fury upon the heathen, such as they have not  heard.  

Micah 6:1 Hear ye now what the LORD saith; Arise, contend  thou before the mountains, and let the hills hear thy voice.  
Micah 6:2 Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD’S controversy, and  ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a  controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.  
Micah 6:3 O my people, what have I done unto thee? and  wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me. 
Micah 6:4 For I  brought thee up out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed thee  out of the house of servants; and I sent before thee Moses,  Aaron, and Miriam. 
Micah 6:5 O my people, remember now  what Balak king of Moab consulted, and what Balaam the  son of Beor answered him from Shittim unto Gilgal; that ye  may know the righteousness of the LORD.  
Micah 6:6 Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and  bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him  with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old? 
Micah 6:7 Will  the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten  thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my  transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?  
Micah 6:8 He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and  what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to  love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? 
Micah 6:9 The  LORD’S voice crieth unto the city, and the man of  wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath  appointed it.  
Micah 6:10 Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the  house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is  abominable? 
Micah 6:11 Shall I count them pure with the  wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?  
Micah 6:12 For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the  inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is  deceitful in their mouth. 
Micah 6:13 Therefore also will I make  thee sick in smiting thee, in making thee desolate  because of thy sins. 
Micah 6:14 Thou shalt eat, but not be  satisfied; and thy casting down shall be in the midst of  thee; and thou shalt take hold, but shalt not deliver; and  that which thou deliverest will I give up to the sword.  
Micah 6:15 Thou shalt sow, but thou shalt not reap; thou shalt  tread the olives, but thou shalt not anoint thee with oil; and  sweet wine, but shalt not drink wine.  
Micah 6:16 For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works  of the house of Ahab, and ye walk in their counsels; that I  should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof  an hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.


  
Micah 7:1 Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the  summer fruits, as the grape gleanings of the vintage: there  is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fruit. 
Micah 7:2 The good man is perished out of the earth: and there is  none upright among men: they all lie in wait for blood; they  hunt every man his brother with a net.   
Micah 7:3 That they may do evil with both hands earnestly,  the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and  the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: so they  wrap it up. 
Micah 7:4 The best of them is as a brier: the most  upright is sharper than a thorn hedge: the day of thy  watchmen and thy visitation cometh; now shall be their  perplexity.  
Micah 7:5 Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a  guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy  bosom. 

Micah 7:6 For the son dishonoureth the father, the  daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law  against her mother in law; a man’s enemies are the men of  his own house. 

Micah 7:7 Therefore I will look unto the LORD;  I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear  me.  

Micah 7:8 Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall,  I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a  light unto me. 

Micah 7:9 I will bear the indignation of the  LORD, because I have sinned against him, until he plead  my cause, and execute judgment for me: he will bring me  forth to the light, and I shall behold his righteousness.  

Micah 7:10 Then she that is mine enemy shall see it, and  shame shall cover her which said unto me, Where is the  LORD thy God? mine eyes shall behold her: now shall she  be trodden down as the mire of the streets. 

Micah 7:11 In the  day that thy walls are to be built, in that day shall the  decree be far removed. 

Micah 7:12 In that day also he shall  come even to thee from Assyria, and from the fortified  cities, and from the fortress even to the river, and from sea  to sea, and from mountain to mountain. 

Micah 7:13  Notwithstanding the land shall be desolate because of them  that dwell therein, for the fruit of their doings.  

Micah 7:14 Feed thy people with thy rod, the flock of thine  heritage, which dwell solitarily in the wood, in the midst  of Carmel: let them feed in Bashan and Gilead, as in the  days of old. 

Micah 7:15 According to the days of thy coming out  of the land of Egypt will I shew unto him marvellous  things.  

Micah 7:16 The nations shall see and be confounded at all  their might: they shall lay their hand upon their mouth,  their ears shall be deaf. 

Micah 7:17 They shall lick the dust like  a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of  the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and  shall fear because of thee. 

Micah 7:18 Who is a God like unto  thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the  transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth  not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.   

Micah 7:19 He will turn again, he will have compassion upon  us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their  sins into the depths of the sea. 

Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the  truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast  
sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.   

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