Micah 5:15
New International Version
I will take vengeance in anger and wrath on the nations that have not obeyed me.”

New Living Translation
I will pour out my vengeance on all the nations that refuse to obey me.”

English Standard Version
And in anger and wrath I will execute vengeance on the nations that did not obey.

Berean Study Bible
I will take vengeance in anger and wrath upon the nations that have not obeyed Me.”

King James Bible
And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the heathen, such as they have not heard.

New King James Version
And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury On the nations that have not heard.”

New American Standard Bible
“And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath On the nations which have not obeyed.”

NASB 1995
“And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath On the nations which have not obeyed.”

NASB 1977
“And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath On the nations which have not obeyed.”

Amplified Bible
“And in anger and wrath I shall execute vengeance On the nations which have not obeyed [such vengeance as they have not known before].”

Christian Standard Bible
I will take vengeance in anger and wrath against the nations that have not obeyed me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will take vengeance in anger and wrath against the nations that have not obeyed Me.

American Standard Version
And I will execute vengeance in anger and wrath upon the nations which hearkened not.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I shall perform vengeance in anger and in the rage of the nations, those which have not listened

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and I will execute vengeance on the heathen in anger and wrath, because they hearkened not.

Contemporary English Version
I will become furious and take revenge on the nations that refuse to obey me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I will execute vengeance in wrath and in indignation among all the nations that have not given ear.

English Revised Version
And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the nations which hearkened not.

Good News Translation
And in my great anger I will take revenge on all nations that have not obeyed me."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will take revenge with great anger on the nations that do not obey me."

International Standard Version
I will execute vengeance, anger, and fury on the nations who do not obey."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury upon the nations, Because they hearkened not.

Literal Standard Version
And I have done vengeance in anger and in fury, With the nations who have not listened!”

NET Bible
I will angrily seek vengeance on the nations that do not obey me."

New Heart English Bible
I will execute vengeance in anger, and wrath on the nations that did not listen."

World English Bible
I will execute vengeance in anger, and wrath on the nations that didn't listen."

Young's Literal Translation
And I have done vengeance in anger and in fury, With the nations who have not hearkened!

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Remnant of Jacob
14I will root out the Asherah poles from your midst and demolish your cities. 15I will take vengeance in anger and wrath upon the nations that have not obeyed Me.”

Cross References
Psalm 149:7
to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples,

Isaiah 1:24
Therefore the Lord GOD of Hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, declares: "Ah, I will be relieved of My foes and avenge Myself on My enemies.

Isaiah 65:12
I will destine you for the sword, and you will all kneel down to be slaughtered, because I called and you did not answer, I spoke and you did not listen; you did evil in My sight and chose that in which I did not delight."

Micah 6:1
Hear now what the LORD says: "Arise, plead your case before the mountains, and let the hills hear your voice.


Treasury of Scripture

And I will execute vengeance in anger and fury on the heathen, such as they have not heard.

Micah 5:8
And the remnant of Jacob shall be among the Gentiles in the midst of many people as a lion among the beasts of the forest, as a young lion among the flocks of sheep: who, if he go through, both treadeth down, and teareth in pieces, and none can deliver.

Psalm 149:7
To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;

2 Thessalonians 1:8
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:









(15) Such as they have not heard.--Rather, which have not been obedient--i.e., which had not availed themselves of the opportunities of learning the true religion.

Verse 15. - The time of Messiah is the era when judgment shall fall on the obdurate heathen. Such as they have not heard; rather, which have not hearkened, which are disobedient. Septuagint, "Because they hearkened not" (comp. Isaiah 66:15-18; Joel 3:9, etc.; Zephaniah 3:8; Haggai 2:22; 2 Thessalonians 1:7-10). It is implied that some of the heathen will hearken to the revelation of Jehovah by the Messiah.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I will take
וְעָשִׂ֜יתִי (wə·‘ā·śî·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make

vengeance
נָקָ֖ם (nā·qām)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5359: Vengeance

in anger
בְּאַ֧ף (bə·’ap̄)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

and wrath
וּבְחֵמָ֛ה (ū·ḇə·ḥê·māh)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 2534: Heat, anger, poison

upon the nations
הַגּוֹיִ֑ם (hag·gō·w·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

that
אֲשֶׁ֖ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

have not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

obeyed Me.”
שָׁמֵֽעוּ׃ (šā·mê·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently


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