A commentary on the prophecy of Micah

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Bible. -- O.T. -- Micah -- Comment
Other titlesBible. O.T. Micah. English. 1692
Statementby Edward Pococke ..
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 727:45
The Physical Object
Pagination[16], 111 p
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Open LibraryOL15041055M

The scribes at the time of the NT knew Micah's prophecy as well and correctly referred Micah to the Messiah king of Israel's place of birth. When the wise men from the east came to Jerusalem to worship the Lord Jesus they were sent to Bethlehem according to Micah Micah indicated it here; and the prophecy of Revelation covers the same incredible event again and again in the parallelisms regarding the "battle" of Armageddon, the destruction of the beast, and of the false prophet, etc.

(See my commentary on Romans, pp.for extensive studies on the very event Micah prophesied here.). Micah was a contemporary of Isaiah.

He served as a prophet in the 8th century BC. The world power at this time was Assyria which had conquered the Northern Kingdom of the divided Israel. Those professing to be people of God were practicing sensual idolatry and the leaders were corrupt.

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Micah called for repentance and announced judgment. I know Micah isn't the most popular book, but if you're studying it seriously, or planning to preach on it, this book is one of the best tools you could use.

I'm not sure I'd recommend it for a casual Bible reader, but if you really want to study Micah, I highly recommend this book/5. Read Micah commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete).

Study the bible online using commentary on Micah and more. Waltke’s discussion of the book’s oracles of hope reveals its overall effect — to escalate the hope of both Israel and the Christian church in the appearance of God’s kingdom in history.

Learned yet accessible, this is an ideal commentary on Micah for teachers, pastors, and students alike/5(16). The book of Micah is the sixth book of the 12 Minor Prophets. Time setting of Micah. Micah prophesied during the days of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah (Micah ).

Jotham and Hezekiah were good kings, but Ahaz was very wicked. Micah’s career began a little later than his contemporaries, Isaiah and Hosea (Isaiah ; Hosea Micah 1 – Coming Judgment on Israel and Judah A.

Coming judgment on Israel. A commentary on the prophecy of Micah book (1) Introduction to the prophecy of Micah. The word of the LORD that came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.

Micah of Moresheth: The city of Moresheth (also called Moresheth Gath in Micah ) was about 25 miles ( These prophecies of Micah might well be called his lamentations. Mic Here is, I. A general account of this prophet and his prophecy, v.

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This is prefixed for the satisfaction of all that read and hear the prophecy of this book, who will give the more credit to it when they know the author and his authority.

In this book, Micah announces that God's justice is coming in order to create a new future of love and faithfulness on the other side of Israel's sin and exile.

#Micah #TheBibleProject #BibleVideo. Micah was a contemporary of Isaiah. Apparently Micah died in peace in the days of good King Hezekiah (Jer. Much of Micah’s prophecy is very severe in tone, though it does contain much poetic beauty similar to that of Isaiah.

In many ways the Book of Micah is a “sister-book” to Isaiah. It has been called “Isaiah in shorthand.”.

Isaiah's prophecy is said to be concerning Judah and Jerusalem, but Micah's concerning Samaria and Jerusalem; for, though this prophecy be dated only by the reigns of the kings of Judah, yet it refers to the kingdom of Israel, the approaching ruin of which, in the captivity of the ten tribes, he plainly foretels and sadly laments.

What we find. THE BOOK OF MICAH Commentary by A. Faussett. INTRODUCTION. Micah was a native of Moresheth, not the same as Mareshah in Micbut the town called Moresheth-gath (Mic ), which lay near Eleutheropolis, west of Jerusalem, on the border of the Philistine country; so called to distinguish it from Moresheth of Judah.

The Book of Micah Introduction to the Book of Micah in the Bible. Micah - The word of the LORD that came to Micah the Morasthite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, [and] Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.

Hear, all ye people; hearken, O earth, and all that therein is: and let the Lord GOD be witness against you, the Lord from his holy temple. The prophecy of Micah is earmarked for fulfillment in the final part of the days, when Jehovah deals harshly with his erring people, sending them to.

The Book of Micah is the sixth of the twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament. Ostensibly, it records the sayings of Micah, whose name is Mikayahu (Hebrew: מִיכָיָ֫הוּ), meaning "Who is like Yahweh?", an 8th-century BC prophet from the village of Moresheth in Judah (Hebrew name from the opening verse: מיכה המרשתי).

Micah begins his prophecy with the same words. The three divisions of his book each begins with this call to Hear: Micah ; ; Micaiah had seen “all Israel scattered upon the hills, as sheep that have not a shepherd.” Micah’s prophecy abounds in allusions to.

The superscription () of [Micah’s] book dates him to the days of the kings of Judah: Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. According to this information (and we realize that the chronological data at our disposal are a bit uncertain), Micah appeared on the scene at the very latest in the year (B.C.E.).

Micah says that his message will be good to those who do good, but those who treat God as an enemy and God's people as easy prey can expect to be expelled from the land () (Homer Heater, Jr., Notes on the Book of Micah, unpublished class notes in seminar in the preexilic Old Testament prophets [Dallas Theological Seminary, Fall ], 37).

Micah In the last days it shall come to pass, &c., — The first three of these verses are the same as Isaiahwhere see the evidently “contain a prophecy which was to be fulfilled by the coming of the Messiah; when the [believing] Gentiles were to be admitted into covenant with God, and the apostles were to preach the gospel, beginning at Jerusalem; when Christ was.

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Waltke, Eerdmans,pp. Waltke’s Commentary on Micah quickly distinguishes itself from other commentaries on this book by displaying an unprecedented exegetical thoroughness, an expert understanding of historical context, and a keen interest in illuminating the contribution of Micah to Christian theology.

Commentary on the Book of Micah by Matthew Henry. Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in(six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (–) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of.

The prophecy of Micah has three basic messages: the sin, punishment, and restoration of Israel, which are repeated in different ways. An abuse of Micah feeds Judeo-Zionist interpretations concerning Palestine today, and they with their sick fantasies concerning the enemies of.

Mic. are spoken upon behalf of the spiritual remnant, in whose mouths Micah places a confession of sins and a plea for Jehovah to receive them. A final prophecy of what God will do (Micah ) brings the prophecy of Micah to a close.

Micah (Hebrew: מִיכָה הַמֹּרַשְׁתִּי Mīḵā hammōraštī “Micah the Morashtite”) was a prophet in Judaism who prophesied from approximately to BC in Judah and is the author of the Book of is considered one of the twelve minor prophets of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) and was a contemporary of the prophets Isaiah, Amos and : Moresheth.

The Book of Micah. by Ernest L. Martin, Ph.D., September 1. Transcribed and edited by David Sielaff, July Read the accompanying. Newsletter for July Micah is sixth in order of the Twelve Minor Prophets. It is next to the last of those prophets who prophesiedin the period of the Assyrian s uprem-acy, which would be from the 9th.

Book Overview of Micah The following diagram shows how many times and where in Micah words of comfort and hope are used compared to words of warning and judgment.

Remember the chapter divisions are artificial but even still the diagram enables us. Micah announces that God's justice is coming in order to create a new future of love and faithfulness on the other side of Israel's sin and exile. The book of Micah describes God's coming judgment on Israel because of its rebellion.

The Assyrian Empire and then the Babylon Empire would destroy the nation and leave Jerusalem in ruin. Get this from a library. A commentary on the prophecy of Micah. [Edward Pococke] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. With refreshing respect for the reader, Hillers lays out the evidence for his case cautiously and asks the readers to form their own decisions.

He very sensitively explicates the many figures of speech and collects a most helpful set of biblical passages which illuminate the text.

His skill in saying much in a few, well-chosen words is impressive. TIME:Micah was a contemporary of Isaiah and prophesied during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah (Micah ).

He was younger than Isaiah, and his prophecy might be called a miniature Isaiah or Isaiah in shorthand, since there are striking similarities. Ewald and Wellhausen attacked the unity of this book. It is the same attack that has.Hope for the future is expressed in the messianic prophecy recorded in Chapter 5, but whether this prophecy is Micah's or an addition to the book made by a later writer is uncertain.

What is unique about this prophecy is that it names Bethlehem as the place where the Messiah will be born. The prophecy regarding the birthplace of the Savior comes out of the book of Micah—the eighth century prophet of Israel. This prophecy was so well-known among covenant people that when Herod inquired about where the Christ was to be born, the chief priests and the scribes instantaneously directed him to Micahsaying.