Micah - Introduction

Book Introduction - Micah

Read first chapter of Micah

Micah, a contemporary of Isaiah, prophesied during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah over Judah, and of Pekahiah, Pekah, and Hoshea over Israel 2 Kings 15:23-30 ; 17:1-6 . He was a prophet in Judah Jeremiah 26:17-19 but the book called by his name chiefly concerns Samaria.

Micah falls into three prophetic strains, each beginning, "Hear":

  1. 1:1-2:13
  2. 3:1-5:15
  3. 6:1-7:20

The events recorded Micah cover a period of 40 years (Ussher).