KJV MIC1 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekJON4.htm MIC2.htm
1:1 The word [H1697] of the LORD [H3068] that came to Micah [H4318] the Morasthite [H4183] in the days [H3117] of Jotham [H3147] , Ahaz [H271] , [and] Hezekiah [H3169] , kings [H4428] of Judah [H3063] , which he saw [H2372] concerning Samaria [H8111] and Jerusalem [H3389] .
1:2 Hear [H8085] , all ye people [H5971] ; hearken [H7181] , O earth [H776] , and all that therein [H4393] is: and let the Lord [H136] GOD [H3069] be witness [H5707] against you, the Lord [H136] from his holy [H6944] temple [H1964] .(all ye: Heb. ye people, all of them)(all that: Heb. the fulness thereof)
1:3 For, behold, the LORD [H3068] cometh forth [H3318] out of his place [H4725] , and will come down [H3381] , and tread [H1869] upon the high places [H1116] of the earth [H776] .
1:4 And the mountains [H2022] shall be molten [H4549] under him, and the valleys [H6010] shall be cleft [H1234] , as wax [H1749] before [H6440] the fire [H784] , [and] as the waters [H4325] [that are] poured [H5064] down a steep place [H4174] .(a steep: Heb. a descent)
1:5 For the transgression [H6588] of Jacob [H3290] [is] all this, and for the sins [H2403] of the house [H1004] of Israel [H3478] . What [is] the transgression [H6588] of Jacob [H3290] ? [is it] not Samaria [H8111] ? and what [are] the high places [H1116] of Judah [H3063] ? [are they] not Jerusalem [H3389] ?
1:6 Therefore I will make [H7760] Samaria [H8111] as an heap [H5856] of the field [H7704] , [and] as plantings [H4302] of a vineyard [H3754] : and I will pour down [H5064] the stones [H68] thereof into the valley [H1516] , and I will discover [H1540] the foundations [H3247] thereof.
1:7 And all the graven images [H6456] thereof shall be beaten to pieces [H3807] , and all the hires [H868] thereof shall be burned [H8313] with the fire [H784] , and all the idols [H6091] thereof will I lay [H7760] desolate [H8077] : for she gathered [H6908] [it] of the hire [H868] of an harlot [H2181] , and they shall return [H7725] to the hire [H868] of an harlot [H2181] .
1:8 Therefore I will wail [H5594] and howl [H3213] , I will go [H3212] stripped [H7758] [H7758] and naked [H6174] : I will make [H6213] a wailing [H4553] like the dragons [H8577] , and mourning [H60] as the owls [H1323] [H3284] .(owls: Heb. daughters of the owl)
1:9 For her wound [H4347] [is] incurable [H605] ; for it is come [H935] unto Judah [H3063] ; he is come [H5060] unto the gate [H8179] of my people [H5971] , [even] to Jerusalem [H3389] .(her: or, she is grievously sick of her wounds)
1:10 Declare [H5046] ye [it] not at Gath [H1661] , weep [H1058] ye not at all [H1058] : in the house of Aphrah [H1036] roll [H6428] [H6428] thyself in the dust [H6083] .(Aphrah: that is, Dust)
1:11 Pass ye away [H5674] , thou inhabitant [H3427] of Saphir [H8208] , having thy shame [H1322] naked [H6181] : the inhabitant [H3427] of Zaanan [H6630] came not forth [H3318] in the mourning [H4553] of Bethezel [H1018] ; he shall receive [H3947] of you his standing [H5979] .(thou: or, thou that dwellest fairly)(inhabitant: Heb. inhabitress)(Zaanan: or, The country of flocks)(Bethezel: or, A place near)
1:12 For the inhabitant [H3427] of Maroth [H4796] waited carefully [H2342] for good [H2896] : but evil [H7451] came down [H3381] from the LORD [H3068] unto the gate [H8179] of Jerusalem [H3389] .(inhabitant: Heb. inhabitress)(waited: or, was grieved)
1:13 O thou inhabitant [H3427] of Lachish [H3923] , bind [H7573] the chariot [H4818] to the swift beast [H7409] : she [is] the beginning [H7225] of the sin [H2403] to the daughter [H1323] of Zion [H6726] : for the transgressions [H6588] of Israel [H3478] were found [H4672] in thee.(inhabitant: Heb. inhabitress)
1:14 Therefore shalt thou give [H5414] presents [H7964] to Moreshethgath [H4182] : the houses [H1004] of Achzib [H392] [shall be] a lie [H391] to the kings [H4428] of Israel [H3478] .(to: or, for Moreshethgath)(Achzib: that is, A lie)
1:15 Yet will I bring [H935] an heir [H3423] unto thee, O inhabitant [H3427] of Mareshah [H4762] : he shall come [H935] unto Adullam [H5725] the glory [H3519] of Israel [H3478] .(inhabitant: Heb. inhabitress)(he: or, the glory of Israel shall, etc)
1:16 Make thee bald [H7139] , and poll [H1494] thee for thy delicate [H8588] children [H1121] ; enlarge [H7337] thy baldness [H7144] as the eagle [H5404] ; for they are gone into captivity [H1540] from thee.