Micah (Mi´kuh)

A shortened form of the name Micaiah (Heb., “who is like Yah[weh]?”). 1 The prophet Micah of Moresheth, a town some twenty-five miles southwest of Jerusalem, to whom the book of Micah is attributed. In addition to the information in (Mic 1:1, Jer 26:18) reports that Micah came to Jerusalem in the time of Hezekiah, that is, during the last decade or so of the eighth century BCE, and announced the destruction of the city (Mic 3:12). 2 A man in the hill country of Ephraim, a central but mainly passive figure in the story of the migration of the tribe of Dan (Judg 17-18). He established a shrine with a graven image, made an ephod and teraphim, and hired a Levite as priest at the shrine. When the tribe of Dan entered into the area, they stole Micah’s “idol of cast metal, the ephod, and the teraphim” (Judg 18:17) and took the Levite with them to their new territory in the north. 3 One of the descendants of Reuben (1Chr 5:5). 4 The son of Meribbaal who was the son of Jonathan (1Chr 8:34-35; 1Chr 9:40), the same as Mica the son of Mephibosheth in (2Sam 9:12). 5 A Levite in the time of David, one of the sons of Uzziel (1Chr 23:20; 1Chr 24:24-25). 6 The father of Abdon in the time of Josiah (2Chr 34:20), named Michiah in (2Kgs 22:12).

Mic 1:1

1The word of the Lord that came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Kings Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.

Jer 26:18

18“Micah of Moresheth, who prophesied during the days of King Hezekiah of Judah, said to all the people of Judah: ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts,
Zion shall be pl ... View more

Mic 3:12

12Therefore because of you
Zion shall be plowed as a field;
Jerusalem shall become a heap of ruins,
and the mountain of the house a wooded height.

Judg 17-18

Micah and the Levite
1There was a man in the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Micah.2He said to his mother, “The eleven hundred pieces of silver that were ... View more

Judg 18:17

17the five men who had gone to spy out the land proceeded to enter and take the idol of cast metal, the ephod, and the teraphim. The priest was standing by the ... View more

1Chr 5:5

5Micah his son, Reaiah his son, Baal his son,

1Chr 8:34-35

34and the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal became the father of Micah.35The sons of Micah: Pithon, Melech, Tarea, and Ahaz.

1Chr 9:40

40and the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal became the father of Micah.

2Sam 9:12

12Mephibosheth had a young son whose name was Mica. And all who lived in Ziba's house became Mephibosheth's servants.

1Chr 23:20

20The sons of Uzziel: Micah the chief and Isshiah the second.

1Chr 24:24-25

24The sons of Uzziel, Micah; of the sons of Micah, Shamir.25The brother of Micah, Isshiah; of the sons of Isshiah, Zechariah.

2Chr 34:20

20Then the king commanded Hilkiah, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Abdon son of Micah, the secretary Shaphan, and the king's servant Asaiah:

2Kgs 22:12

12Then the king commanded the priest Hilkiah, Ahikam son of Shaphan, Achbor son of Micaiah, Shaphan the secretary, and the king's servant Asaiah, saying,

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