Micah 6:11-16 NIV

11 Shall I acquit a man with dishonest scales,1 with a bag of false weights?2

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12 Her rich men are violent;3 her people are liars4 and their tongues speak deceitfully.5

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13 Therefore, I have begun to destroy6 you, to ruin you because of your sins.

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14 You will eat but not be satisfied;7 your stomach will still be empty.a You will store up but save nothing,8 because what you save I will give to the sword.

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    • c 6:14 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      15 You will plant but not harvest;9 you will press olives but not use the oil on yourselves, you will crush grapes but not drink the wine.10

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      16 You have observed the statutes of Omri11 and all the practices of Ahab's12 house, and you have followed their traditions.13 Therefore I will give you over to ruin14 and your people to derision; you will bear the scorn15 of the nations.b "

      References for Micah 6:16

        • d 6:16 - Septuagint; Hebrew "scorn due my people"