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Micah show God’s anger against Jacob


1:1 The word of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
that came to Micah the Morasthite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah(/ˌhɛzɪˈkaɪ.ə/; Biblical Hebrew: חִזְקִיָּהוּ‎, romanized: Ḥīzqīyyahū), or Ezekias[c] (born c. 741 BCE, sole ruler c. 716/15–687/86 or 697–642), was the son of Ahaz and the 13th king of Judah, kings of Judah, that he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
1:2 Hear, all ya’ll people; listen, O Land, and its fullness: and let Adonaiאֲדֹנָי
Hebrew pronunciation: [ʾăḏōnāy], lit. transl. My Lords, Pluralis majestatis taken as singular) is the possessive form of adon (“Lord”), along with the first-person singular pronoun enclitic. As with Elohim, Adonai’s grammatical form is usually explained as a plural of majesty. For more info click here
YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
be witness against you, Adonaiאֲדֹנָי
Hebrew pronunciation: [ʾăḏōnāy], lit. transl. My Lords, Pluralis majestatis taken as singular) is the possessive form of adon (“Lord”), along with the first-person singular pronoun enclitic. As with Elohim, Adonai’s grammatical form is usually explained as a plural of majesty.For more info click here
from His holy Sanctuary.
1:3 For, see, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is going out of His place, and will descend, and trample on the high places of the land.
1:4 And the mountains will melt away under Him, and the valleys will split open, like wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a slope.
1:5 All this because of the sin of Jacob, and for the sins of the House of Israel. What is the sin of Jacob? wasn’t it Samaria? and who [caused] the high places of Judah? wasn’t it Jerusalem?
1:6 So I will make Samaria like a mound in the field, and like a place to plant vineyards: and I will roll away its stones to the valley, and I will uncover its foundations.
1:7 And all the carved images of it will be beaten to pieces, and all of its [idolatrous] gifts will be burned with the fire, and all the idols of it I will lay desolate: for the were gathered like the reward of a harlot, and they will return to the reward of a harlot.
1:8 Because of this I will wail and lament, I will go around delirious and naked: I will make a lamentation like the jackals, and mourning like the owls.
1:9 For her wounds [are] incurable; for it has come to Judah; it is extended to the gate of My people, up to Jerusalem.

Micah urges mourning


1:10 Don’t declare it at Gath, don’t weep at all in the house of Aphrah wallow in the dirt.
1:11 Pass on [to exile], You inhabitants of Saphir, with
nakedness uncovered. The inhabitants of Zaanan haven’t gone out in mourning for Bethezel; [the enemy] will take [the cost of] his stay from you.
1:12 Because the inhabitants of Maroth hoped for the best: but evil came down from before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
to the gate of Jerusalem.
1:13 T
ie the chariot to the stallion, Inhabitant of Lachish, that was the beginning of sin to the people of Zion: for the sins of Israel were found in you.
1:14 So will you give gifts to Moreshethgath. The houses of Achzib will become a lost cause to the kings of Israel.
1:15 Yet will I bring a dispossessor against you, O inhabitant of Mareshah:
the glory of Israel will withdraw to Adullam.
1:16 Make yourself bald, and pull out your hair for your delicate sons; Make your baldness broad like the eagle’s; for they are gone into exile from you.

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