Micah 4:6
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New International Version
"In that day," declares the LORD, "I will gather the lame; I will assemble the exiles and those I have brought to grief.

New Living Translation
"In that coming day," says the LORD, "I will gather together those who are lame, those who have been exiles, and those whom I have filled with grief.

English Standard Version
In that day, declares the LORD, I will assemble the lame and gather those who have been driven away and those whom I have afflicted;

Berean Study Bible
“On that day,” declares the LORD, “I will gather the lame; I will assemble the outcast, even those whom I have afflicted.

New American Standard Bible
"In that day," declares the LORD, "I will assemble the lame And gather the outcasts, Even those whom I have afflicted.

King James Bible
In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted;

Christian Standard Bible
On that day--this is the LORD's declaration--I will assemble the lame and gather the scattered, those I have injured.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD said: At that time I will gather my people--the lame and the outcasts, and all others into whose lives I have brought sorrow.

Good News Translation
"The time is coming," says the LORD, "when I will gather together the people I punished, those who have suffered in exile.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
On that day-- this is the LORD's declaration-- I will assemble the lame and gather the scattered, those I have injured.

International Standard Version
"At that time," declares the LORD, "I will assemble the lame; and I will gather those whom I have scattered, along with those whom I have afflicted.

NET Bible
"In that day," says the LORD, "I will gather the lame, and assemble the outcasts whom I injured.

New Heart English Bible
"In that day," says the LORD, "I will assemble that which is lame, and I will gather that which is driven away, and that which I have afflicted;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"When that day comes," declares the LORD, "I will gather those who are lame. I will bring together those who are scattered and those whom I have injured.

JPS Tanakh 1917
In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, And I will gather her that is driven away, And her that I have afflicted;

New American Standard 1977
“In that day,” declares the LORD, “I will assemble the lame, And gather the outcasts, Even those whom I have afflicted.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In that day, saith the LORD, I will assemble her that is lame, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted,

King James 2000 Bible
In that day, says the LORD, will I assemble those that are lame, and I will gather those that are driven out, and those that I have afflicted;

American King James Version
In that day, said the LORD, will I assemble her that halts, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted;

American Standard Version
In that day, saith Jehovah, will I assemble that which is lame, and I will gather that which is driven away, and that which I have afflicted;

Douay-Rheims Bible
In that day, saith the Lord, I will gather up her that halteth: and her that I had cast out, I will gather up: and her whom I had afflicted.

Darby Bible Translation
In that day, saith Jehovah, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted;

English Revised Version
In that day, saith the LORD, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven away, and her that I have afflicted;

Webster's Bible Translation
In that day, saith the LORD, I will assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted;

World English Bible
"In that day," says Yahweh, "I will assemble that which is lame, and I will gather that which is driven away, and that which I have afflicted;

Young's Literal Translation
In that day -- an affirmation of Jehovah, I do gather the halting one, And the driven away one I bring together, And she whom I have afflicted.
Study Bible
The Restoration of Zion
6“On that day,” declares the LORD, “I will gather the lame; I will assemble the outcast, even those whom I have afflicted. 7And I will make the lame into a remnant, and the outcast into a strong nation. Then the LORD will rule over them in Mount Zion from that day and forever.…
Cross References
Psalm 147:2
The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the exiles of Israel.

Jeremiah 31:8
Behold, I will bring them from the land of the north and gather them from the farthest parts of the earth, including the blind and the lame, expectant mothers and women in labor. They will return as a great assembly!

Ezekiel 34:13
I will bring them out from the peoples, gather them from the countries, and bring them into their own land. I will feed them on the mountains of Israel, in the ravines, and in all the settlements of the land.

Ezekiel 34:16
I will seek the lost, bring back the strays, bind up the broken, and strengthen the weak; but the sleek and strong I will destroy. I will shepherd them with justice.'

Ezekiel 37:21
you are to tell them that this is what the Lord GOD says: 'I will take the Israelites out of the nations to which they have gone, and I will gather them from all around and bring them into their own land.

Micah 2:12
I will surely gather all of you, O Jacob; I will collect the remnant of Israel. I will bring them together like sheep in a pen, like a flock in the midst of its pasture--a noisy throng.

Zephaniah 3:19
Behold, at that time, I will deal with all who afflict you. I will save the lame and gather the scattered; and I will appoint praise and fame for the disgraced throughout the earth.

Treasury of Scripture

In that day, said the LORD, will I assemble her that halts, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted;

will I.

Micah 2:12 I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of you; I will surely gather …

Psalm 38:17 For I am ready to halt, and my sorrow is continually before me.

Isaiah 35:3-6 Strengthen you the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees…

Jeremiah 31:8 Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them …

Ezekiel 34:13-17 And I will bring them out from the people, and gather them from the …

Zephaniah 3:19 Behold, at that time I will undo all that afflict you: and I will …

Hebrews 12:12,13 Why lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees…

and I.

Psalm 147:2 The LORD does build up Jerusalem: he gathers together the outcasts of Israel.

Isaiah 56:8 The Lord GOD, which gathers the outcasts of Israel said, Yet will …

Jeremiah 3:18 In those days the house of Judah shall walk with the house of Israel…

Jeremiah 30:17,18 For I will restore health to you, and I will heal you of your wounds, …

Ezekiel 34:12,13 As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his …

Ezekiel 36:24 For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of …

Ezekiel 37:21,22 And say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD; Behold, I will take the …

Ezekiel 39:25-29 Therefore thus said the Lord GOD; Now will I bring again the captivity …

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

John 10:16 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must …







(6, 7) Her that halted.--Like flocks wearied with heat and journeyings. The promise immediately refers to the return when God would re-establish the Jews, and eventually come Himself to the restored Temple. And, further, His own promise sanctions the words of Micah as to the abiding character of His rule, that legacy which He left to the Church--"Lo, I am with yon alway, even unto the end of the world."

Verses 6, 7. - § 5. In this promised restoration all Israel is included, if they choose to accept, the offer. Verse 6. - In that day. The Messianic age of ver. 1. Her that halteth; Septuagint, τὴν συντετριμμένην, "her that is bruised;" Vulgate, claudicantem. Under the image of a flock footsore and dispersed, the prophet signifies the depressed condition of the excelled Hebrews (comp. Micah 2:12; Zephaniah 3:19). It is the sick and afflicted here who are to he gathered together, the remnant, that is (ver. 7), wherever found, which turns to the Lord in repentance and humility. In that day, saith the Lord, will I assemble her that halteth,.... The Jews or Israelites so described; not from the halting of Jacob their father, as Abarbinel thinks; nor because of their halting between two opinions, worshipping both the true God and idols, as in the times of Elijah; for this will not suit with the Jews in their present state; but because they were like lame and maimed sheep, to which the allusion is; or because they were guilty of sins, which are sometimes expressed by halting, Jeremiah 20:10. The word signifies such that go sideways, and not uprightly; and fitly describes such who deviate from the ways of God, and walk not according to the divine word: now "in that day" or time before referred to, the last days of the Gospel dispensation, the Lord will convert the Jews; or "heal" these lame and maimed ones, so Jarchi interprets the word; or will gather them by his Spirit and grace to the Messiah, and assemble them into his church, and among his people, and bring them into the sheepfold, under the care of the one Shepherd, the Lord Jesus Christ:

and I will gather her that is driven out; out of the land of Israel, and scattered among the nations of the world; even driven out by the Lord himself, because of their transgressions against him; see Jeremiah 16:15;

and her that I have afflicted; with various calamities, with famine and sword, with captivity and poverty; the Targum adds,

"for the sins of my people;''

the Israelites for their idolatry, and the Jews for the rejection of the Messiah, and other sins. 6. assemble her that halteth—feminine for neuter in Hebrew idiom, "whatever halteth": metaphor from sheep wearied out with a journey: all the suffering exiles of Israel (Eze 34:16; Zep 3:19).

her … driven out—all Israel's outcasts. Called "the Lord's flock" (Jer 13:17; Eze 34:13; 37:21).4:1-8 The nations have not yet so submitted to the Prince of Peace, as to beat their swords into ploughshares, nor has war ceased. But very precious promises these are, relating to the gospel church, which will be more and more fulfilled, for He is faithful that has promised. There shall be a glorious church for God set up in the world, in the last days, in the days of the Messiah. Christ himself will build it upon a rock. The Gentiles worshipped their idol gods; but in the period spoken of, the people will cleave to the Lord with full purpose of heart, and delight in doing his will. The word halteth, describes those who walk not according to the Divine word. The collecting the captives from Babylon was an earnest of healing, purifying, and prospering the church; and the reign of Christ shall continue till succeeded by the everlasting kingdom of heaven. Let us stir up each other to attend the ordinances of God, that we may learn his holy ways, and walk in them, receiving the law from his hands, which, being written in our hearts by his Spirit, may show our interest in the Redeemer's righteousness.
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