Micah 5:11
New International Version
I will destroy the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds.

New Living Translation
I will tear down your walls and demolish your defenses.

English Standard Version
and I will cut off the cities of your land and throw down all your strongholds;

Berean Study Bible
I will remove the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds.

King James Bible
And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:

New King James Version
I will cut off the cities of your land And throw down all your strongholds.

New American Standard Bible
“I will also eliminate the cities of your land, And tear down all your fortifications.

NASB 1995
“I will also cut off the cities of your land And tear down all your fortifications.

NASB 1977
“I will also cut off the cities of your land And tear down all your fortifications.

Amplified Bible
“I will cut off the cities of your land And tear down all your fortifications.

Christian Standard Bible
I will remove the cities of your land and tear down all your fortresses.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will remove the cities of your land and tear down all your fortresses.

American Standard Version
and I will cut off the cities of thy land, and will throw down all thy strongholds.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall destroy the towns of your land, and I shall overthrow all of your fortified cities

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and I will utterly destroy the cities of thy land, and demolish all thy strong-holds:

Contemporary English Version
as well as your cities and your fortresses.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will destroy the cities of thy land, and will throw down all thy strong holds,

English Revised Version
and I will cut off the cities of thy land, and will throw down all thy strong holds:

Good News Translation
I will destroy the cities in your land and tear down all your defenses.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will destroy the cities in your land and tear down all your fortresses.

International Standard Version
I will cut off the cities of your land, and I will tear down all of your fortifications.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will cut off the cities of thy land, And will throw down all thy strongholds;

Literal Standard Version
And I have cut off the cities of your land, And I have thrown down all your fortresses,

NET Bible
I will destroy the cities of your land, and tear down all your fortresses.

New Heart English Bible
I will cut off the cities of your land, and will tear down all your strongholds.

World English Bible
I will cut off the cities of your land, and will tear down all your strongholds.

Young's Literal Translation
And I have cut off the cities of thy land, And I have thrown down all thy fortresses,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Remnant of Jacob
10“In that day,” declares the LORD, “I will remove your horses from among you and wreck your chariots. 11I will remove the cities of your land and tear down all your strongholds. 12I will cut the sorceries from your hand, and you will have no fortune-tellers.…

Cross References
Isaiah 1:7
Your land is desolate; your cities are burned with fire. Foreigners devour your fields before you--a desolation demolished by strangers.

Isaiah 2:12
For the Day of the LORD of Hosts will come against all the proud and lofty, against all that is exalted--it will be humbled--

Isaiah 6:11
Then I asked: "How long, O Lord?" And He replied: "Until the cities lie ruined and without inhabitant, until the houses are left unoccupied and the land is desolate and ravaged,

Lamentations 2:2
Without pity the Lord has swallowed up all the dwellings of Jacob. In His wrath He has demolished the fortified cities of the Daughter of Judah. He brought to the ground and defiled her kingdom and its princes.

Hosea 10:14
the roar of battle will rise against your people, so that all your fortresses will be demolished as Shalman devastated Beth-arbel in the day of battle, when mothers were dashed to pieces along with their children.

Amos 5:9
He flashes destruction on the strong, so that fury comes upon the stronghold.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will cut off the cities of your land, and throw down all your strong holds:

and throw.

Isaiah 2:12-17
For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low: …

Ezekiel 38:11
And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates,

Zechariah 4:6
Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This is the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.









(11) I will cut off the cities.--Fenced cities and the other paraphernalia of war will be unnecessary in the Messiah's kingdom: "they shall not learn war any more" (Micah 4:3).

Verse 11. - Cities. Abodes of luxury and pride. From Messiah's kingdom all pomp and vain glory shall be shut out. Strongholds. Such defences shall not be needed nor allowed (comp. Isaiah 2:15; Zechariah 2:4, 5).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will remove
וְהִכְרַתִּ֖י (wə·hiḵ·rat·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3772: To cut, to destroy, consume, to covenant

the cities
עָרֵ֣י (‘ā·rê)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 5892: Excitement

of your land
אַרְצֶ֑ךָ (’ar·ṣe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

and tear down
וְהָרַסְתִּ֖י (wə·hā·ras·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2040: To pull down, in pieces, break, & destroy

all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your strongholds.
מִבְצָרֶֽיךָ׃ (miḇ·ṣā·re·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 4013: A fortification, castle, fortified city, a defender


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