Micah 1:14

“Therefore shalt thou give presents to Moreshethgath: the houses of Achzib shall be a lie to the kings of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therfore shalt thou giue presents to Moresheth-Gath: the houses of Achzib shalbe a lie to þe kings of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Therefore you will give parting gifts On behalf of Moresheth-gath; The houses of Achzib {will} become a deception To the kings of Israel.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore shalt thou give a parting gift to Moresheth-gath: the houses of Achzib shall be a deceitful thing unto the kings of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For this cause give a parting offering to Moresheth-gath: the daughter of Achzib will be a deceit to the king of Israel.
- Basic English Bible

Therefore shalt thou give parting-gifts to Moresheth-Gath: the houses of Achzib shall be a lie to the kings of Israel.
- Darby Bible

Therefore shalt thou give presents to Moresheth-gath: the houses of Achzib shall be a lie to the kings of Israel.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore you will give a parting gift to Moresheth Gath. The houses of Achzib will be a deceitful thing to the kings of Israel.
- World English Bible

Therefore thou givest presents to Moresheth-Gath, The houses of Achzib become a lying thing to the kings of Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore shalt thou give a parting gift to Moresheth-gath; the houses of Achzib shall be a deceitful thing unto the kings of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 1:14


1:14 Give presents - The inhabitants of Lachish courted the assistance of the Philistines against the Assyrian. Moresheth - gath - A known city of the Philistines, called Moresheth - gath, to distinguish it from a town of the same name in the tribe of Judah. Achzib - This was also a city of the Philistines. A lie - A lying refuge, a prop that will break under them.


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