Judges 18:4
Good News Translation
He answered, "I have an arrangement with Micah, who pays me to serve as his priest."

Contemporary English Version
The Levite replied, "Micah hired me as his priest." Then he told them how well Micah had treated him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He answered them: Michas hath done such and such things for me, and hath hired me to be his priest.

New American Bible
“This is what Micah has done for me,” he replied to them. “He has hired me and I have become his priest.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He answered them: Michas hath done such and such things for me, and hath hired me to be his priest.

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Judges 17:10 And Michas said: Stay with me, and be unto me a father and a priest, and I will give thee every year ten pieces of silver, and a double suit of apparel, and thy victuals.

Proverbs 28:21 He that hath respect to a person in judgment, doth not well: such a man even for a morsel of bread forsaketh the truth.

Isaiah 56:11 And most impudent dogs, they never had enough: the shepherds themselves knew no understanding: all have turned aside into their own way, every one after his own gain, from the first even to the last.

Ezekiel 13:19 And they violated me among my people, for a handful of barley, and a piece of bread, to kill souls which should not die, and to save souls alive which should not live, telling lies to my people that believe lies.

Hosea 4:8,9 They shall eat the sins of my people, and shall lift up their souls to their iniquity. . . .

Malachi 1:10 Who is there among you, that will shut the doors, and will kindle the fire on my altar gratis? I have no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hosts: and I will not receive a gift of your hand.

John 10:12,13 But the hireling and he that is not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming and leaveth the sheep and flieth: and the wolf casteth and scattereth the sheep, . . .

Acts 8:18-21 And when Simon saw that, by the imposition of the hands of the apostles, the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, . . .

Acts 20:33 I have not coveted any man's silver, gold or apparel, as

1 Timothy 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but

Titus 1:11 Who must be reproved, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre's sake.

2 Peter 2:3,14,15 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not. . . .

Context
The Danites Settle in Laish
3And knowing the voice of the young man the Levite, and lodging with him, they said to him: Who brought thee hither? what dost thou here? why wouldst thou come hither? 4He answered them: Michas hath done such and such things for me, and hath hired me to be his priest.5Then they desired him to consult the Lord, that they might know whether their journey should be prosperous, and the thing should have effect.…
Cross References
Judges 17:12
And Michas filled his hand, and had the young man with him for his priest, saying:

Judges 18:3
And knowing the voice of the young man the Levite, and lodging with him, they said to him: Who brought thee hither? what dost thou here? why wouldst thou come hither?

Judges 18:5
Then they desired him to consult the Lord, that they might know whether their journey should be prosperous, and the thing should have effect.

Additional Translations
“Micah had done this for me,” he replied, “and he has hired me to be his priest.”And he said to them, Thus and thus deals Micah with me, and has hired me, and I am his priest.

And he said unto them, Thus and thus hath Micah dealt with me, and he hath hired me, and I am become his priest.

And he said to them, Thus and thus did Michaias to me, and he hired me, and I became his priest.

And he said to them, Thus and thus has Micah done to me; and he has hired me, and I am his priest.

And he said unto them, Thus and thus hath Micah dealt with me, and he hath hired me, and I am become his priest.

And he said to them, Thus and thus dealeth Micah with me, and hath hired me, and I am his priest.

He said to them, "Thus and thus has Micah dealt with me, and he has hired me, and I am become his priest."

And he saith unto them, 'Thus and thus hath Micah done to me; and he hireth me, and I am to him for a priest.'
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