New Living Translation
You have evicted women from their pleasant homes and forever stripped their children of all that God would give them.
King James Bible
The women of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken away my glory for ever.
Darby Bible Translation
The women of my people do ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their young children do ye take away my magnificence for ever.
World English Bible
You drive the women of my people out from their pleasant houses; from their young children you take away my blessing forever.
Young's Literal Translation
The women of My people ye cast out from its delightful house, From its sucklings ye take away My honour to the age.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:9 The women - The widows. Of my people - Of Israelites, not strangers, that were by peculiar provision from God's law, to be tenderly dealt with, Exod 22:22. Cast out - You have turned out of their old habitations. From their children - You have turned their children out of their houses, and estates, which were secured by the law of God from any sale beyond the jubilee; yet you have confiscated them for ever. My glory - Which was the glory of my bounty to them.
Micah must have been a very striking personality. Like Amos, he was a native of the country--somewhere in the neighbourhood of Gath; and he denounces with fiery earnestness the sins of the capital cities, Samaria in the northern kingdom, and Jerusalem in the southern. To him these cities seem to incarnate the sins of their respective kingdoms, i. 5; and for both ruin and desolation are predicted, i. 6, iii. 12. Micah expresses with peculiar distinctness the sense of his inspiration and the object …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
My home is gone, and no one is left to help me rebuild it. My children have been taken away, and I will never see them again.
"In this way, I will demonstrate my glory to the nations. Everyone will see the punishment I have inflicted on them and the power of my fist when I strike.
They trample helpless people in the dust and shove the oppressed out of the way. Both father and son sleep with the same woman, corrupting my holy name.
For as the waters fill the sea, the earth will be filled with an awareness of the glory of the LORD.
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