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Micah 5:2-5 Common English Bible (CEB)

As for you, Bethlehem of Ephrathah,
    though you are the least significant of Judah’s forces,
        one who is to be a ruler in Israel on my behalf will come out from you.
    His origin is from remote times, from ancient days.
Therefore, he will give them up
        until the time when she who is in labor gives birth.
        The rest of his kin will return to the people of Israel.
He will stand and shepherd his flock[a] in the strength of the Lord,
        in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God.
        They will dwell secure,
        because he will surely become great throughout the earth;
        he will become one of peace.[b]
When Assyria invades our land and treads down our fortresses,
        then we will raise up against him seven shepherds and eight human princes.

Footnotes:

  1. Micah 5:4 Heb lacks his flock.
  2. Micah 5:5 Or this will ensure peace.
Common English Bible (CEB)

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