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Micah 1:10-12 The Voice (VOICE)

This listing of 11 conquered Israelite cities begins with David’s quote about Gath when he was lamenting the deaths of Saul and Jonathan (2 Samuel 1:20).

10     Do not tell this in Gath. Do not weep even a little.[a]
        In Beth-le-aphrah, wallow in the dust as you mourn.
11     Travel on, you who live in Shaphir, no longer beautiful but naked and ashamed.
        You who live in Zaanan, do not come out when the enemy approaches.
    Beth-ezel is weeping, “He is tearing you away from His foundations,”
        and she won’t be there to support her neighbors.
12     Those who live in Maroth wait anxiously for good news;
        the Eternal sends disaster down to the gates of Jerusalem.

Footnotes:

  1. 1:10 Greek manuscripts read, “not in Acco.”
The Voice (VOICE)

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