Micah 6:13
New International Version
Therefore, I have begun to destroy you, to ruin you because of your sins.

New Living Translation
“Therefore, I will wound you! I will bring you to ruin for all your sins.

English Standard Version
Therefore I strike you with a grievous blow, making you desolate because of your sins.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore I am striking you severely, to ruin you because of your sins.

King James Bible
Therefore also will I make thee sick in smiting thee, in making thee desolate because of thy sins.

New King James Version
“Therefore I will also make you sick by striking you, By making you desolate because of your sins.

New American Standard Bible
“So also I will make you sick, striking you down, Making you desolate because of your sins.

NASB 1995
“So also I will make you sick, striking you down, Desolating you because of your sins.

NASB 1977
“So also I will make you sick, striking you down, Desolating you because of your sins.

Amplified Bible
“So also I will make you sick, striking you down, Desolating and devastating you, because of your sins.

Christian Standard Bible
“As a result, I have begun to strike you severely, bringing desolation because of your sins.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As a result, I have begun to strike you severely, bringing desolation because of your sins.

American Standard Version
Therefore I also have smitten thee with a grievous wound; I have made thee desolate because of thy sins.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Also I shall begin to strike you and I shall destroy you because of your sins

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Therefore will I begin to smite thee; I will destroy thee in thy sins.

Contemporary English Version
Because of your sins, I will wound you and leave you ruined and defenseless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I therefore began to strike thee with desolation for thy sins.

English Revised Version
Therefore I also have smitten thee with a grievous wound; I have made thee desolate because of thy sins.

Good News Translation
So I have already begun your ruin and destruction because of your sins.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have begun to strike you with heavy blows and to ruin you because of your sins.

International Standard Version
"Therefore I will make you ill when I attack you; I will bring you to ruin because of your offenses.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Therefore I also do smite thee with a grievous wound; I do make thee desolate because of thy sins.

Literal Standard Version
And I also, I have begun to strike you, To make desolate, because of your sins.

NET Bible
I will strike you brutally and destroy you because of your sin.

New Heart English Bible
Therefore I also have struck you with a grievous wound. I have made you desolate because of your sins.

World English Bible
Therefore I also have struck you with a grievous wound. I have made you desolate because of your sins.

Young's Literal Translation
And I also, I have begun to smite thee, To make desolate, because of thy sins.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Punishment of Israel
12For the wealthy of the city are full of violence, and its residents speak lies; their tongues are deceitful in their mouths. 13Therefore I am striking you severely, to ruin you because of your sins. 14You will eat but not be satisfied, and your hunger will remain with you. What you acquire, you will not preserve; and what you save, I will give to the sword.…

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 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,

Micah 1:9
For her wound is incurable; it has reached even Judah; it has approached the gate of my people, as far as Jerusalem itself.

Micah 6:16
You have kept the statutes of Omri and all the practices of Ahab's house; you have followed their counsel. Therefore I will make you a desolation, and your inhabitants an object of contempt; you will bear the scorn of the nations."

Micah 7:13
Then the earth will become desolate because of its inhabitants, as the fruit of their deeds.


Treasury of Scripture

Therefore also will I make you sick in smiting you, in making you desolate because of your sins.

I make.

Leviticus 26:16
I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Deuteronomy 28:21,22
The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it…

Job 33:19-22
He is chastened also with pain upon his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain: …

in.

Lamentations 1:13
From above hath he sent fire into my bones, and it prevaileth against them: he hath spread a net for my feet, he hath turned me back: he hath made me desolate and faint all the day.

Lamentations 3:11
He hath turned aside my ways, and pulled me in pieces: he hath made me desolate.

Hosea 5:9
Ephraim shall be desolate in the day of rebuke: among the tribes of Israel have I made known that which shall surely be.









Verses 13-16. - § 4. For all this God threatens punishment. Verse 13. - Will I make thee sick in smiting thee; literally, have made the smiting thee sick; i.e. incurable, as Nahum 3:19, or, "have made the blows mortal that are given thee." The perfect is used to express the certainty of the future. The Septuagint and Vulgate read, "I have begun [or, will begin] to smite thee."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Therefore
וְגַם־ (wə·ḡam-)
Conjunctive waw | Conjunction
Strong's 1571: Assemblage, also, even, yea, though, both, and

I
אֲנִ֖י (’ă·nî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 589: I

will strike you
הַכּוֹתֶ֑ךָ (hak·kō·w·ṯe·ḵā)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5221: To strike

severely,
הֶחֱלֵ֣יתִי (he·ḥĕ·lê·ṯî)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2470: To be weak or sick

to ruin you
הַשְׁמֵ֖ם (haš·mêm)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 8074: To stun, devastate, stupefy

because of
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

your sins.
חַטֹּאתֶֽךָ׃ (ḥaṭ·ṭō·ṯe·ḵā)
Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 2403: An offence, its penalty, occasion, sacrifice, expiation, an offender


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