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Micah 2

Introduction

Overview

Micah 2:1, Against oppression; Micah 2:4, A lamentation; Micah 2:7, A reproof of injustice and idolatry; Micah 2:12, A promise of restoring Jacob.

Verse 1

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to: Esther 3:8, Esther 5:14, Esther 9:25, Psalms 7:14-Nehemiah :, Psalms 140:1-Ruth :, Proverbs 6:12-Psalms :, Proverbs 12:2, Isaiah 32:7, Isaiah 59:3, Jeremiah 18:18, Ezekiel 11:2, Nahum 1:11, Luke 20:19, Luke 22:2-Joshua :, Acts 23:12, Romans 1:30

work: Psalms 36:4, Proverbs 4:16

when: Hosea 7:6, Hosea 7:7, Matthew 27:1, Matthew 27:2, Mark 15:1, Acts 23:15

because: Genesis 31:29, Deuteronomy 28:32, Proverbs 3:27, John 19:11

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:9 - and I have Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall hear Deuteronomy 24:17 - pervert Joshua 7:21 - took them Judges 21:25 - right 1 Samuel 2:16 - I will take 1 Kings 21:7 - I will give thee 2 Kings 8:13 - The Lord 2 Kings 8:15 - on the morrow Ezra 4:23 - they went up Nehemiah 5:10 - I likewise Job 24:4 - turn Job 24:5 - rising Job 24:14 - murderer Job 31:21 - when Psalms 17:3 - thou hast Psalms 26:10 - In Psalms 37:12 - plotteth Psalms 55:10 - Day Psalms 73:6 - violence Psalms 103:6 - executeth Psalms 140:2 - imagine Proverbs 1:19 - every Proverbs 3:29 - Devise not evil Proverbs 6:14 - he deviseth Proverbs 6:18 - heart Proverbs 10:15 - the destruction Proverbs 30:14 - to devour Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 29:20 - and all Isaiah 32:6 - and his heart Isaiah 59:4 - they conceive Isaiah 59:6 - their works Jeremiah 3:5 - thou hast spoken Jeremiah 4:22 - they are wise Jeremiah 6:7 - violence Jeremiah 6:13 - For Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Ezekiel 18:7 - hath not Ezekiel 22:6 - power Ezekiel 22:13 - thy dishonest Ezekiel 33:26 - stand Ezekiel 38:10 - think an evil thought Ezekiel 45:9 - exactions Hosea 4:2 - swearing Hosea 12:7 - he loveth Amos 4:1 - which oppress Micah 2:3 - do Micah 6:12 - the rich Habakkuk 1:4 - for Zephaniah 3:7 - they Zechariah 7:10 - oppress Zechariah 8:17 - let Mark 7:20 - General John 18:28 - early Acts 4:5 - on James 1:15 - when

Verse 2

they covet: Exodus 20:17, 1 Kings 21:2-Psalms :, Job 31:38, Isaiah 5:8, Jeremiah 22:17, Amos 8:4, Habakkuk 2:5-1 Samuel :, 1 Timothy 6:10

so: Micah 3:9, Exodus 22:21-Jeremiah :, 2 Kings 9:26, Nehemiah 5:1-Deuteronomy :, Job 24:2-2 Kings :, Ezekiel 18:12, Ezekiel 22:12, Amos 8:4, Malachi 3:5, Matthew 23:14

oppress: or, defraud, 1 Samuel 12:3, 1 Samuel 12:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:4 - which he Leviticus 25:14 - General Deuteronomy 5:21 - General Deuteronomy 24:17 - pervert Joshua 7:21 - took them Judges 21:25 - right 1 Samuel 2:16 - I will take 1 Kings 21:7 - I will give thee Job 20:19 - he hath violently Job 24:4 - turn Job 24:14 - murderer Job 31:21 - when Psalms 55:10 - Day Psalms 73:6 - violence Psalms 101:3 - set Proverbs 3:29 - Devise not evil Proverbs 10:15 - the destruction Proverbs 22:16 - that oppresseth Proverbs 30:14 - to devour Ecclesiastes 3:16 - General Isaiah 3:14 - ye have eaten Isaiah 32:6 - and his heart Isaiah 57:17 - the iniquity Jeremiah 6:7 - violence Jeremiah 6:13 - For Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Ezekiel 7:11 - Violence Ezekiel 7:23 - for Ezekiel 8:17 - for Ezekiel 11:2 - General Ezekiel 22:29 - people Ezekiel 28:16 - filled Ezekiel 33:26 - stand Ezekiel 34:18 - to have Ezekiel 45:9 - exactions Amos 2:7 - pant Amos 5:11 - treading Micah 2:9 - cast Micah 6:12 - the rich Habakkuk 1:4 - for Zephaniah 3:1 - to the Zephaniah 3:7 - they Mark 12:40 - devour Luke 12:15 - Take Luke 20:47 - devour Romans 7:7 - Thou shalt 1 Corinthians 6:8 - General Ephesians 5:3 - covetousness 1 Thessalonians 4:6 - defraud

Verse 3

this family: Jeremiah 8:3, Amos 3:1, Amos 3:2

do: Micah 2:1, Jeremiah 18:11, Jeremiah 34:17, Lamentations 2:17, James 2:13

from: Amos 2:14-Nehemiah :, Amos 9:1-Numbers :, Zephaniah 1:17, Zephaniah 1:18

necks: Jeremiah 27:12, Lamentations 1:14, Lamentations 5:5, Romans 16:4

go: Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:12, Isaiah 3:16, Isaiah 5:19, Isaiah 28:14-Job :, Jeremiah 13:15-Esther :, Jeremiah 36:23, Jeremiah 43:2, Daniel 4:37, Daniel 5:20-Isaiah :

for: Amos 5:13, Ephesians 5:16

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:14 - General Judges 2:15 - against 2 Chronicles 18:22 - and the Lord Psalms 37:19 - in the evil Proverbs 22:16 - that oppresseth Isaiah 57:17 - the iniquity Micah 3:4 - Then

Verse 4

shall: Numbers 23:7, Numbers 23:18, Numbers 24:3, Numbers 24:15, Job 27:1, Isaiah 14:4, Ezekiel 16:44, Habakkuk 2:6, Mark 12:12

and lament: 2 Samuel 1:17, 2 Chronicles 35:25, Jeremiah 9:10, Jeremiah 9:17-Ecclesiastes :, Jeremiah 14:18, Joel 1:8, Joel 1:13, Amos 5:1, Amos 5:17

a doleful lamentation: Heb. a lamentation of lamentations, Lamentations 1:1 - Lamentations 5:22, Ezekiel 2:10

We: Deuteronomy 28:29, Isaiah 6:11, Isaiah 24:3, Jeremiah 9:19, Jeremiah 25:9-1 Kings :, Zephaniah 1:2

he: etc

he hath changed: Micah 2:10, Micah 1:15, 2 Kings 17:23, 2 Kings 17:24, 2 Chronicles 36:20, 2 Chronicles 36:21, Isaiah 63:17, Isaiah 63:18

turning away he: or, instead of restoring

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 24:3 - utter Ezekiel 26:17 - take Amos 5:16 - Wailing Micah 3:4 - Then Matthew 13:3 - in

Verse 5

cast: Deuteronomy 32:8, Joshua 18:4, Joshua 18:10, Psalms 16:6, Hosea 9:3

the congregation: Deuteronomy 23:2, Deuteronomy 23:8, Nehemiah 7:61

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 32:9 - lot 1 Chronicles 16:18 - lot

Verse 6

Prophesy ye: etc. or, Prophesy not as they prophesy, Heb. Drop. etc. Isaiah 30:10, Jeremiah 26:8, Jeremiah 26:9, Jeremiah 26:20-Isaiah :, Ezekiel 20:46, Ezekiel 21:2, Amos 2:12, Amos 7:13, Acts 4:17, Acts 5:28, Acts 5:40, Acts 7:51, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

they shall not prophesy: Psalms 74:9, Ezekiel 3:26, Amos 8:11-1 Chronicles :

that they: Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 6:15, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 8:12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:13 - Behold now 2 Chronicles 18:12 - Behold 2 Chronicles 18:13 - even what my God Job 29:22 - speech Isaiah 29:21 - and lay Jeremiah 5:31 - my people Jeremiah 11:21 - Prophesy Amos 2:11 - and Amos 7:16 - Prophesy Zechariah 1:4 - unto

Verse 7

named: Micah 3:9, Isaiah 48:1, Isaiah 48:2, Isaiah 58:1, Jeremiah 2:4, Matthew 3:8, John 8:39, Romans 2:28, Romans 2:29, Romans 9:6-1 Chronicles :, 2 Timothy 3:5

is: Numbers 11:23, Isaiah 50:2, Isaiah 59:1, Isaiah 59:2, Zechariah 4:6, 2 Corinthians 6:12

straitened: or, shortened

do not: Psalms 19:7-1 Kings :, Psalms 119:70, Psalms 119:71, Psalms 119:92, Psalms 119:93, Psalms 119:99- :, Jeremiah 15:16, Romans 7:13

walketh: Psalms 15:2, Psalms 84:11, Proverbs 2:7, Proverbs 10:9, Proverbs 10:29, Proverbs 14:2, Proverbs 28:18, Hosea 14:9

uprightly: Heb. upright

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 3:17 - I pray thee 1 Kings 22:8 - Let not the 1 Kings 22:13 - Behold now 2 Chronicles 18:7 - Let not the 2 Chronicles 18:13 - even what my God Psalms 33:4 - the word Proverbs 8:9 - General Isaiah 29:21 - and lay Acts 4:17 - let 2 Timothy 3:16 - and is

Verse 8

of late: Heb. yesterday

risen: 2 Chronicles 28:5-Ruth :, Isaiah 9:21

with the garment: Heb. over against a garment

securely: 2 Samuel 20:19, 2 Chronicles 28:8, Psalms 55:20, Psalms 120:6, Psalms 120:7

Reciprocal: Psalms 101:8 - cut off Isaiah 59:6 - their works Jeremiah 2:13 - For my Jeremiah 6:7 - violence Luke 20:47 - devour

Verse 9

women: or, wives

cast: Micah 2:2, Matthew 23:14, Mark 12:40, Luke 20:47

from their children: 1 Samuel 26:19, Joel 3:6

my glory: Psalms 72:19, Ezekiel 39:21, Habakkuk 2:14, Zechariah 2:5, 2 Corinthians 3:18, 2 Corinthians 4:6

Reciprocal: Job 20:19 - he hath violently Psalms 102:16 - he shall Proverbs 10:30 - the wicked Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Jeremiah 17:11 - he that Ezekiel 45:9 - exactions Amos 2:7 - pant

Verse 10

and: Deuteronomy 4:26, Deuteronomy 30:18, Joshua 23:15, Joshua 23:16, 1 Kings 9:7, 2 Kings 15:29, 2 Kings 17:6, 2 Chronicles 7:20, 2 Chronicles 36:20, 2 Chronicles 36:21

for: Deuteronomy 12:9, Psalms 95:11, Hebrews 4:1-1 Samuel :

because: Leviticus 18:24-Hosea :, Leviticus 20:22-Ezekiel :, Psalms 106:38, Jeremiah 3:2

it shall: Jeremiah 9:19, Jeremiah 10:18, Ezekiel 36:12-2 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 24:3 - remove them Proverbs 10:30 - the wicked Isaiah 22:16 - What hast Isaiah 24:5 - defiled Isaiah 26:10 - in the Jeremiah 2:7 - ye defiled Jeremiah 3:1 - shall not that Jeremiah 10:17 - thy wares Jeremiah 16:18 - they have defiled Ezekiel 28:16 - therefore Ezekiel 36:17 - they defiled Hosea 9:3 - shall not Micah 2:4 - he hath changed Hebrews 13:14 - General

Verse 11

a man: 1 Kings 13:18, 1 Kings 22:21-Isaiah :, 2 Chronicles 18:19-Song of Solomon :, Isaiah 9:15, Jeremiah 14:14, Jeremiah 23:14, Jeremiah 23:25, Jeremiah 23:32, Jeremiah 27:14, Jeremiah 27:15, Jeremiah 28:2, Jeremiah 28:3, Jeremiah 28:15, Jeremiah 29:21-Isaiah :, Ezekiel 13:3-2 Chronicles :, Ezekiel 13:22, 2 Corinthians 11:13-Ezra :, 2 Thessalonians 2:8-2 Samuel :, 2 Peter 2:1-Leviticus :, 1 John 4:1, Revelation 16:13, Revelation 16:14

walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie: or, walk with the wind and lie falsely

I will: Micah 3:5, Micah 3:11, 1 Kings 22:6, Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 6:14, Jeremiah 8:10, Jeremiah 8:11, Jeremiah 23:17, Romans 16:18, Philippians 3:19, 2 Peter 2:13-Psalms :

he shall: Isaiah 30:10, Isaiah 30:11, Jeremiah 5:31, 2 Thessalonians 2:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 4:5 - all Israel 1 Kings 22:8 - good 1 Kings 22:13 - Behold now 2 Chronicles 18:5 - Go up 2 Chronicles 18:12 - Behold Isaiah 28:7 - erred Isaiah 32:7 - instruments Jeremiah 5:12 - have belied Jeremiah 20:6 - thy friends Jeremiah 23:16 - a vision Jeremiah 23:31 - use Jeremiah 29:8 - your dreams Lamentations 2:14 - prophets Ezekiel 13:4 - like Ezekiel 13:10 - others Ezekiel 21:2 - and drop Hosea 4:12 - for Hosea 7:14 - assemble Hosea 9:7 - the prophet Zephaniah 3:4 - light Zechariah 13:2 - cause Luke 6:26 - when 2 Thessalonians 2:2 - by spirit 1 Timothy 3:3 - Not given to wine 2 Timothy 4:3 - but 1 John 4:5 - and 1 John 4:6 - and

Verse 12

surely assemble: Micah 4:6, Micah 4:7, Isaiah 11:11, Isaiah 27:12, Jeremiah 3:18, Jeremiah 31:8, Ezekiel 37:21, Hosea 1:11

I will put: Micah 7:14, Jeremiah 23:3, Jeremiah 31:10, Ezekiel 34:11, Ezekiel 34:22, Ezekiel 34:31

Bozrah: Genesis 36:33, Isaiah 34:6, Amos 1:12

they: Jeremiah 31:7-1 Samuel :, Ezekiel 36:37, Zechariah 8:22, Zechariah 8:23, Zechariah 9:14, Zechariah 9:15, Zechariah 10:6-Ruth :

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 1:44 - Bozrah 1 Chronicles 14:15 - for God Isaiah 24:13 - there Isaiah 43:5 - I will Jeremiah 39:2 - was Amos 5:15 - the remnant Micah 7:18 - the remnant Zephaniah 2:7 - the remnant Zechariah 10:2 - therefore John 10:4 - he goeth

Verse 13

breaker: Isaiah 42:7, Isaiah 42:13-Nehemiah :, Isaiah 45:1, Isaiah 45:2, Isaiah 49:9, Isaiah 49:24, Isaiah 49:25, Isaiah 51:9, Isaiah 51:10, Isaiah 55:4, Isaiah 59:16-Psalms :, Jeremiah 51:20-:, Daniel 2:34, Daniel 2:35, Daniel 2:44, Hosea 13:14, Zechariah 12:8, 1 Corinthians 15:21-Ezekiel :, Hebrews 2:14, Hebrews 2:15

they have: Zechariah 10:5-Judges :, Zechariah 10:12, Zechariah 12:3-Ruth :

their: Isaiah 49:10, Isaiah 51:12, Isaiah 52:12, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Ezekiel 34:23, Ezekiel 34:24, Hosea 1:11, Hosea 3:5, Zechariah 9:14, Zechariah 9:15, John 10:27-Amos :, Hebrews 2:9, Hebrews 2:10, Hebrews 6:20, Revelation 7:17, Revelation 17:14, Revelation 19:13-Esther :

Reciprocal: Exodus 11:4 - will I go Numbers 33:3 - with an high Deuteronomy 9:3 - goeth over Joshua 3:6 - Take up Judges 4:14 - is not Judges 16:3 - took 1 Chronicles 14:15 - for God 2 Chronicles 20:27 - forefront 2 Chronicles 32:1 - win them Psalms 68:7 - thou didst Psalms 107:16 - General Isaiah 24:10 - city Jeremiah 39:2 - was Obadiah 1:1 - Arise John 10:4 - he goeth Revelation 20:9 - and compassed

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Micah 2". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/micah-2.html.