Micah 2:5
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New International Version
Therefore you will have no one in the assembly of the LORD to divide the land by lot.

King James Bible
Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the LORD.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast the measuring line upon a lot, in the congregation of Jehovah.

World English Bible
Therefore you will have no one who divides the land by lot in the assembly of Yahweh.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore, thou hast no caster of a line by lot In the assembly of Jehovah.

Micah 2:5 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

None that shall cast a cord - You will no more have your inheritance divided to you by lot, as it was to your fathers; ye shall neither have fields nor possessions of any kind.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam...

Joshua 18:4,10 Give out from among you three men for each tribe: and I will send them, and they shall rise, and go through the land...

Psalm 16:6 The lines are fallen to me in pleasant places; yes, I have a goodly heritage.

Hosea 9:3 They shall not dwell in the LORD's land; but Ephraim shall return to Egypt, and they shall eat unclean things in Assyria.

the congregation.

Deuteronomy 23:2,8 A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD...

Nehemiah 7:61 And these were they which went up also from Telmelah, Telharesha, Cherub, Addon, and Immer...

Christ the Breaker
'The Breaker is come up before them: they have broken up, and have passed through the gate, and are gone out by it: and their king shall pass before them, and the Lord on the head of them.'--MICAH ii. 13. Micah was contemporary with Isaiah. The two prophets stand, to a large extent, on the same level of prophetic knowledge. Characteristic of both of them is the increasing clearness of the figure of the personal Messiah, and the increasing fulness of detail with which His functions are described.
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Earliest Chapters in Divine Revelation
[Sidenote: The nature of inspiration] Since the days of the Greek philosophers the subject of inspiration and revelation has been fertile theme for discussion and dispute among scholars and theologians. Many different theories have been advanced, and ultimately abandoned as untenable. In its simplest meaning and use, inspiration describes the personal influence of one individual upon the mind and spirit of another. Thus we often say, "That man inspired me." What we are or do under the influence
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

Cross References
Numbers 34:13
Moses commanded the Israelites: "Assign this land by lot as an inheritance. The LORD has ordered that it be given to the nine-and-a-half tribes,

Numbers 34:16
The LORD said to Moses,

Deuteronomy 32:8
When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided all mankind, he set up boundaries for the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.

Joshua 18:4
Appoint three men from each tribe. I will send them out to make a survey of the land and to write a description of it, according to the inheritance of each. Then they will return to me.

Joshua 18:10
Joshua then cast lots for them in Shiloh in the presence of the LORD, and there he distributed the land to the Israelites according to their tribal divisions.

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