Micah 5 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now daughter [who is] under attack, you slash yourself [in grief]; a siege is set against us! They are striking the judge of Israel on the cheek with a rod. 1 Marshal your troops, O city of troops, for a siege is laid against us. They will strike Israel's ruler on the cheek with a rod.
2 Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are small among the clans of Judah; One will come from you to be ruler over Israel for Me. His origin is from antiquity, from eternity. 2 "But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. "
3 Therefore, He will abandon them until the time when she who is in labor has given birth; then the rest of His brothers will return to the people of Israel. 3 Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites.
4 He will stand and shepherd [them] in the strength of Yahweh, in the majestic name of Yahweh His God. They will live securely, for then His greatness will extend to the ends of the earth. 4 He will stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the LORD, in the majesty of the name of the LORD his God. And they will live securely, for then his greatness will reach to the ends of the earth.
5 There will be peace. When Assyria invades our land, when it marches against our fortresses, we will raise against it seven shepherds, even eight leaders of men. 5 And he will be their peace. When the Assyrian invades our land and marches through our fortresses, we will raise against him seven shepherds, even eight leaders of men.
6 They will shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with a drawn blade. So He will rescue us from Assyria when it invades our land, when it marches against our territory. 6 They will rule the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with drawn sword. He will deliver us from the Assyrian when he invades our land and marches into our borders.
7 Then the remnant of Jacob will be among many peoples like dew from the Lord, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for anyone or linger for mankind. 7 The remnant of Jacob will be in the midst of many peoples like dew from the LORD, like showers on the grass, which do not wait for man or linger for mankind.
8 Then the remnant of Jacob will be among the nations, among many peoples, like a lion among animals of the forest, like a young lion among flocks of sheep, which tramples and tears as it passes through, and there is no one to rescue [them]. 8 The remnant of Jacob will be among the nations, in the midst of many peoples, like a lion among the beasts of the forest, like a young lion among flocks of sheep, which mauls and mangles as it goes, and no one can rescue.
9 Your hand will be lifted up against your adversaries, and all your enemies will be destroyed. 9 Your hand will be lifted up in triumph over your enemies, and all your foes will be destroyed.
10 In that day- the Lord's declaration- I will remove your horses from you and wreck your chariots. 10 "In that day," declares the LORD, "I will destroy your horses from among you and demolish your chariots.
11 I will remove the cities of your land and tear down all your fortresses. 11 I will destroy the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds.
12 I will remove sorceries from your hands, and you will not have any more fortune-tellers. 12 I will destroy your witchcraft and you will no longer cast spells.
13 I will remove your carved images and sacred pillars from you, so that you will not bow down again to the work of your hands. 13 I will destroy your carved images and your sacred stones from among you; you will no longer bow down to the work of your hands.
14 I will pull up the Asherah poles from among you and demolish your cities. 14 I will uproot from among you your Asherah poles and demolish your cities.
15 I will take vengeance in anger and wrath against the nations that have not obeyed [Me]. 15 I will take vengeance in anger and wrath upon the nations that have not obeyed me."