Micah 5:1-4 NAS

Birth of the King in Bethlehem

1 "Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops; They have laid siege against us; With a rod they will 1smite the judge of Israel on the cheek.

References for Micah 5:1

    • a 5:1 - Ch 4:14 in Heb
    • b 5:1 - Lit "He has"
      2 "But as for 2you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From 3you One will go forth for Me to be 4ruler in Israel. His goings forth are 5from long ago, From the days of eternity."

      References for Micah 5:2

        • c 5:2 - Ch 5:1 in Heb
        • d 5:2 - Or "His appearances are from long ago, from days of old"
          3 Therefore He will 6give them up until the time When she 7who is in labor has borne a child. Then the 8remainder of His brethren Will return to the sons of Israel.

          References for Micah 5:3

          4 And He will arise and 9shepherd His flock In the strength of the LORD, In the majesty of the name of the LORD His God. And they will remain, Because at that time He will be great To the 10ends of the earth.

          References for Micah 5:4

            • e 5:4 - Or "live" in safety
            • f 5:4 - Lit "now"