(A)Will the Lord be pleased with[a] thousands of rams,
    with ten thousands of rivers of oil?
(B)Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression,
    the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?”
He has told you, O man, what is good;
    and (C)what does the Lord require of you
but to do justice, and to love kindness,[b]
    and to (D)walk humbly with your God?

Destruction of the Wicked

The voice of the Lord cries to the city—
    and it is sound wisdom to fear (E)your name:
“Hear of (F)the rod and of him who appointed it![c]

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Footnotes

  1. Micah 6:7 Or Will the Lord accept
  2. Micah 6:8 Or steadfast love
  3. Micah 6:9 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain

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