Micah 2:1-5 ESV

Woe to the Oppressors

1 1Woe to those who devise wickedness and work evil 2on their beds! When the morning dawns, they perform it, because it is in the power of their hand.

References for Micah 2:1

2 They covet fields and 3seize them, and houses, and take them away; they oppress a man and his house, a man and his inheritance.

References for Micah 2:2

3 Therefore thus says the LORD: behold, against 4this family I am devising disaster,a from which you cannot remove your necks, and you 5shall not walk haughtily, 6for it will be a time of disaster.

References for Micah 2:3

    • c 2:3 - The same Hebrew word can mean evil or disaster, depending on the context
      4 In that day 7they shall take up a taunt song against you and moan bitterly, and say, "We are utterly ruined; 8he changes the portion of my people; 9how he removes it from me! 10To an apostate he allots our fields."

      References for Micah 2:4

          5 Therefore you will have none 11to cast the line by lot in the assembly of the LORD.

          References for Micah 2:5