New Living Translation
"I know the LORD will bless me now," Micah said, "because I have a Levite serving as my priest."
King James Bible
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:13 Do me good - I am assured God will bless me. So blind and grossly partial he was in his judgment, to think that one right circumstance would answer for all his substantial errors, in making and worshipping images against God's express command, in worshipping God in a forbidden place, by a priest illegally appointed.
So Micah installed the Levite as his personal priest, and he lived in Micah's house.
Now in those days Israel had no king. And the tribe of Dan was trying to find a place where they could settle, for they had not yet moved into the land assigned to them when the land was divided among the tribes of Israel.
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