1 The word of Yahweh which came to Micah of Moresheth during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah kings of Judah. His visions about Samaria and Jerusalem.
Isa 1:1 Jer 26:18 Hos 1:1 Amos 1:1 2Chr 27:1-9 Amos 2:4-8 Amos 3:1-2
2 Listen, all you peoples, attend, earth and everyone on it! Yahweh intends to give evidence against you, the Lord, from his holy temple.
Isa 1:2 Ps 11:4 Hab 2:20 Jer 22:29 Jonah 2:7 Mal 3:5 Mic 6:1-2
3 For look, Yahweh is leaving his home, down he comes, he treads the heights of earth.
Amos 4:13 Isa 26:21 Deut 32:13 Ps 115:3 Deut 33:29 Ezek 3:12 Hab 3:19
4 Beneath him, the mountains melt, and valleys are torn open, like wax near a fire, like water pouring down a slope.
Nah 1:5 Ps 97:5 Amos 9:5 Hab 3:6 Hab 3:10 Isa 64:1-3 Judg 5:4
5 All this is because of the crime of Jacob, the sin of the House of Israel. What is the crime of Jacob? Is it not Samaria? What is the sin of the House of Judah? Is it not Jerusalem?
Amos 8:14 Jer 2:19 1Thess 2:15-16 Isa 50:1-2 Isa 59:1-15 Jer 2:17 Jer 4:18
6 So I shall make Samaria a ruin in the open country, a place for planting vines. I shall send her stones rolling into the valley, until I have laid her foundations bare.
Ezek 13:14 Mic 3:12 2Kgs 19:25 Lam 4:1 Amos 5:11 Hab 3:13 Hos 13:16
7 All her images will be shattered, all her earnings consumed by fire. I shall leave all her idols derelict- they were amassed out of prostitutes' earnings and prostitutes' earnings once more they will be.
Deut 23:18 Hos 2:12 Hos 8:6 2Chr 31:1 2Chr 34:6-7 2Kgs 23:14-15 Deut 9:21
8 This is why I shall howl and wail, why I shall go barefoot and naked, why I shall howl like the jackals, why I shall shriek like the owls;
Isa 20:2-4 Isa 22:4 Job 30:29 Isa 13:21 Isa 16:9 Isa 21:3 Jer 4:19
9 for there is no cure for the wounds that Yahweh inflicts: the blow falls on Judah, it falls on the gateway of my people, on Jerusalem itself.
2Chr 32:1-23 Isa 8:7-8 Jer 30:11-15 Mic 1:12 2Kgs 18:9-13 Isa 1:5-6 Isa 3:26
10 Do not announce it in Gath, in . . . shed no tears! In Beth-Leaphrah roll in the dust!
2Sam 1:20 Jer 6:26 Amos 5:13 Amos 6:10 Job 2:8 Josh 18:23 Lam 3:29
11 Sound the horn, inhabitant of Shaphir! She has not left her city, she who lives in Zaanan. Beth-Ezel is torn from its foundations, from its strong supports.
Isa 20:4 Ezek 16:37 Ezek 23:29 Isa 16:2 Isa 47:2-3 Jer 13:22 Jer 48:6
12 What hope has she of happiness, she who lives in Maroth? Instead Yahweh sent down disaster on the gateway of Jerusalem itself!
Jer 14:19 Amos 3:6 Isa 45:7 Isa 59:9-11 Mic 1:9 1Sam 4:13 Jer 8:15
13 Harness the horse to the chariot, you inhabitant of Lachish! That is where the sin of the daughter of Zion began; the crimes of Israel can be traced to you!
2Kgs 18:17 2Chr 32:9 Josh 10:3 1Kgs 13:33-34 1Kgs 14:16 1Kgs 16:31 2Chr 11:9
14 And so you must provide a dowry for Moresheth-Gath. Beth-Achzib will prove a disappointment for the kings of Israel.
Josh 15:44 2Kgs 16:8 2Chr 16:1-3 2Kgs 18:14-16 2Sam 8:2 Isa 30:6 Jer 15:18
15 The plunderer will come to you again, you citizen of Mareshah! And into Adullam will vanish the glory of Israel.
1Sam 22:1 Josh 15:44 Josh 15:35 2Chr 11:7 Isa 7:17-25 Isa 10:3 Isa 10:5-6
16 Off with your hair, shave your head, for the children that were your joy. Make yourselves bald like the vulture, for they have left you for exile.
Isa 22:12 2Kgs 17:6 Jer 7:29 Job 1:20 Amos 8:10 Deut 28:41 Deut 28:56-57