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Micah 1:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For, behold, Jehovah cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For, behold, the LORD cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For behold, the LORD is coming forth from His place. He will come down and tread on the high places of the earth.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For behold, the LORD cometh forth from his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For behold, Jehovah cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For lo! Yahweh, coming forth out of his place,—that he may descend, and march along upon the high places of the earth.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For lo, Jehovah is going out from His place, And He hath come down, And hath trodden on high places of earth.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For behold the Lord will come forth out of his place: and he will come down, and will tread upon the high places of the earth.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For behold, the LORD commeth forth out of his place, and will come downe and tread vpon the high places of the earth.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For, behold, the Lord comes forth out of his place, and will come down, and will go upon the high places of the earth.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For, behold, Yahweh cometh forth out of his place, and will come down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For, x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
cometh forth 3318
{3318} Prime
יָצָא
yatsa'
{yaw-tsaw'}
A primitive root; to go (causatively bring) out, in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively, direct and proximate.
z8802
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
out of his place, 4725
{4725} Prime
מָקוֹם
maqowm
{maw-kome'}
From H6965; properly a standing, that is, a spot; but used widely of a locality (generally or specifically); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and will come down, 3381
{3381} Prime
יָרַד
yarad
{yaw-rad'}
A primitive root; to descend (literally to go downwards; or conventionally to a lower region, as the shore, a boundary, the enemy, etc.; or figuratively to fall); causatively to bring down (in all the above applications).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
and tread 1869
{1869} Prime
דָּרַךְ
darak
{daw-rak'}
A primitive root; to tread; by implication to walk; also to string a bow (by treading on it in bending).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the high places 1116
{1116} Prime
בָּמָה
bamah
{bam-maw'}
From an unused root (meaning to be high); an elevation.
of the earth. 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Micah 1:3

_ _ tread upon the high places of the earth — He shall destroy the fortified heights (compare Deuteronomy 32:13; Deuteronomy 33:29) [Grotius].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Micah 1:1-7.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Micah 1:3

The Lord — He comes forth as a judge, to hear, determine, and punish. His place — Heaven, the place of his glorious throne. Come down — Shew, by the effects of his power, justice, and wisdom, that he is more eminently present there. Tread upon — Trample under foot all that is high, excellent, and matter of your glorying.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Micah 1:3

For, behold, the LORD cometh forth out of his place, and will come (c) down, and tread upon the high places of the earth.

(c) Meaning by this that God will come to judgment against the strong cities and strongholds.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
cometh:

Isaiah 26:21 For, behold, the LORD cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity: the earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Isaiah 64:1-2 Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence, ... As [when] the melting fire burneth, the fire causeth the waters to boil, to make thy name known to thine adversaries, [that] the nations may tremble at thy presence!
Ezekiel 3:12 Then the spirit took me up, and I heard behind me a voice of a great rushing, [saying], Blessed [be] the glory of the LORD from his place.
Hosea 5:14-15 For I [will be] unto Ephraim as a lion, and as a young lion to the house of Judah: I, [even] I, will tear and go away; I will take away, and none shall rescue [him]. ... I will go [and] return to my place, till they acknowledge their offence, and seek my face: in their affliction they will seek me early.

place:

Psalms 115:3 But our God [is] in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.

and tread:

Job 40:12 Look on every one [that is] proud, [and] bring him low; and tread down the wicked in their place.
Isaiah 2:10-19 Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty. ... And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake terribly the earth.
Isaiah 25:10 For in this mountain shall the hand of the LORD rest, and Moab shall be trodden down under him, even as straw is trodden down for the dunghill.
Isaiah 63:3-4 I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people [there was] none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment. ... For the day of vengeance [is] in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
Amos 4:13 For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what [is] his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, The LORD, The God of hosts, [is] his name.

the high:

Deuteronomy 32:13 He made him ride on the high places of the earth, that he might eat the increase of the fields; and he made him to suck honey out of the rock, and oil out of the flinty rock;
Deuteronomy 33:29 Happy [art] thou, O Israel: who [is] like unto thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who [is] the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall be found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
Habakkuk 3:19 The LORD God [is] my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' [feet], and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. To the chief singer on my stringed instruments.
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Dt 32:13; 33:29. Jb 40:12. Ps 115:3. Is 2:10; 25:10; 26:21; 63:3; 64:1. Ezk 3:12. Ho 5:14. Am 4:13. Hab 3:19.

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