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A Ruler from Bethlehem

[a]But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah,
    are only a small village among all the people of Judah.
Yet a ruler of Israel,
    whose origins are in the distant past,
    will come from you on my behalf.

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Footnotes

  1. 5:2 Verses 5:2-15 are numbered 5:1-14 in Hebrew text.

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