Micah 5 KJV

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.
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 *.

References for Micah 5:2

    • a 5:2 - everlasting: Heb. the days of eternity
      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.
      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.

      References for Micah 5:4

        • b 5:4 - feed or, rule
          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.

          References for Micah 5:5

            • c 5:5 - principal: Heb. princes of
              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.

              References for Micah 5:6

                • d 5:6 - waste: Heb. eat up
                  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.
                  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 .

                  References for Micah 5:8

                    • e 5:8 - sheep: or, goats
                      9 Thine hand shall be lifted up upon thine adversaries, and all thine enemies shall be cut off .
                      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:
                      11 And I will cut off the cities * of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:
                      12 And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thine hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers :
                      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.
                      14 And I will pluck up thy groves out of the midst of thee: so will I destroy thy cities * .

                      References for Micah 5:14

                        • f 5:14 - cities: or, enemies
                          15 And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the heathen, such as they have not heard .