Micah 2:5

“Therefore thou shalt haue none that shall cast a cord by lot in the Congregation of the Lord.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the LORD.
- King James Version

"Therefore you will have no one stretching a measuring line For you by lot in the assembly of the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the line by lot in the assembly of Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause you will have no one to make the decision by the measuring line in the meeting of the Lord.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the measuring line upon a lot, in the congregation of Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore you will have no one who divides the land by lot in the assembly of Yahweh.
- World English Bible

Therefore, thou hast no caster of a line by lot In the assembly of Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the line by lot in the congregation of the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 2:5


2:5 Thou shalt have - None that shall ever return to this land, to see it allotted by line and given them to possess it. In the congregation - They shall no more be the congregation of the Lord, nor their children after them.


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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