Judges 17:12
New International Version
Then Micah installed the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house.

New Living Translation
So Micah installed the Levite as his personal priest, and he lived in Micah’s house.

English Standard Version
And Micah ordained the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Berean Study Bible
Micah ordained the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house.

King James Bible
And Micah consecrated the Levite; and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

New King James Version
So Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and lived in the house of Micah.

New American Standard Bible
So Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in the house of Micah.

NASB 1995
So Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in the house of Micah.

NASB 1977
So Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in the house of Micah.

Amplified Bible
So Micah dedicated (installed) the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in the house of Micah.

Christian Standard Bible
Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in Micah’s house.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in Micah's house.

American Standard Version
And Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Mikah consecrated the hand of Levi, and he was a Priest to him, and he belonged to the house of Mikah

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Michaias consecrated the Levite, and he became to him a priest, and he was in the house of Michaias.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Michas filled his hand, and had the young man with him, for his priest, saying:

English Revised Version
And Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Good News Translation
Micah appointed him as his priest, and he lived in Micah's home.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Micah ordained the Levite. So the young man became his priest and a part of his family.

International Standard Version
Micah set up the descendant of Levi in ministry, and the young man became his priest while he lived in Micah's house.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Literal Standard Version
And Micah consecrates the hand of the Levite, and the young man is for a priest to him, and he is in the house of Micah,

NET Bible
Micah paid the Levite; the young man became his priest and lived in Micah's house.

New Heart English Bible
Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

World English Bible
Micah consecrated the Levite, and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

Young's Literal Translation
And Micah consecrateth the hand of the Levite, and the young man is to him for a priest, and he is in the house of Micah,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Micah's Idolatry
11and agreed to stay with him, and the young man became like a son to Micah. 12Micah ordained the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house. 13Then Micah said, “Now I know that the LORD will be good to me, because a Levite has become my priest.”…

Cross References
Numbers 16:10
He has brought you near, you and all your fellow Levites, but you are seeking the priesthood as well.

Numbers 18:1
So the LORD said to Aaron, "You and your sons and your father's house must bear the iniquity involving the sanctuary. And you and your sons alone must bear the iniquity involving your priesthood.

Judges 17:11
and agreed to stay with him, and the young man became like a son to Micah.

Judges 17:13
Then Micah said, "Now I know that the LORD will be good to me, because a Levite has become my priest."

Judges 18:4
"Micah has done this and that for me," he replied, "and he has hired me to be his priest."


Treasury of Scripture

And Micah consecrated the Levite; and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

consecrated

Judges 17:5
And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

his priest

Judges 18:30
And the children of Dan set up the graven image: and Jonathan, the son of Gershom, the son of Manasseh, he and his sons were priests to the tribe of Dan until the day of the captivity of the land.

Numbers 16:5,8-10
And he spake unto Korah and unto all his company, saying, Even to morrow the LORD will shew who are his, and who is holy; and will cause him to come near unto him: even him whom he hath chosen will he cause to come near unto him…

1 Kings 12:31
And he made an house of high places, and made priests of the lowest of the people, which were not of the sons of Levi.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Micah
מִיכָה֙ (mî·ḵāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4318: Micah -- the name of several Israelites

ordained
וַיְמַלֵּ֤א (way·mal·lê)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4390: To fill, be full of

the Levite,
הַלֵּוִ֔י (hal·lê·wî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3881: Levites -- descendant of Levi

and the young man
הַנַּ֖עַר (han·na·‘ar)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

became
וַיְהִי־ (way·hî-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

his priest
לְכֹהֵ֑ן (lə·ḵō·hên)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3548: Priest

and lived
וַיְהִ֖י (way·hî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

in [his]
מִיכָֽה׃ (mî·ḵāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4318: Micah -- the name of several Israelites

house.
בְּבֵ֥ית (bə·ḇêṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1004: A house


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