Micah 2:11

“If a man walking in the spirit and falshood, doe lie, saying, I will prophecie vnto thee of wine and of strong drinke, he shall euen bee the prophet of this people.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

If a man walking in the spirit and falsehood do lie, [saying], I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.
- King James Version

"If a man walking after wind and falsehood Had told lies {and said,} 'I will speak out to you concerning wine and liquor,' He would be spokesman to this people.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood do lie, `saying', I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.
- American Standard Version (1901)

If a man came with a false spirit of deceit, saying, I will be a prophet to you of wine and strong drink: he would be the sort of prophet for this people.
- Basic English Bible

If a man walking in wind and falsehood do lie, [saying,] I will prophesy unto thee of wine and of strong drink, he shall be the prophet of this people.
- Darby Bible

If a man walking in the spirit and falsehood doth lie, saying, I will prophesy to thee of wine and of strong drink; he shall even be the prophet of this people.
- Webster's Bible

If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood lies: "I will prophesy to you of wine and of strong drink;" he would be the prophet of this people.
- World English Bible

If one is going [with] the wind, And [with] falsehood hath lied: `I prophesy to thee of wine, and of strong drink,' He hath been the prophet of this people!
- Youngs Literal Bible

If a man walking in wind and falsehood do lie: 'I will preach unto thee of wine and of strong drink'; he shall even be the preacher of this people.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 2:11


2:11 Walking - If a man pretend to have the spirit of prophesy. Saying - You shall have plenty of days, and may eat, drink, and be merry. He shall even be the prophet - Such they like and chuse.


Discussion for Micah 2

  • BSP
    Verses 1 and 2 show that greed and covetousness can lead one to do anything, even if it hurts others, to gain material things.
  • Juan Jimenez
    Micah was used of God to prophesy but"Holy men of old spoke as God the Holy Spirit moved them". All scripture is of God regardless of who spoke.
  • Nathan Mapombere
    The Prophet Micah from the village / city of Moresheth wrote this book.
  • Micah
    That 's my name and it 's the awesomest book so who wrote it cause I want to know
  • Tony
    Who wrote the book of micah.

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