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Micah 1

CEB 1 The LORD's word that came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Judah's Kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, which he saw concerning 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. CEB 2 Listen, all you peoples! Pay attention, earth, and all that fills it! May the LORD God be a witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple. NIV 2 Hear, you peoples, all of you, listen, earth and all who live in it, that the Sovereign LORD may bear witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple. CEB 3 Look! The LORD is coming out from his place; he will go down and tread on the shrines of the earth. NIV 3 Look! The LORD is coming from his dwelling place; he comes down and treads on the heights of the earth. CEB 4 Then the mountains will melt under him; the valleys will split apart, like wax yielding to the fire, like waters poured down a slope. NIV 4 The mountains melt beneath him and the valleys split apart, like wax before the fire, like water rushing down a slope. CEB 5 All this is for the crime of Jacob and the sins of the house of Israel. Who is responsible for the crime of Jacob? Isn't it Samaria? Who is responsible for the shrines of Judah? Isn't it Jerusalem? NIV 5 All this is because of Jacob’s transgression, because of the sins of the people of Israel. What is Jacob’s transgression? Is it not Samaria? What is Judah’s high place? Is it not Jerusalem? CEB 6 So I will make Samaria a pile of rubble in the open field, a place for planting vineyards. I will pour her stones into the valley; her foundations I will lay bare. 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. CEB 7 All her images will be beaten to pieces; all her wages will be burned; I will make all her idols worthless. Since she gathered them from the wages of a prostitute, they will again become wages of a prostitute. 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.” CEB 8 On account of this, I will cry out and howl; I will go about barefoot and stripped. I will cry out like the jackals, and mourn like the ostriches. 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. CEB 9 Indeed, Zion has been weakened by her wounds! It has come as far as Judah; he has struck as far as the gate of my people, as far as Jerusalem. NIV 9 For Samaria’s plague is incurable; it has spread to Judah. It has reached the very gate of my people, even to Jerusalem itself. CEB 10 In Gath tell it not; no need to weep there! In Beth-le-aphrah, roll yourself in the dust! NIV 10 Tell it not in Gath ; weep not at all. In Beth Ophrahroll in the dust. CEB 11 Pass by (for your sake), inhabitants of Shaphir! In nakedness and shame she will not go out, inhabitants of Zaanan. The cry of Beth-ezel will take away from you any place to stand. NIV 11 Pass by naked and in shame, you who live in Shaphir.Those who live in Zaananwill not come out. Beth Ezel is in mourning; it no longer protects you. CEB 12 How she longs for good, inhabitants of Maroth! Calamity has come down from the LORD to the gate 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. CEB 13 Harness the horses to the chariot, inhabitants of Lachish! It was the beginning of sin for Daughter Zion; the crimes of Israel have been found in you. NIV 13 You who live in Lachish, harness fast horses to the chariot. You are where the sin of Daughter Zion began, for the transgressions of Israel were found in you. CEB 14 Therefore, you will give good-bye gifts to Moresheth-gath; the houses of Achzib have become a deception for the kings of Israel. NIV 14 Therefore you will give parting gifts to Moresheth Gath. The town of Akzib will prove deceptive to the kings of Israel. CEB 15 Again I will bring to you the one who conquers, inhabitants of Mareshah; the glory of Israel will come as far as Adullam. NIV 15 I will bring a conqueror against you who live in Mareshah.The nobles of Israel will flee to Adullam. CEB 16 Make yourself bald and cut off your hair because of your cherished children! Make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they have gone from you into exile. NIV 16 Shave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.

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