Micah 2:2

“And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they couet fields and take them by violence: and houses, and take them away: so they oppresse a man and his house, euen a man and his heritage.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They covet fields and then seize {them,} And houses, and take {them} away. They rob a man and his house, A man and his inheritance.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they covet fields, and seize them; and houses, and take them away: and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They have a desire for fields and take them by force; and for houses and take them away: they are cruel to a man and his family, even to a man and his heritage.
- Basic English Bible

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away; and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
- Darby Bible

And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
- Webster's Bible

They covet fields, and seize them; and houses, and take them away: and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
- World English Bible

And they have desired fields, And they have taken violently, And houses, and they have taken away, And have oppressed a man and his house, Even a man and his inheritance.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And they covet fields, and seize them; and houses, and take them away; thus they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 2:2


2:2 And his house - His family, which by this means is left to poverty. And his heritage - And this is done against ancient right and possession, nay, in a case where God hath forbidden them to sell their heritage.


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