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Micah 5:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and I will cut off the cities of thy land, and will throw down all thy strongholds.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I will also cut off the cities of your land And tear down all your fortifications.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and overthrow all thy strongholds.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And will cut off the cities of thy land,—and will pull down all thy fortresses;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I have cut off the cities of thy land, And I have thrown down all thy fortresses,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I will destroy the cities of thy land, and will throw down all thy strong holds,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw downe all thy strong holdes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— and I will utterly destroy the cities of thy land, and demolish all thy strong-holds:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And I will cut off the cities of thy land, and throw down all thy strong holds:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And I will cut off 3772
{3772} Prime
כָּרַת
karath
{kaw-rath'}
A primitive root; to cut (off, down or asunder); by implication to destroy or consume; specifically to covenant (that is, make an alliance or bargain, originally by cutting flesh and passing between the pieces).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
the cities 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
y6145
[6145] Standard
עָר
`ar
{awr}
From H5782; a foe (as watchful for mischief).
z8676
<8676> Grammar
Qere Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the kethiv reading rather than the qere.
of thy land, 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
and throw down 2040
{2040} Prime
הָרַס
harac
{haw-ras'}
A primitive root; to pull down or in pieces, break, destroy.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
thy strong holds: 4013
{4013} Prime
מִבְצָר
mibtsar
{mib-tsawr'}
From H1219; a fortification, castle, or fortified city; figuratively a defender.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Micah 5:11

_ _ cut off ... cities ... strongholds — such as are fortified for war. In that time of peace, men shall live in unwalled villages (Ezekiel 38:11; compare Jeremiah 23:6; Jeremiah 49:31; Zechariah 2:8).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Micah 5:7-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Micah 5:11

The cities — Cut off the occasion of fortifying their cities, thou shalt need no other defence than what I am to thee.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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and throw:

Isaiah 2:12-17 For the day of the LORD of hosts [shall be] upon every [one that is] proud and lofty, and upon every [one that is] lifted up; and he shall be brought low: ... And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall be made low: and the LORD alone shall be exalted in that day.
Ezekiel 38:11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates,
Zechariah 4:6 Then he answered and spake unto me, saying, This [is] the word of the LORD unto Zerubbabel, saying, Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts.
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Is 2:12. Ezk 38:11. Zc 4:6.

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