New Living Translation
Others will set your boundaries then, and the LORD's people will have no say in how the land is divided.
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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:5 Thou shalt have - None that shall ever return to this land, to see it allotted by line and given them to possess it. In the congregation - They shall no more be the congregation of the Lord, nor their children after them.
Micah must have been a very striking personality. Like Amos, he was a native of the country--somewhere in the neighbourhood of Gath; and he denounces with fiery earnestness the sins of the capital cities, Samaria in the northern kingdom, and Jerusalem in the southern. To him these cities seem to incarnate the sins of their respective kingdoms, i. 5; and for both ruin and desolation are predicted, i. 6, iii. 12. Micah expresses with peculiar distinctness the sense of his inspiration and the object …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then Moses told the Israelites, "This territory is the homeland you are to divide among yourselves by sacred lot. The LORD has commanded that the land be divided among the nine and a half remaining tribes.
And the LORD said to Moses,
When the Most High assigned lands to the nations, when he divided up the human race, he established the boundaries of the peoples according to the number in his heavenly court.
Select three men from each tribe, and I will send them out to explore the land and map it out. They will then return to me with a written report of their proposed divisions of their new homeland.
And there at Shiloh, Joshua cast sacred lots in the presence of the LORD to determine which tribe should have each section.
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