Micah 7:8

“Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD shall be a light unto me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Reioyce not against mee, O mine enemie: When I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darknes, the Lord shall be a light vnto me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy. Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the LORD is a light for me.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah will be a light unto me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be glad because of my sorrow, O my hater: after my fall I will be lifted up; when I am seated in the dark, the Lord will be a light to me.
- Basic English Bible

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: though I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, Jehovah shall be a light unto me.
- Darby Bible

Rejoice not against me, O my enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the LORD will be a light to me.
- Webster's Bible

Don't rejoice against me, my enemy. When I fall, I will arise. When I sit in darkness, Yahweh will be a light to me.
- World English Bible

Thou dost not rejoice over me, O mine enemy, When I have fallen, I have risen, When I sit in darkness Jehovah is a light to me.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy; though I am fallen, I shall arise; though I sit in darkness, the LORD is a light unto me.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Micah 7:8


7:8 Rejoice not - The prophet personates the church. Let it be no matter of glorying to thee, that the day of calamity hath overtaken me. In darkness - When affliction, war, famine, and captivity cover me. A light - Shall support, comfort and deliver me.


Discussion for Micah 7

  • Orlando
    Verse 18 reveals the magnanimity of Almighty God's forgiving grace.
    Oooh Lord God your name be praised forevermore!!
  • Katharina commy hepbzubah izobs
    Is the revelation of the world as it it now , and how we as humans should put all our trust in Gods word! As some of us have witnessed ,we all must understand the times as it is, wait upon the lord , and his directions, in doing so , we get to overcome all adversaries.The word is so active ,we see, and feel his power only when we believe and obey , in our obedience we activate awesome God powers
  • Lilian
    Therefore I will look unto the Lord and i will wait for my God of Salvation. God will hear me. Thank you Jesus for teaching me how to wait i know you have appointed time to heal us and bless us. For your thoughts are higher than our thoughts and your ways are higher than our ways. I will keep still and know that you're my God thank u for the BLOOD LORD. I WILL PRAISE U AND WORSHIP YOU ALONE AMEN
  • Rhonda Strong
    This verse is so uplifting. He has heard my cry many, many times!
  • Gmk
    I thank God that he sees the inside of us. Today's verse has uplifted me. I know what I'm going through is for a while I will once see the light from God
  • Kareene Terry
    To me this means that i will be patience with my Lord and i believe in him. And that My Lord will hear all of my prayers!

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