Judges 17:5

“And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an Ephod, and Teraphim, and consecrated one of his sonnes, who became his Priest.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the man Micah had a shrine and he made an ephod and household idols and consecrated one of his sons, that he might become his priest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the man Micah had a house of gods; and he made an ephod and family gods and put one of his sons in the position of priest.
- Basic English Bible

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and made an ephod and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
- Darby Bible

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
- Webster's Bible

The man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
- World English Bible

As to the man Micah, he hath a house of gods, and he maketh an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrateth the hand of one of his sons, and he is to him for a priest;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the man Micah had a house of God, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Judges 17:5


17:5 Of gods - That is, an house consecrated for the service of God in this manner. Teraphim - A sort of images so called. One of his sons - Because the Levites in that corrupt estate of the church, neglected the exercise of their office, and therefore they were neglected by the people, and others put into their employment.


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