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Micah 5 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops; They have laid siege against us; With a rod they will smite the judge of Israel on the cheek. 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 "But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of 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 give them up until the time When she who is in labor has borne a child. Then the remainder of His brethren Will return to the sons 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 And He will arise and shepherd 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 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 This One will be our peace. When the Assyrian invades our land, When he tramples on our citadels, Then we will raise against him Seven shepherds and 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 at its entrances; And He will deliver us from the Assyrian When he attacks our land And when he tramples 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 vegetation Which do not wait for man Or delay for the sons of men. 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 The remnant of Jacob Will be among the nations, Among many peoples Like a lion among the beasts of the forest, Like a young lion among flocks of sheep, Which, if he passes through, Tramples down and tears, And there is none to rescue. 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 cut off. 9 Your hand will be lifted up in triumph over your enemies, and all your foes will be destroyed.
10 "It will be in that day," declares the LORD , "That I will cut off your horses from among you And destroy your chariots. 10 "In that day," declares the LORD, "I will destroy your horses from among you and demolish your chariots.
11 "I will also cut off the cities of your land And tear down all your fortifications. 11 I will destroy the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds.
12 "I will cut off sorceries from your hand, And you will have fortune-tellers no more. 12 I will destroy your witchcraft and you will no longer cast spells.
13 "I will cut off your carved images And your sacred pillars from among you, So that you will no longer bow down 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 root out your Asherim from among you And destroy your cities. 14 I will uproot from among you your Asherah poles and demolish your cities.
15 "And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath On the nations which have not obeyed." 15 I will take vengeance in anger and wrath upon the nations that have not obeyed me."