Micah 2 KJV

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.
2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence ; and houses, and take them away : so they oppressa a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.

References for Micah 2:2

    • f 2:2 - oppress: or, defraud
      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.
      4 In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a dolefulb 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.

      References for Micah 2:4

        • g 2:4 - a doleful...: Heb. a lamentation of lamentations
          5 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the LORD.
          6 Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy : they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.
          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?
          8 Even of latec 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.

          References for Micah 2:8

            • i 2:8 - of late: Heb. yesterday
              9 The womend of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken away my glory for ever.

              References for Micah 2:9

                • j 2:9 - women: or, wives
                  10 Arise ye, and depart ; for this is not your rest: because it is polluted , it shall destroy you, even with a sore destruction.
                  11 If a man walkinge 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.

                  References for Micah 2:11

                    • k 2:11 - walking...: or, walk with the wind, and lie falsely
                      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.
                      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.