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Micah 6:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a scant measure that is abominable?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure [that is] abominable?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Is there yet a man in the wicked house, [Along with] treasures of wickedness And a short measure [that is] cursed?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure [that is] abominable?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure [which is] abominable?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Even yet, are there, in the house of the lawless one, the treasures of lawlessness,—and the scant measure—accurst?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Are there yet [in] the house of the wicked Treasures of wickedness, And the abhorred scanty ephah?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— As yet there is a fire in the house of the wicked, the treasures of iniquity, and a scant measure full of wrath.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— [Are] there yet the treasures of wickednesse in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [Is there] not fire, and the house of the wicked heaping up wicked treasures, and [that] with the pride of unrighteousness?
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure [that is] abominable?

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Are there 786
{0786} Prime
Identical (in origin and formation) with H0784; entity; used only adverbially, there is or are.
yet x5750
(5750) Complement
From H5749; properly iteration or continuance; used only adverbially (with or without preposition), again, repeatedly, still, more.
the treasures 214
{0214} Prime
From H0686; a depository.
of wickedness 7562
{7562} Prime
From H7561; a wrong (especially moral).
<8676> Grammar
Qere Reading

Where the translators of the Authorised Version followed the kethiv reading rather than the qere.
[0376] Standard
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
in the house 1004
{1004} Prime
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of the wicked, 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
and the scant 7332
{7332} Prime
From H7329; thinness.
measure 374
{0374} Prime
Of Egyptian derivation; an ephah or measure for grain; hence a measure in general.
[that is] abominable? 2194
{2194} Prime
A primitive root; properly to foam at the mouth, that is, to be enraged.
<8803> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Passive (See H8815)
Count - 1415
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Micah 6:10

_ _ Are there yet — notwithstanding all My warnings. Is there to be no end of acquiring treasures by wickedness? Jehovah is speaking (Micah 6:9).

_ _ scant measure ... abominable — (Proverbs 11:1; Amos 8:5).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Micah 6:9-16.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Micah 6:10

Yet — After so many express laws, and so many examples of punishment. Treasures — Gotten by injurious courses.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
etc. or, Is there yet unto every man an house of the wicked, etc

the treasures:

Joshua 7:1 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the accursed thing: for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took of the accursed thing: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against the children of Israel.
2 Kings 5:23-24 And Naaman said, Be content, take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags, with two changes of garments, and laid [them] upon two of his servants; and they bare [them] before him. ... And when he came to the tower, he took [them] from their hand, and bestowed [them] in the house: and he let the men go, and they departed.
Proverbs 10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.
Proverbs 21:6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue [is] a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.
Jeremiah 5:26-27 For among my people are found wicked [men]: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men. ... As a cage is full of birds, so [are] their houses full of deceit: therefore they are become great, and waxen rich.
Amos 3:10 For they know not to do right, saith the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.
Habakkuk 2:5-11 Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, [he is] a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and [is] as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people: ... For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
Zephaniah 1:9 In the same day also will I punish all those that leap on the threshold, which fill their masters' houses with violence and deceit.
Zechariah 5:3-4 Then said he unto me, This [is] the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole earth: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off [as] on this side according to it; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off [as] on that side according to it. ... I will bring it forth, saith the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof.
James 5:1-4 Go to now, [ye] rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you]. ... Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth.


Leviticus 19:35-36 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure. ... Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I [am] the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 25:13-16 Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small. ... For all that do such things, [and] all that do unrighteously, [are] an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Proverbs 11:1 A false balance [is] abomination to the LORD: but a just weight [is] his delight.
Proverbs 20:10 Divers weights, [and] divers measures, both of them [are] alike abomination to the LORD.
Proverbs 20:23 Divers weights [are] an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance [is] not good.
Ezekiel 45:9-12 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice, take away your exactions from my people, saith the Lord GOD. ... And the shekel [shall be] twenty gerahs: twenty shekels, five and twenty shekels, fifteen shekels, shall be your maneh.
Hosea 12:7-8 [He is] a merchant, the balances of deceit [are] in his hand: he loveth to oppress. ... And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: [in] all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that [were] sin.
Amos 8:5-6 Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit? ... That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; [yea], and sell the refuse of the wheat?

scant measure:
Heb. measure of leanness
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