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Micah 1 [Full Chapter]
I am Micah from Moresheth. And this is the message about Samaria and Jerusalem that the Lord gave to me when Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah were the kings of Judah. [ Judgment on Samaria ] Listen, all of you! Earth and everything on it, pay close attention. The Lord God accuses you from his holy temple. And he will come down to crush underfoot every pagan altar. ...

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Micah returned the silver to his mother, and she said, “I give this silver to the Lord, so my son can use it to make an idol.” Turning to her son, she said, “Micah, now the silver belongs to you.” But Micah handed it back to his mother. She took two hundred pieces of the silver and gave them to a silver worker, who made them into an idol. They kept the idol in Micah’s house.
One day a young Levite came to Micah’s house in the hill country of Ephraim. He had been staying with one of the clans of Judah in Bethlehem, but he had left Bethlehem to find a new place to live where he could be a priest.
Micah said, “Why don’t you stay here with me? You can be my priest and tell me what God wants me to do. Every year I’ll give you ten pieces of silver and one complete set of clothes, and I’ll provide all your food.” The young man went for a walk,
These things happened before kings ruled Israel. [ The Tribe of Dan Takes Micah’s Priest and Idols ] About this time, the tribe of Dan was looking for a place to live. The other tribes had land, but the people of Dan did not really have any to call their own.
The tribe chose five warriors to represent their clans and told them, “Go and find some land where we can live.” The warriors left the area of Zorah and Eshtaol and went into the hill country of Ephraim. One night they stayed at Micah’s house,
The six hundred warriors left the road and went to the house on Micah’s property where the young Levite priest lived. They stood at the gate and greeted the priest. Meanwhile, the five men who had been there before went into Micah’s house and took the sacred priestly vest and the idols. “Hey!” the priest shouted. “What do you think you’re doing?”
[ The Tribe of Dan Captures Laish ] The tribe of Dan took Micah’s priest and the things Micah had made, and headed for Laish, which was located in a valley controlled by the town of Beth-Rehob. Laish was defenseless, because it had no walls and was too far from Sidon for the Sidonians to help defend it. The leaders of Laish had not even asked nearby towns to help them in case of an attack. The warriors from Dan made a surprise attack on Laish, killing everyone and burning it down. Then they rebuilt the town and settled there themselves.
Even though the place of worship was in Shiloh, the people of Dan set up the idol Micah had made. They worshiped the idol, and the Levite was their priest. His name was Jonathan, and he was a descendant of Gershom the son of Moses. His descendants served as priests for the tribe of Dan, until the people of Israel were taken away as prisoners by their enemies.

24 topical index results for “Micah”

CONSCIENCE » INSTANCES OF » Of Micah, after stealing (Judges 17:2)
DISHONESTY » INSTANCES OF » Micah steals one-thousand one-hundred pieces of silver (Judges 17:2)
DISHONESTY » INSTANCES OF » Micah's priest steals his images (Judges 18:14-21)
EPHRAIM » Mount of » Residence of Micah (Judges 17:8)
FEAR OF GOD » CONSPICUOUS INSTANCES OF THOSE WHO FEARED » Hezekiah, in his treatment of the prophet Micah, who prophesied harm against Jerusalem (Jeremiah 26:19)
JONATHAN » A Levite of Bethlehem, who becomes a priest for Micah; accepts idolatry; joins the Danites (Judges 17:7-13;18:1-30)
OMRI » King of Israel » Denounced by Micah (Micah 6:16)
SAPHIR » A city prophesied against by Micah (Micah 1:11)
THEFT AND THIEVES » INSTANCES OF » Micah (Judges 17:2)
VOWS » INSTANCES OF » Of the mother of Micah, in the dedication of silver for the making of an idol (Judges 17:2,3)

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