Micah 6:9

“The LORD'S voice crieth unto the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The Lords voice cryeth vnto the citie, and the man of wisedome shall see thy Name: heare ye the rodde, and who hath appointed it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The voice of the LORD will call to the city-- And it is sound wisdom to fear Your name: "Hear, O tribe. Who has appointed its time?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The voice of Jehovah crieth unto the city, and `the man of' wisdom will see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The voice of the Lord is crying out to the town: Give ear, you tribes and the meeting of the town.
- Basic English Bible

Jehovah's voice crieth unto the city, and wisdom looketh on thy name. Hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
- Darby Bible

The LORD'S voice crieth to the city, and the man of wisdom shall see thy name: hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh's voice calls to the city, and wisdom sees your name: "Listen to the rod, and he who appointed it.
- World English Bible

A voice of Jehovah to the city calleth, And wisdom doth fear Thy name, Hear ye the rod, and Him who appointed it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hark! the LORD crieth unto the city--and it is wisdom to have regard for Thy name--hear ye the rod, and who hath appointed it.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 6:9


6:9 Crieth - Either by his judgments, each of which is the Lord's voice, or by his prophets. The city - To every city in Israel and Judah, but principally to Jerusalem and Samaria. The man of wisdom - Every wise man. See thy name - Will perceive God in that cry. The rod - Hear ye the voice of God in the punishments God is now sending. Appointed it - Who hath chosen it out, and strikes with it.


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