Micah 1:12 {11}
Good News Translation
The people of Maroth anxiously wait for relief, because the LORD has brought disaster close to Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone in Maroth hoped for the best, but the LORD sent disaster down on Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And pass away, O thou that dwellest in the beautiful place, covered with thy shame: she went not forth that dwelleth in the confines: the house adjoining shall receive mourning from you, which stood by herself.

New American Bible
The inhabitants of Maroth hope for good, But evil has come down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And pass away, O thou that dwellest in the beautiful place, covered with thy shame: she went not forth that dwelleth in the confines: the house adjoining shall receive mourning from you, which stood by herself.

Maroth.

Ruth 1:20 But she said to them: Call me not Noemi (that is, beautiful,) but call me Mara (that is, bitter), for the Almighty hath quite filled me with bitterness.

waited carefully.

1 Samuel 4:13 And when he was come, Heli sat upon a stool over against the way, watching. For his heart was fearful for the ark of God. And when the man was come into the city, he told it: and all the city cried out.

Job 30:26 I expected good things, and evils are come upon me: I waited for light, and darkness broke out.

Isaiah 59:9-11 Therefore is judgment far from us, and justice shall not overtake us. We looked for light, and behold darkness: brightness, and we have walked in the dark. . . .

Jeremiah 8:15 We looked for peace and no good came: for a time of healing, and behold fear.

Jeremiah 14:19 Hast thou utterly cast away Juda, or hath thy soul abhorred Sion? why then hast thou struck us, so that there is no healing for us? we have looked for peace, and there is no good: and for the time of healing, and behold trouble.

but.

Micah 1:9 Therefore will I lament, and howl: I will go stript and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and a mourning like the ostriches.

Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness, I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord that do all these things.

Amos 3:6 Shall the trumpet sound in a city, and the people not be afraid? Shall there be evil in a city, which the Lord hath not done?

Context
Weeping and Mourning
11Declare ye it not in Geth, weep ye not with tears: in the house of Dust sprinkle yourselves with dust. 12And pass away, O thou that dwellest in the beautiful place, covered with thy shame: she went not forth that dwelleth in the confines: the house adjoining shall receive mourning from you, which stood by herself.13For she is become weak unto good that dwelleth in bitterness: for evil is come down from the Lord into the gate of Jerusalem.…
Cross References
Isaiah 59:9
Therefore is judgment far from us, and justice shall not overtake us. We looked for light, and behold darkness: brightness, and we have walked in the dark.

Jeremiah 14:19
Hast thou utterly cast away Juda, or hath thy soul abhorred Sion? why then hast thou struck us, so that there is no healing for us? we have looked for peace, and there is no good: and for the time of healing, and behold trouble.

Micah 1:9
Therefore will I lament, and howl: I will go stript and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and a mourning like the ostriches.

Additional Translations
For the residents of Maroth pined for good, but calamity came down from the LORD, even to the gate of Jerusalem.For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.

For the inhabitant of Maroth waiteth anxiously for good, because evil is come down from Jehovah unto the gate of Jerusalem.

Who has begun to act for good to her that dwells in sorrow? for calamities have come down from the Lord upon the gates of Jerusalem,

For the inhabitress of Maroth waited anxiously for good; but evil hath come down from Jehovah unto the gate of Jerusalem.

For the inhabitant of Maroth waiteth anxiously for good: because evil is come down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.

For the inhabitant of Maroth waited anxiously for good: but evil came down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.

For the inhabitant of Maroth waits anxiously for good, because evil has come down from Yahweh to the gate of Jerusalem.

For stayed for good hath the inhabitant of Maroth, For evil hath come down from Jehovah to the gate of Jerusalem.
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