Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Micah 2:2

Context
NETBible

They confiscate the fields they desire, and seize the houses they want. 1  They defraud people of their homes, 2  and deprive people of the land they have inherited. 3 

XREF

Ex 20:17; Ex 22:21-24; 1Sa 12:3,4; 1Ki 21:2-19; 2Ki 9:26; Ne 5:1-5; Job 24:2-12; Job 31:38; Isa 5:8; Jer 22:17; Eze 18:12; Eze 22:12; Am 8:4; Mic 3:9; Hab 2:5-9; Mal 3:5; Mt 23:14; 1Ti 6:10

NET © Notes

tn Heb “they desire fields and rob [them], and houses and take [them] away.”

tn Heb “and they oppress a man and his home.”

tn Heb “and a man and his inheritance.” The verb עָשַׁק (’ashaq, “to oppress”; “to wrong”) does double duty in the parallel structure and is understood by ellipsis in the second line.



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