KJV MIC2 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekMIC1.htm MIC3.htm
2:1 Woe [H1945] to them that devise [H2803] iniquity [H205] , and work [H6466] evil [H7451] upon their beds [H4904] ! when the morning [H1242] is light [H216] , they practise [H6213] it, because it is [H3426] in the power [H410] of their hand [H3027] .
2:2 And they covet [H2530] fields [H7704] , and take [them] by violence [H1497] ; and houses [H1004] , and take [them] away [H5375] : so they oppress [H6231] a man [H1397] and his house [H1004] , even a man [H376] and his heritage [H5159] .(oppress: or, defraud)
2:3 Therefore thus saith [H559] the LORD [H3068] ; Behold, against this family [H4940] do I devise [H2803] an evil [H7451] , from which ye shall not remove [H4185] your necks [H6677] ; neither shall ye go [H3212] haughtily [H7317] : for this time [H6256] [is] evil [H7451] .
2:4 In that day [H3117] shall [one] take up [H5375] a parable [H4912] against you, and lament [H5091] with a doleful [H5093] lamentation [H5092] , [and] say [H559] , We be utterly [H7703] spoiled [H7703] : he hath changed [H4171] the portion [H2506] of my people [H5971] : how hath he removed [H4185] [it] from me! turning away [H7725] he hath divided [H2505] our fields [H7704] .(a doleful: Heb. a lamentation of lamentations)(turning: or, instead of restoring)
2:5 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast [H7993] a cord [H2256] by lot [H1486] in the congregation [H6951] of the LORD [H3068] .
2:6 Prophesy [H5197] ye not, [say they to them that] prophesy [H5197] : they shall not prophesy [H5197] to them, [that] they shall not take [H5253] shame [H3639] .(Prophesy ye: or, Prophesy not as they prophesy: Heb. Drop, etc)
2:7 O [thou that art] named [H559] the house [H1004] of Jacob [H3290] , is the spirit [H7307] of the LORD [H3068] straitened [H7114] ? [are] these his doings [H4611] ? do not my words [H1697] do good [H3190] to him that walketh [H1980] uprightly [H3477] ?(straitened: or, shortened?)(uprightly: Heb. upright?)
2:8 Even of late [H865] my people [H5971] is risen up [H6965] as an enemy [H341] : ye pull off [H6584] the robe [H145] with [H4136] the garment [H8008] from them that pass [H5674] by securely [H983] as men averse [H7725] from war [H4421] .(of late: Heb. yesterday)(with the: Heb. over against a)
2:9 The women [H802] of my people [H5971] have ye cast out [H1644] from their pleasant [H8588] houses [H1004] ; from their children [H5768] have ye taken away [H3947] my glory [H1926] for ever [H5769] .(women: or, wives)
2:10 Arise [H6965] ye, and depart [H3212] ; for this [is] not [your] rest [H4496] : because it is polluted [H2930] , it shall destroy [H2254] [you], even with a sore [H4834] destruction [H2256] .
2:11 If [H3863] a man [H376] walking [H1980] in the spirit [H7307] and falsehood [H8267] do lie [H3576] , [saying], I will prophesy [H5197] unto thee of wine [H3196] and of strong drink [H7941] ; he shall even be the prophet [H5197] of this people [H5971] .(walking: or, walk with the wind, and lie falsely)
2:12 I will surely [H622] assemble [H622] , O Jacob [H3290] , all of thee; I will surely [H6908] gather [H6908] the remnant [H7611] of Israel [H3478] ; I will put [H7760] them together [H3162] as the sheep [H6629] of Bozrah [H1223] [H1224] , as the flock [H5739] in the midst [H8432] of their fold [H1699] : they shall make great noise [H1949] by reason of [the multitude of] men [H120] .
2:13 The breaker [H6555] is come up [H5927] before [H6440] them: they have broken up [H6555] , and have passed through [H5674] the gate [H8179] , and are gone out [H3318] by it: and their king [H4428] shall pass [H5674] before [H6440] them, and the LORD [H3068] on the head [H7218] of them.