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Micah 3

Introduction

Overview

Micah 3:1, The cruelty of the princes; Micah 3:5, The falsehood of the prophets; Micah 3:8, The ill-grounded security of them both.

Verse 1

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Hear: Micah 3:9, Micah 3:10, Isaiah 1:10, Jeremiah 13:15-18, Jeremiah 22:2, Jeremiah 22:3, Hosea 5:1, Amos 4:1

Is it: Deuteronomy 1:13-17, Deuteronomy 16:18, 2 Chronicles 19:5-10, Psalms 14:4, Psalms 82:1-5, Jeremiah 5:4, Jeremiah 5:5, 1 Corinthians 6:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 23:6 - General Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall hear Deuteronomy 25:1 - General 1 Kings 21:19 - Hast thou killed 2 Chronicles 36:14 - all the chief Nehemiah 13:17 - I contended Psalms 58:2 - in heart Psalms 82:2 - judge Psalms 82:5 - know not Psalms 101:8 - early Proverbs 29:7 - but Proverbs 30:14 - to devour Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 1:23 - princes Isaiah 3:5 - the people Isaiah 10:1 - them Isaiah 29:10 - rulers Isaiah 32:6 - empty Isaiah 59:6 - their works Jeremiah 6:7 - violence Jeremiah 7:2 - Hear Jeremiah 17:20 - General Jeremiah 21:11 - General Jeremiah 32:32 - they Jeremiah 38:4 - the princes Ezekiel 9:9 - perverseness Ezekiel 22:6 - the princes Ezekiel 34:2 - Woe Ezekiel 34:3 - ye kill Ezekiel 45:8 - and my princes Ezekiel 46:18 - thrust Hosea 12:7 - he loveth Joel 1:2 - Hear Amos 3:1 - Hear Amos 5:11 - treading Micah 6:12 - the rich Habakkuk 1:4 - for Zephaniah 3:3 - princes Zechariah 7:10 - oppress Zechariah 11:5 - possessors Mark 12:40 - devour Luke 13:32 - that fox Luke 18:2 - which Romans 13:4 - he is

Verse 2

hate: 1 Kings 21:20, 1 Kings 22:6-8, Amos 5:10-14, Luke 19:14, John 7:7, John 15:18, John 15:19, John 15:23, John 15:24, Acts 7:51, Acts 7:52, Romans 12:9, 2 Timothy 3:3

love: 2 Chronicles 19:2, Psalms 15:4, Psalms 139:21, Psalms 139:22, Proverbs 28:4, John 18:40, Romans 1:32

pluck: Psalms 53:4, Isaiah 3:15, Ezekiel 22:27, Ezekiel 34:3, Amos 8:4-6, Zephaniah 3:3, Zechariah 11:4, Zechariah 11:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 25:1 - General Job 31:31 - Oh Psalms 14:4 - eat up Psalms 52:3 - lovest Psalms 57:3 - from the reproach of him Psalms 94:5 - break Psalms 103:6 - executeth Proverbs 1:12 - swallow Proverbs 21:10 - findeth no favour Isaiah 1:21 - it was full Isaiah 57:12 - General Isaiah 58:6 - to loose Jeremiah 6:13 - For Ezekiel 11:6 - General Ezekiel 11:7 - Your Ezekiel 16:49 - neither Ezekiel 18:7 - hath not Ezekiel 24:4 - General Hosea 4:2 - swearing Amos 2:6 - because Luke 20:47 - devour Philippians 1:10 - ye 2 Thessalonians 2:12 - but

Verse 3

eat: Psalms 14:4

and chop: Ezekiel 11:3, Ezekiel 11:6, Ezekiel 11:7

Reciprocal: Exodus 1:14 - was with rigour Job 19:22 - and are not Job 31:31 - Oh Psalms 57:3 - from the reproach of him Psalms 94:5 - break Proverbs 1:12 - swallow Proverbs 21:10 - findeth no favour Isaiah 1:21 - it was full Isaiah 3:15 - ye beat Jeremiah 6:13 - For Ezekiel 7:11 - Violence Ezekiel 22:27 - princes Ezekiel 22:29 - people Ezekiel 24:4 - General Amos 2:6 - because John 19:31 - their Acts 23:10 - fearing James 5:3 - and shall

Verse 4

Then: Micah 2:3, Micah 2:4, Jeremiah 5:31

cry: Psalms 18:41, Proverbs 1:28, Proverbs 28:9, Isaiah 1:15, Jeremiah 2:27, Jeremiah 2:28, Ezekiel 8:18, Zechariah 7:13, Matthew 7:22, Luke 13:25, John 9:31, James 2:13

he will even: Deuteronomy 31:17, Deuteronomy 31:18, Deuteronomy 32:19, Deuteronomy 32:20, Isaiah 59:1-15, Jeremiah 33:5

as: Isaiah 3:11, Romans 2:8, Romans 2:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 8:18 - will not hear 2 Samuel 22:42 - unto the Lord 2 Kings 18:12 - they obeyed not Job 27:9 - Will God Isaiah 8:17 - hideth Isaiah 59:2 - hid Jeremiah 7:16 - I will Jeremiah 11:11 - cry Jeremiah 14:12 - they fast Hosea 5:6 - they James 4:3 - and

Verse 5

concerning: Micah 3:11, Isaiah 9:15, Isaiah 9:16, Jeremiah 14:14, Jeremiah 14:15, Jeremiah 23:9-17, Jeremiah 23:27, Jeremiah 23:32, Jeremiah 28:15-17, Jeremiah 29:21-23, Ezekiel 13:10-16, Ezekiel 22:25-29, Malachi 2:8, Matthew 15:14

that bite: Micah 2:11, Isaiah 56:9-12, Ezekiel 13:18, Ezekiel 13:19, Matthew 7:15, Romans 16:18

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 2:16 - I will take 1 Samuel 2:29 - make 2 Chronicles 18:11 - all the prophets Psalms 28:3 - speak Psalms 59:15 - if Psalms 73:6 - violence Proverbs 4:17 - General Proverbs 28:21 - for Isaiah 56:11 - they are Jeremiah 6:13 - For Jeremiah 8:10 - for Jeremiah 23:17 - Ye Jeremiah 27:15 - ye Lamentations 2:14 - prophets Ezekiel 13:4 - like Hosea 4:5 - and the prophet Zephaniah 3:4 - light Matthew 24:49 - and to Ephesians 5:6 - no Philippians 3:19 - whose God 1 Thessalonians 2:5 - a cloak 1 Timothy 3:3 - not covetous Titus 1:11 - filthy 2 Peter 2:1 - there were

Verse 6

night: Psalms 74:9, Isaiah 8:20-22, Jeremiah 13:16, Ezekiel 13:22, Ezekiel 13:23, Zechariah 13:2-4

that ye shall not have a vision: Heb. from a vision

that ye shall not divine: Heb. from divining

the sun: Isaiah 29:10, Isaiah 59:10, Jeremiah 15:9, Amos 8:9, Amos 8:10

Reciprocal: Isaiah 22:1 - of vision Isaiah 56:11 - are shepherds Jeremiah 6:15 - therefore Lamentations 2:9 - her prophets Lamentations 4:14 - have wandered Ezekiel 3:26 - and shalt Ezekiel 7:26 - but Amos 8:11 - but Zephaniah 3:4 - light Zechariah 10:2 - the diviners Zechariah 11:17 - the sword Zechariah 13:4 - the prophets Malachi 2:9 - made Matthew 15:14 - And if Luke 6:39 - shall

Verse 7

the seers: Exodus 8:18, Exodus 8:19, Exodus 9:11, 1 Samuel 9:9, Isaiah 44:25, Isaiah 47:12-14, Daniel 2:9-11, Zechariah 13:4, 2 Timothy 3:8, 2 Timothy 3:9

cover: Leviticus 13:45, Ezekiel 24:17, Ezekiel 24:22

lips: Heb. upper lip

no: 1 Samuel 14:37, 1 Samuel 28:6, 1 Samuel 28:15, Psalms 74:9, Amos 8:11

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 33:18 - the seers Jeremiah 27:9 - hearken Lamentations 2:9 - her prophets Lamentations 4:14 - have wandered Ezekiel 3:26 - and shalt Ezekiel 20:3 - As I Zechariah 11:17 - the sword Malachi 2:9 - made Matthew 15:14 - And if Luke 6:39 - shall 2 Peter 1:21 - spake

Verse 8

I am: Job 32:18, Isaiah 11:2, Isaiah 11:3, Isaiah 58:1, Jeremiah 1:18, Jeremiah 6:11, Jeremiah 15:19-21, Jeremiah 20:9, Ezekiel 3:14, Matthew 7:29, Mark 3:17, Acts 4:8-12, Acts 4:19, Acts 4:20, Acts 7:54-57, Acts 13:9-12, Acts 18:5, Acts 18:6, Acts 18:9-11, 1 Corinthians 2:4, 1 Corinthians 2:12, 1 Corinthians 2:13

to declare: Isaiah 58:1, Ezekiel 16:2, Ezekiel 20:4, Ezekiel 22:2, Ezekiel 43:10, Matthew 3:7-12, Acts 7:51, Acts 7:52

Reciprocal: Numbers 14:17 - General Isaiah 1:2 - for the Lord Isaiah 1:10 - Hear Jeremiah 7:9 - steal Jeremiah 20:7 - thou art Jeremiah 28:8 - prophesied Ezekiel 2:6 - be not Ezekiel 3:8 - General Ezekiel 3:9 - fear Ezekiel 23:36 - declare Ezekiel 34:7 - General Jonah 1:2 - cry Mark 12:14 - carest Acts 1:8 - ye shall Acts 2:4 - as Acts 4:29 - that Acts 6:5 - Stephen Acts 6:10 - the spirit Acts 7:55 - full Acts 13:16 - give Acts 17:16 - his spirit Acts 23:3 - for 2 Timothy 1:7 - but 1 John 4:6 - We are

Verse 9

I pray: Micah 3:1, Exodus 3:16, Hosea 5:1

that: Leviticus 26:15, Deuteronomy 27:19, Psalms 58:1, Psalms 58:2, Proverbs 17:15, Isaiah 1:23, Jeremiah 5:28

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 36:14 - all the chief Nehemiah 13:17 - I contended Psalms 82:2 - judge Psalms 101:8 - early Proverbs 21:7 - robbery Ecclesiastes 5:8 - regardeth Isaiah 1:15 - your hands Isaiah 10:1 - them Isaiah 58:3 - have we fasted Isaiah 59:14 - General Jeremiah 1:18 - I have Jeremiah 3:21 - for they have Jeremiah 6:7 - violence Jeremiah 7:2 - Hear Jeremiah 32:32 - they Lamentations 1:5 - for Ezekiel 9:9 - The iniquity Ezekiel 22:6 - the princes Ezekiel 22:27 - princes Ezekiel 34:7 - General Ezekiel 44:23 - General Hosea 4:2 - swearing Hosea 6:9 - so Joel 1:2 - Hear Micah 2:2 - so Micah 2:7 - named Micah 6:12 - the rich Zephaniah 1:17 - because Zephaniah 3:3 - princes Zechariah 11:5 - possessors Matthew 22:16 - neither Acts 13:16 - give Romans 13:4 - he is

Verse 10

build up Zion: Jeremiah 22:13-17, Ezekiel 22:25-28, Habakkuk 2:9-12, Zephaniah 3:3, Matthew 27:25, John 11:50

blood: Heb. bloods

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 27:25 - General Proverbs 1:19 - every Isaiah 26:10 - in the Isaiah 59:3 - your hands Ezekiel 11:6 - General Ezekiel 12:19 - because Ezekiel 21:24 - your transgressions Ezekiel 23:37 - and blood Micah 3:1 - Hear Habakkuk 2:12 - him John 18:28 - and they

Verse 11

heads: Micah 7:3, Numbers 16:15, 1 Samuel 8:3, 1 Samuel 12:3, 1 Samuel 12:4, Isaiah 1:23, Ezekiel 22:12, Ezekiel 22:27, Hosea 4:18, Zephaniah 3:3

and the priests: Jeremiah 6:13, Jeremiah 8:10, Malachi 1:10, 1 Timothy 3:3, Titus 1:11, 1 Peter 5:2

and the prophets: Micah 3:5, Isaiah 56:11, Acts 8:18-20, 2 Peter 2:1-3, 2 Peter 2:14, 2 Peter 2:15, Jude 1:11

yet: 1 Samuel 4:3-6, Isaiah 48:2, Jeremiah 7:4, Jeremiah 7:8-12, Matthew 3:9, Romans 2:17-29

and say: Heb. saying

none evil can come: Amos 9:10

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:7 - Is the Lord Leviticus 13:29 - General Numbers 22:7 - rewards of divination Deuteronomy 27:25 - General 1 Samuel 23:21 - General 1 Kings 22:11 - Thus saith 2 Chronicles 15:3 - a teaching 2 Chronicles 18:5 - Go up Nehemiah 6:12 - hired him Song of Solomon 8:5 - leaning Isaiah 3:5 - the people Isaiah 5:23 - for reward Isaiah 23:17 - and she shall Isaiah 43:27 - and thy Jeremiah 5:5 - but these Jeremiah 5:12 - have belied Jeremiah 5:31 - prophets Jeremiah 7:14 - wherein Jeremiah 11:9 - General Jeremiah 13:25 - trusted Jeremiah 14:13 - behold Jeremiah 14:14 - divination Jeremiah 14:18 - go about Jeremiah 21:13 - Who Jeremiah 22:3 - Execute Jeremiah 23:1 - pastors Jeremiah 23:14 - in the Jeremiah 23:17 - Ye Jeremiah 26:7 - General Jeremiah 28:2 - I Lamentations 4:13 - the sins Ezekiel 13:2 - prophesy against Ezekiel 13:19 - for handfuls Ezekiel 16:15 - thou didst Ezekiel 22:26 - priests Ezekiel 23:39 - they came Ezekiel 33:24 - but we Ezekiel 34:2 - Woe Hosea 4:8 - set their heart on their iniquity Hosea 8:2 - General Hosea 9:15 - all Amos 5:12 - take Amos 5:14 - as Micah 2:11 - I will Zephaniah 3:5 - is in Zephaniah 3:11 - that rejoice Matthew 7:15 - false Luke 18:11 - God Acts 24:26 - hoped Romans 2:21 - dost thou steal Philippians 3:19 - whose God 1 Timothy 6:10 - the love James 3:10 - of 2 Peter 2:3 - through

Verse 12

Zion: Micah 1:6, Psalms 79:1, Psalms 107:34, Jeremiah 26:18, Matthew 24:2, Acts 6:13, Acts 6:14

the mountain: Micah 4:1, Micah 4:2, Isaiah 2:2, Isaiah 2:3

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:22 - your high Leviticus 26:31 - And I will make Joshua 8:28 - an heap Judges 5:6 - the highways 1 Kings 9:7 - this house 2 Kings 21:12 - I am bringing 2 Kings 24:2 - according 2 Kings 25:9 - he burnt 2 Chronicles 36:19 - they burnt Job 15:28 - which are ready Psalms 74:3 - the perpetual Psalms 137:3 - wasted us Isaiah 3:8 - Jerusalem Isaiah 17:1 - a ruinous Isaiah 24:10 - city Isaiah 27:10 - the defenced Isaiah 29:17 - the fruitful Isaiah 64:10 - General Jeremiah 4:26 - the fruitful Jeremiah 7:14 - as Jeremiah 9:11 - Jerusalem Jeremiah 17:3 - my Jeremiah 21:6 - I will Jeremiah 22:5 - that Jeremiah 23:1 - pastors Jeremiah 35:17 - Behold Jeremiah 39:8 - burned Jeremiah 44:2 - a desolation Jeremiah 52:13 - burned Lamentations 1:4 - ways Lamentations 2:7 - cast off Lamentations 4:13 - the sins Lamentations 5:18 - of the Ezekiel 5:14 - I will Ezekiel 6:6 - the cities Ezekiel 15:2 - among Ezekiel 16:41 - burn Ezekiel 22:26 - priests Ezekiel 34:2 - Woe Daniel 9:2 - the desolations Hosea 2:12 - I will Micah 6:9 - Lord's Micah 7:13 - for Zephaniah 1:13 - their goods Haggai 1:4 - and Mark 13:2 - there Luke 13:35 - your Luke 19:44 - lay Luke 21:6 - there

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Micah 3". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/micah-3.html.