Micah 6:10
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New International Version
Am I still to forget your ill-gotten treasures, you wicked house, and the short ephah, which is accursed?

King James Bible
Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?

Darby Bible Translation
Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure [which is] abominable?

World English Bible
Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a short ephah that is accursed?

Young's Literal Translation
Are there yet in the house of the wicked Treasures of wickedness, And the abhorred scanty ephah?

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Are there yet the treasures of wickedness - Such as false balances and deceitful weights. See on Hosea 12:7 (note). This shows that they were not Doing Justly. They did not give to each his due.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Are, 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...

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...

Proverbs 10:2 Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivers 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 sets snares; they set a trap, they catch men...

Amos 3:10 For they know not to do right, said the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces.

Habakkuk 2:5-11 Yes also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as hell, and is as death...

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 to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole earth...

James 5:1-4 Go to now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come on you...

and.

Leviticus 19:35,36 You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in length, in weight, or in measure...

Deuteronomy 25:13-16 You shall not have in your bag divers weights, a great and a small...

Proverbs 11:1 A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 20:10,23 Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD...

Ezekiel 45:9-12 Thus said the Lord GOD; Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel: remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and justice...

Hosea 12:7,8 He is a merchant, the balances of deceit are in his hand: he loves to oppress...

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...

scant measure. Heb. measure of leanness.

Library
God's Requirements and God's Gift
'What doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?'--MICAH vi. 8. This is the Prophet's answer to a question which he puts into the mouth of his hearers. They had the superstitious estimate of the worth of sacrifice, which conceives that the external offering is pleasing to God, and can satisfy for sin. Micah, like his great contemporary Isaiah, and the most of the prophets, wages war against that misconception of sacrifice, but does not thereby
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

"On Conscience"
"For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience." 2 Cor. 1:12. 1. How few words are there in the world more common than this, Conscience! It is in almost every one's mouth. And one would thence be apt to conclude, that no word can be found which is more generally understood. But it may be doubted whether this is the case or no; although numberless treatises have been written upon it. For it is certain, a great part of those writers have rather puzzled the cause than cleared it; that they
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

An Ox in the Congregation
Friday, July 10.--I rode to London and preached at Short's Gardens on "the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth" [Acts 3:6]. Sunday, 12. While I was showing, at Charles' Square, what it is "to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with our God" [see Micah 6:8], a great shout began. Many of the rabble had brought an ox, which they were vehemently laboring to drive among the people. But their labor was in vain; for in spite of them all, he ran round and round, one way and the other, and at length
John Wesley—The Journal of John Wesley

The Pioneer's Influence Upon a Nation's Ideals.
ABRAHAM, THE TRADITIONAL FATHER OF HIS RACE.--Gen. 12:1-8; 13:1-13; 16; 18, 19; 21:7; 22:1-19. Parallel Readings. Hist. Bible I, 73-94. Prin of Pol., 160-175. Jehovah said to Abraham, Go forth from thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, to the land that I will show thee, that I may make of thee a great nation; and I will surely bless thee, and make thy name great, so that thou shalt be a blessing, I will also bless them that bless thee, and him that curseth thee will
Charles Foster Kent—The Making of a Nation

Cross References
Jeremiah 5:26
"Among my people are the wicked who lie in wait like men who snare birds and like those who set traps to catch people.

Jeremiah 5:27
Like cages full of birds, their houses are full of deceit; they have become rich and powerful

Ezekiel 45:9
"'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: You have gone far enough, princes of Israel! Give up your violence and oppression and do what is just and right. Stop dispossessing my people, declares the Sovereign LORD.

Ezekiel 45:10
You are to use accurate scales, an accurate ephah and an accurate bath.

Amos 3:10
"They do not know how to do right," declares the LORD, "who store up in their fortresses what they have plundered and looted."

Amos 8:5
saying, "When will the New Moon be over that we may sell grain, and the Sabbath be ended that we may market wheat?"-- skimping on the measure, boosting the price and cheating with dishonest scales,

Micah 6:9
Listen! The LORD is calling to the city-- and to fear your name is wisdom-- "Heed the rod and the One who appointed it.

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