Micah 5:5
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New International Version
And he will be our peace when the Assyrians invade our land and march through our fortresses. We will raise against them seven shepherds, even eight commanders,

New Living Translation
And he will be the source of peace. When the Assyrians invade our land and break through our defenses, we will appoint seven rulers to watch over us, eight princes to lead us.

English Standard Version
And he shall be their peace. When the Assyrian comes into our land and treads in our palaces, then we will raise against him seven shepherds and eight princes of men;

New American Standard Bible
This One will be our peace. When the Assyrian invades our land, When he tramples on our citadels, Then we will raise against him Seven shepherds and eight leaders of men.

King James Bible
And this man shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He will be their peace. When Assyria invades our land, when it marches against our fortresses, we will raise against it seven shepherds, even eight leaders of men.

International Standard Version
And he will be our peace." "When the Assyrian invades our land, trampling through our palaces, we will raise up seven shepherds against him, even eight significant men.

NET Bible
He will give us peace. Should the Assyrians try to invade our land and attempt to set foot in our fortresses, we will send against them seven shepherd-rulers, make that eight commanders.

New Heart English Bible
He will be our peace when Assyria invades our land, and when he marches through our fortresses, then we will raise against him seven shepherds, and eight leaders of men.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This man will be their peace. When the Assyrians invade our land and trample our palaces, we will attack them with seven shepherds and eight leaders.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And this shall be peace: When the Assyrian shall come into our land, And when he shall tread in our palaces, Then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, And eight princes among men.

New American Standard 1977
And this One will be our peace.

      When the Assyrian invades our land,
            When he tramples on our citadels,
            Then we will raise against him
            Seven shepherds and eight leaders of men.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he shall be our peace when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then we shall raise against him seven shepherds and eight principal men.

King James 2000 Bible
And this one shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight princely men.

American King James Version
And this man shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

American Standard Version
And this man'shall be our peace. When the Assyrian shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this man shall be our peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land, and when he shall set his foot in our houses: and we shall raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

Darby Bible Translation
And this [man] shall be Peace. When the Assyrian shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight princes of men.

English Revised Version
And this man shall be our peace: when the Assyrian shall come into our land, and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

Webster's Bible Translation
And this man will be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

World English Bible
He will be our peace when Assyria invades our land, and when he marches through our fortresses, then we will raise against him seven shepherds, and eight leaders of men.

Young's Literal Translation
And this one hath been peace, Asshur! when he doth come into our land, And when he doth tread in our palaces, We have raised against him seven shepherds, And eight anointed of man.

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:1-6 Having showed how low the house of David would be brought, a prediction of the Messiah and his kingdom is added to encourage the faith of God's people. His existence from eternity as God, and his office as Mediator, are noticed. Here is foretold that Bethlehem should be his birthplace. Hence it was universally known among the Jews, Mt 2:5. Christ's government shall be very happy for his subjects; they shall be safe and easy. Under the shadow of protection from the Assyrians, is a promise of protection to the gospel church and all believers, from the designs and attempts of the powers of darkness. Christ is our Peace as a Priest, making atonement for sin, and reconciling us to God; and he is our Peace as a King, conquering our enemies: hence our souls may dwell at ease in him. Christ will find instruments to protect and deliver. Those that threaten ruin to the church of God, soon bring ruin on themselves. This may include the past powerful effects of the preached gospel, its future spread, and the ruin of all antichristian powers. This is, perhaps, the most important single prophecy in the Old Testament: it respects the personal character of the Messiah, and the discoveries of himself to the world. It distinguishes his human birth from his existing from eternity; it foretells the rejection of the Israelites and Jews for a season, their final restoration, and the universal peace to prevail through the whole earth in the latter days. In the mean time let us trust our Shepherd's care and power. If he permits the assault of our enemies, he will supply helpers and assistance for us.
Study Bible
A Ruler from Bethlehem
4And He will arise and shepherd His flock In the strength of the LORD, In the majesty of the name of the LORD His God. And they will remain, Because at that time He will be great To the ends of the earth. 5This One will be our peace. When the Assyrian invades our land, When he tramples on our citadels, Then we will raise against him Seven shepherds and eight leaders of men. 6They will shepherd the land of Assyria with the sword, The land of Nimrod at its entrances; And He will deliver us from the Assyrian When he attacks our land And when he tramples our territory.…
Cross References
Luke 2:14
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom His favor rests!"

Ephesians 2:14
For He Himself is our peace, who has made the two one and has torn down the dividing wall of hostility

Colossians 1:20
and through Him to reconcile to Himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through the blood of His cross.

Isaiah 8:7
"Now therefore, behold, the Lord is about to bring on them the strong and abundant waters of the Euphrates, Even the king of Assyria and all his glory; And it will rise up over all its channels and go over all its banks.

Isaiah 8:8
"Then it will sweep on into Judah, it will overflow and pass through, It will reach even to the neck; And the spread of its wings will fill the breadth of your land, O Immanuel.

Isaiah 9:6
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 10:24
Therefore thus says the Lord GOD of hosts, "O My people who dwell in Zion, do not fear the Assyrian who strikes you with the rod and lifts up his staff against you, the way Egypt did.
Treasury of Scripture

And this man shall be the peace, when the Assyrian shall come into our land: and when he shall tread in our palaces, then shall we raise against him seven shepherds, and eight principal men.

this.

Psalm 72:7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace …

Isaiah 9:6,7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government …

Zechariah 9:10 And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, …

Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world …

John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in me you might have peace. …

Ephesians 2:14-17 For he is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the …

Colossians 1:20,21 And, having made peace through the blood of his cross, by him to …

when the.

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin …

Isaiah 8:7-10 Now therefore, behold, the Lord brings up on them the waters of the …

Isaiah 37:31-36 And the remnant that is escaped of the house of Judah shall again …

Isaiah 65:8 Thus said the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and …

Jeremiah 33:15 In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness …

then.

Isaiah 44:28 That said of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure: …

Isaiah 59:19 So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory …

Zechariah 1:18-21 Then lifted I up my eyes, and saw, and behold four horns…

Zechariah 9:13 When I have bent Judah for me, filled the bow with Ephraim, and raised …

Zechariah 10:3 My anger was kindled against the shepherds, and I punished the goats: …

Zechariah 12:6 In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of …

Revelation 17:14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: …

Revelation 19:14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him on white horses, …

seven.

Job 5:19 He shall deliver you in six troubles: yes, in seven there shall no …

Proverbs 6:16 These six things does the LORD hate: yes, seven are an abomination to him:

Proverbs 30:18,29 There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yes, four which …

Ecclesiastes 11:2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for you know not what …

Amos 1:3,6 Thus said the LORD; For three transgressions of Damascus, and for …

principal men. Heb. princes of men.

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