Micah 5
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1Now gather yourself together, O daughter of troops, "" He has laid a siege against us, "" They strike [the] judge of Israel on the cheek with a rod.

2“And you, Beth-Lehem Ephratah, "" Little to be among the chiefs of Judah! From you He comes forth to Me—to be ruler in Israel, "" And His comings forth [are] of old, "" From the days of antiquity.”

3Therefore He gives them up until the time she who brings forth has brought forth, "" And the remnant of His brothers return to the sons of Israel.

4And He has stood and delighted in the strength of YHWH, "" In the excellence of the Name of His God YHWH, "" And they have remained, "" For now He is great to the ends of the earth.

5And this [One] has been peace. Asshur, when he comes into our land, "" And when he treads in our palaces, "" We have raised against him seven shepherds, "" And eight anointed of man.

6And they have afflicted the land of Asshur with the sword, "" And the land of Nimrod at its openings, "" And He has delivered from Asshur when he comes into our land, "" And when he treads in our borders.

7And the remnant of Jacob has been in the midst of many peoples, "" As dew from YHWH—as showers on the herb, "" That does not wait for man, nor stays for the sons of men.

8Indeed, the remnant of Jacob has been among nations, "" In the midst of many peoples, "" As a lion among beasts of a forest, "" As a young lion among ranks of a flock, "" Which if it has passed through, "" Has both trodden down and has torn, "" And there is no deliverer.

9High is your hand above your adversaries, "" And all your enemies are cut off.

10“And it has come to pass in that day,” "" A declaration of YHWH, "" “I have cut off your horses from your midst, "" And I have destroyed your chariots,

11And I have cut off the cities of your land, "" And I have thrown down all your fortresses,

12And have cut off sorcerers out of your hand, "" And observers of clouds—you have none.

13And I have cut off your carved images, "" And your standing-pillars out of your midst, "" And you do not bow yourself anymore "" To the work of your hands.

14And I have plucked up your Asherim out of your midst, "" And I have destroyed your enemies.

15And I have done vengeance in anger and in fury, "" With the nations who have not listened!”

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