Judges 17:13
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King James Version
Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite to my priest.

Darby Bible Translation
Then Micah said, "Now I know that the LORD will prosper me, because I have a Levite as priest."

World English Bible
Then Micah said, "Now know I that Yahweh will do good to me, since I have a Levite to my priest."

Young's Literal Translation
and Micah saith, 'Now I have known that Jehovah doth good to me, for the Levite hath been to me for a priest.'

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Geneva Study Bible

Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me {i} good, seeing I have a Levite to my priest.

(i) Thus the idolaters persuade themselves of God's favour, when indeed he detests them.

Scofield Reference Notes

[1] Now know I

A striking illustration of all apostasy. With his entire departure from the revealed will of God concerning worship and priesthood, there is yet an exaltation of false priesthood. Saying, "Blessed be thou of Jehovah," Micah's mother makes an idol; and Micah expects the blessing of Jehovah because he has linked his idolatry to the ancient levitical order.Judges 17:13 Parallel Commentaries

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Letter xxix. To Marcella.
An explanation of the Hebrew words Ephod bad (1 Sam. ii. 18) and Teraphim (Judges xvii. 5). Written at Rome to Marcella, also at Rome a.d. 384.
St. Jerome—The Principal Works of St. Jerome

The Girdle of the City. Nehemiah 3
The beginning of the circumference was from 'the sheep-gate.' That, we suppose, was seated on the south part, yet but little removed from that corner, which looks south-east. Within was the pool of Bethesda, famous for healings. Going forward, on the south part, was the tower Meah: and beyond that, "the tower of Hananeel": in the Chaldee paraphrast it is, 'The tower Piccus,' Zechariah 14:10; Piccus, Jeremiah 31:38.--I should suspect that to be, the Hippic tower, were not that placed on the north
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

The Fifth Commandment
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.' Exod 20: 12. Having done with the first table, I am next to speak of the duties of the second table. The commandments may be likened to Jacob's ladder: the first table respects God, and is the top of the ladder that reaches to heaven; the second respects superiors and inferiors, and is the foot of the ladder that rests on the earth. By the first table, we walk religiously towards God; by
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Judges 17:12
And Micah consecrated the Levite; and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Judges 18:1
In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for unto that day all their inheritance had not fallen unto them among the tribes of Israel.

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