Micah 7:17
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
They will lickיְלַחֲכ֤וּ
(ye·la·cha·chu)
3897: to licka prim. root
the dustעָפָר֙
(a·far)
6083: dry earth, dustfrom an unused word
like a serpent,כַּנָּחָ֔שׁ
(kan·na·chash,)
5175: a serpentfrom an unused word
Like reptilesכְּזֹחֲלֵ֣י
(ke·zo·cha·lei)
2119a: to shrink back, crawl awaya prim. root
of the earth.אֶ֔רֶץ
(e·retz,)
776: earth, landa prim. root
They will come tremblingיִרְגְּז֖וּ
(yir·ge·zu)
7264: to be agitated, quiver, quake, be excited, perturbeda prim. root
out of their fortresses;מִמִּסְגְּרֹֽתֵיהֶ֑ם
(mim·mis·ge·ro·tei·hem;)
4526: border, rim, fastnessfrom sagar
To the LORDיְהוָ֤ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
our Godאֱלֹהֵ֙ינוּ֙
(e·lo·hei·nu)
430: God, godpl. of eloah
they will come in dreadיִפְחָ֔דוּ
(yif·cha·du,)
6342: to dread, be in dread or in awea prim. root
And they will be afraidוְיִֽרְא֖וּ
(ve·yir·'u)
3372a: to feara prim. root
beforeמִמֶּֽךָּ׃
(mim·mek·ka.)
4480: froma prim. preposition
You. 
 
  







KJV Lexicon
They shall lick
lachak  (law-khak')
to lick -- lick (up).
the dust
`aphar  (aw-fawr')
dust (as powdered or gray); hence, clay, earth, mud -- ashes, dust, earth, ground, morter, powder, rubbish.
like a serpent
nachash  (naw-khawsh')
a snake (from its hiss) -- serpent.
they shall move
ragaz  (raw-gaz')
to quiver (with any violent emotion, especially anger or fear) -- be afraid, stand in awe, disquiet, fall out, fret, move, provoke, quake, rage, shake, tremble, trouble, be wroth.
out of their holes
micgereth  (mis-gheh'-reth)
something enclosing, i.e. a margin (of a region, of a panel); concretely, a stronghold -- border, close place, hole.
like worms
zachal  (zaw-khal')
to crawl; by implication, to fear -- be afraid, serpent, worm.
of the earth
'erets  (eh'-rets)
the earth (at large, or partitively a land) -- common, country, earth, field, ground, land, natins, way, + wilderness, world.
they shall be afraid
pachad  (paw-kkad')
to be startled (by a sudden alarm); hence, to fear in general -- be afraid, stand in awe, (be in) fear, make to shake.
of the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
our God
'elohiym  (el-o-heem')
angels, exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), (very) great, judges, mighty.
and shall fear
yare'  (yaw-ray')
to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten
because of thee
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
They will lick the dust like a serpent, Like reptiles of the earth. They will come trembling out of their fortresses; To the LORD our God they will come in dread And they will be afraid before You.

King James Bible
They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of thee.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will lick the dust like a snake; they will come trembling out of their hiding places like reptiles slithering on the ground. They will tremble in the presence of Yahweh our God; they will stand in awe of You.

International Standard Version
They will lick the dust like a serpent; they will crawl from their strongholds like snakes. They will fear the LORD our God. They will be terrified because of you.

NET Bible
They will lick the dust like a snake, like serpents crawling on the ground. They will come trembling from their strongholds to the LORD our God; they will be terrified of you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will lick dust like snakes, like animals that crawl on the ground. They will come out of their hiding places trembling. They will turn away from your presence in fear, O LORD our God. They will be afraid of you.

King James 2000 Bible
They shall lick the dust like a serpent, they shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth: they shall be afraid of the LORD our God, and shall fear because of you.
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