Micah 2:9

“The women of my people haue ye cast out from their pleasant houses, from their children haue ye taken away my glory for euer.”

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Other Translations

The women of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken away my glory for ever.
- King James Version

"The women of My people you evict, Each {one} from her pleasant house. From her children you take My splendor forever.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The women of my people ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their young children ye take away my glory for ever.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The women of my people you have been driving away from their dearly loved children; from their young ones you are taking my glory for ever.
- Basic English Bible

The women of my people do ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their young children do ye take away my magnificence for ever.
- Darby Bible

The women of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken away my glory for ever.
- Webster's Bible

You drive the women of my people out from their pleasant houses; from their young children you take away my blessing forever.
- World English Bible

The women of My people ye cast out from its delightful house, From its sucklings ye take away My honour to the age.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The women of My people ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their young children ye take away My glory for ever.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 2:9


2:9 The women - The widows. Of my people - Of Israelites, not strangers, that were by peculiar provision from God's law, to be tenderly dealt with, #Exod 22:22|. Cast out - You have turned out of their old habitations. From their children - You have turned their children out of their houses, and estates, which were secured by the law of God from any sale beyond the jubilee; yet you have confiscated them for ever. My glory - Which was the glory of my bounty to 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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