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Micah 1

NLT 1 The gave this message to Micah of Moresheth during the years when Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah were kings of Judah. The visions he saw concerned both Samaria and Jerusalem. NIV 1 The word of the LORD that came to Micah of Moresheth during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah--the vision he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem. NLT 2 Attention! Let all the people of the world listen! Let the earth and everything in it hear. The Sovereign is making accusations against you; the Lord speaks from his holy Temple. NIV 2 Hear, O peoples, all of you, listen, O earth and all who are in it, that the Sovereign LORD may witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple. NLT 3 Look! The is coming! He leaves his throne in heaven and tramples the heights of the earth. NIV 3 Look! The LORD is coming from his dwelling place; he comes down and treads the high places of the earth. NLT 4 The mountains melt beneath his feet and flow into the valleys like wax in a fire, like water pouring down a hill. NIV 4 The mountains melt beneath him and the valleys split apart, like wax before the fire, like water rushing down a slope. NLT 5 And why is this happening? Because of the rebellion of Israel — yes, the sins of the whole nation. Who is to blame for Israel’s rebellion? Samaria, its capital city! Where is the center of idolatry in Judah? In Jerusalem, its capital! NIV 5 All this is because of Jacob's transgression, because of the sins of the house of Israel. What is Jacob's transgression? Is it not Samaria? What is Judah's high place? Is it not Jerusalem? NLT 6 “So I, the , will make the city of Samaria a heap of ruins. Her streets will be plowed up for planting vineyards. I will roll the stones of her walls into the valley below, exposing her foundations. NIV 6 "Therefore I will make Samaria a heap of rubble, a place for planting vineyards. I will pour her stones into the valley and lay bare her foundations. NLT 7 All her carved images will be smashed. All her sacred treasures will be burned. These things were bought with the money earned by her prostitution, and they will now be carried away to pay prostitutes elsewhere.” NIV 7 All her idols will be broken to pieces; all her temple gifts will be burned with fire; I will destroy all her images. Since she gathered her gifts from the wages of prostitutes, as the wages of prostitutes they will again be used." NLT 8 Therefore, I will mourn and lament. I will walk around barefoot and naked. I will howl like a jackal and moan like an owl. NIV 8 Because of this I will weep and wail; I will go about barefoot and naked. I will howl like a jackal and moan like an owl. NLT 9 For my people’s wound is too deep to heal. It has reached into Judah, even to the gates of Jerusalem. NIV 9 For her wound is incurable; it has come to Judah. It has reached the very gate of my people, even to Jerusalem itself. NLT 10 Don’t tell our enemies in Gath ; don’t weep at all. You people in Beth-leaphrah, roll in the dust to show your despair. NIV 10 Tell it not in Gath; weep not at all. In Beth Ophrah roll in the dust. NLT 11 You people in Shaphir, go as captives into exile—naked and ashamed. The people of Zaanan dare not come outside their walls. The people of Beth-ezel mourn, for their house has no support. NIV 11 Pass on in nakedness and shame, you who live in Shaphir. Those who live in Zaanan will not come out. Beth Ezel is in mourning; its protection is taken from you. NLT 12 The people of Maroth anxiously wait for relief, but only bitterness awaits them as the ’s judgment reaches even to the gates of Jerusalem. NIV 12 Those who live in Maroth writhe in pain, waiting for relief, because disaster has come from the LORD, even to the gate of Jerusalem. NLT 13 Harness your chariot horses and flee, you people of Lachish. You were the first city in Judah to follow Israel in her rebellion, and you led Jerusalem into sin. NIV 13 You who live in Lachish, harness the team to the chariot. You were the beginning of sin to the Daughter of Zion, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you. NLT 14 Send farewell gifts to Moresheth-gath ; there is no hope of saving it. The town of Aczib has deceived the kings of Israel. NIV 14 Therefore you will give parting gifts to Moresheth Gath. The town of Aczib will prove deceptive to the kings of Israel. NLT 15 O people of Mareshah, I will bring a conqueror to capture your town. And the leaders of Israel will go to Adullam. NIV 15 I will bring a conqueror against you who live in Mareshah. He who is the glory of Israel will come to Adullam. NLT 16 Oh, people of Judah, shave your heads in sorrow, for the children you love will be snatched away. Make yourselves as bald as a vulture, for your little ones will be exiled to distant lands. NIV 16 Shave your heads in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourselves as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.