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Micah 5

CEB 1 Now muster your troops, Daughter Troop! They have laid siege against us; with a rod they will strike the cheek of the judge of Israel. NIV 1 Marshal your troops now, city of troops, for a siege is laid against us. They will strike Israel’s ruler on the cheek with a rod. CEB 2 As for you, Bethlehem of Ephrathah, though you are the least significant of Judah's forces, one who is to be a ruler in Israel on my behalf will come out from you. His origin is from remote times, from ancient days. NIV 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.” CEB 3 Therefore, he will give them up until the time when she who is in labor gives birth. The rest of his kin will return to the people of Israel. NIV 3 Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor bears a son, and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites. CEB 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. They will dwell secure, because he will surely become great throughout the earth; NIV 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. CEB 5 he will become one of peace. When Assyria invades our land and treads down our fortresses, then we will raise up against him seven shepherds and eight human princes. NIV 5 And he will be our peace when the Assyrians invade our land and march through our fortresses. We will raise against them seven shepherds, even eight commanders, CEB 6 They will shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with the drawn sword. He will rescue us from Assyria when he invades our land and treads within our territory. NIV 6 who will rule the land of Assyria with the sword, the land of Nimrod with drawn sword.He will deliver us from the Assyrians when they invade our land and march across our borders. CEB 7 Then the few remaining in Jacob will be amid many peoples like dew from the LORD, like spring showers upon the grass, which does not hope for humans or wait for human ones. NIV 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 anyone or depend on man. CEB 8 Then the few remaining in Jacob will be among the nations, amid many peoples, like a lion among the creatures of the forest, like a young lion among flocks of sheep, which when it passes by, tramples and tears to pieces with no one to deliver. NIV 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. CEB 9 Your hand will be lifted over your foes; all your enemies will be cut off. NIV 9 Your hand will be lifted up in triumph over your enemies, and all your foes will be destroyed. CEB 10 On that day—says the LORD— I will cut down your horses in your midst; I will destroy your chariots! NIV 10 “In that day,” declares the LORD, “I will destroy your horses from among you and demolish your chariots. CEB 11 I will cut down the cities of your land; I will tear down your defenses! NIV 11 I will destroy the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds. CEB 12 I will demolish the sorceries you perform; you will have no more diviners! NIV 12 I will destroy your witchcraft and you will no longer cast spells. CEB 13 I will cut down your images and your sacred pillars in your midst. You will no longer bow down to the works of your hands! NIV 13 I will destroy your idols and your sacred stones from among you; you will no longer bow down to the work of your hands. CEB 14 I will tear down your sacred poles in your midst; I will destroy your cities! NIV 14 I will uproot from among you your Asherah poleswhen I demolish your cities. CEB 15 I will exact vengeance in anger and in wrath on the nations that don't obey! NIV 15 I will take vengeance in anger and wrath on the nations that have not obeyed me.”

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