Micah 1:12
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New International Version
Those who live in Maroth writhe in pain, waiting for relief, because disaster has come from the LORD, even to the gate of Jerusalem.


New American Standard Bible
For the inhabitant of Maroth Becomes weak waiting for good, Because a calamity has come down from the LORD To the gate of Jerusalem.


King James Bible
For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though the residents of Maroth anxiously wait for something good, disaster has come from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.


International Standard Version
Even though the inhabitants of Maroth long for success, nevertheless evil descended from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.


American Standard Version
For the inhabitant of Maroth waiteth anxiously for good, because evil is come down from Jehovah unto the gate of Jerusalem.


Douay-Rheims Bible
For she is become weak unto good that dwelleth in bitterness: for evil is come down from the Lord into the gate of Jerusalem.


Darby Bible Translation
For the inhabitress of Maroth waited anxiously for good; but evil hath come down from Jehovah unto the gate of Jerusalem.


Young's Literal Translation
For stayed for good hath the inhabitant of Maroth, For evil hath come down from Jehovah to the gate of Jerusalem.
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Context
Weeping and Mourning

8Therefore I will wail and howl, I will go stripped and naked: I will make a wailing like the dragons, and mourning as the owls. 9For her wound is incurable; for it is come to Judah; he is come to the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem. 10Declare you it not at Gath, weep you not at all: in the house of Aphrah roll yourself in the dust. 11Pass you away, you inhabitant of Saphir, having your shame naked: the inhabitant of Zaanan came not forth in the mourning of Bethezel; he shall receive of you his standing. 12For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem. 13O you inhabitant of Lachish, bind the chariot to the swift beast: she is the beginning of the sin to the daughter of Zion: for the transgressions of Israel were found in you. 14Therefore shall you give presents to Moreshethgath: the houses of Achzib shall be a lie to the kings of Israel. 15Yet will I bring an heir to you, O inhabitant of Mareshah: he shall come to Adullam the glory of Israel. 16Make you bald, and poll you for your delicate children; enlarge your baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from you.
Cross References
Isaiah 59:9
Therefore is judgment far from us, neither does justice overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.


Jeremiah 14:19
Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!


Micah 1:9
For her wound is incurable; for it is come to Judah; he is come to the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.


Treasury of Scripture

For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD to the gate of Jerusalem.

Maroth.

Ruth 1:20 And she said to them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

waited carefully. or, was grieved.

1 Samuel 4:13 And when he came, see, Eli sat on a seat by the wayside watching: for his heart trembled for the ark of God...

Job 30:26 When I looked for good, then evil came to me: and when I waited for light, there came darkness.

Isaiah 59:9-11 Therefore is judgment far from us, neither does justice overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness...

Jeremiah 8:15 We looked for peace, but no good came; and for a time of health, and behold trouble!

Jeremiah 14:19 Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you smitten us, and there is no healing for us?...

but.

Micah 1:9 For her wound is incurable; for it is come to Judah; he is come to the gate of my people, even to Jerusalem.

Isaiah 45:7 I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

Amos 3:6 Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the LORD has not done it?

Strong's Concordance
For the inhabitant of Maroth waited carefully for good: but evil came down from the LORD unto the gate of Jerusalem.
Topical Bible
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Micah Chapter 1 Verse 12

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OT Prophets: Micah 1:12 For the inhabitant of Maroth waits anxiously (Mc Mic. Mi)
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