Micah 1:16
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New International Version
Shave your head in mourning for the children in whom you delight; make yourself as bald as the vulture, for they will go from you into exile.


New American Standard Bible
Make yourself bald and cut off your hair, Because of the children of your delight; Extend your baldness like the eagle, For they will go from you into exile.


King James Bible
Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Shave yourselves bald and cut off your hair in sorrow for your precious children; make yourselves as bald as an eagle, for they have been taken from you into exile.


International Standard Version
"Shave your head and cut off your locks as you mourn your beloved children. Make yourself bald as an eagle, because they will go from you into exile!"


American Standard Version
Make thee bald, and cut off thy hair for the children of thy delight: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee.


Darby Bible Translation
Make thee bald, and poll thee for the children of thy delights; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle, for they are gone into captivity from thee.


Young's Literal Translation
Make bald and shave, for thy delightful sons, Enlarge thy baldness as an eagle, For they have removed from thee!
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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
2 Kings 17:6
In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria, and placed them in Halah and in Habor by the river of Gozan, and in the cities of the Medes.


Isaiah 22:12
And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:


Jeremiah 7:29
Cut off your hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on high places; for the LORD has rejected and forsaken the generation of his wrath.


Jeremiah 47:5
Baldness is come on Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off with the remnant of their valley: how long will you cut yourself?


Amos 7:11
For thus Amos said, Jeroboam shall die by the sword, and Israel shall surely be led away captive out of their own land.


Amos 7:17
Therefore thus said the LORD; Your wife shall be an harlot in the city, and your sons and your daughters shall fall by the sword, and your land shall be divided by line; and you shall die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land.


Treasury of Scripture

Make you bald, and poll you for your delicate children; enlarge your baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from you.

bald.

Job 1:20 Then Job arose, and rent his mantle, and shaved his head, and fell down on the ground, and worshipped,

Isaiah 15:2 He is gone up to Bajith, and to Dibon, the high places, to weep: Moab shall howl over Nebo, and over Medeba...

Isaiah 22:12 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:

Jeremiah 6:26 O daughter of my people, gird you with sackcloth, and wallow yourself in ashes: make you mourning, as for an only son...

Jeremiah 7:29 Cut off your hair, O Jerusalem, and cast it away, and take up a lamentation on high places...

Jeremiah 16:6 Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves...

Amos 8:10 And I will turn your feasts into mourning, and all your songs into lamentation; and I will bring up sackcloth on all loins...

thy delicate.

Deuteronomy 28:56,57 The tender and delicate woman among you...

Isaiah 3:16-26 Moreover the LORD said, Because the daughters of Zion are haughty, and walk with stretched forth necks and wanton eyes...

Lamentations 4:5-8 They that did feed delicately are desolate in the streets: they that were brought up in scarlet embrace dunghills...

for.

Deuteronomy 28:41 You shall beget sons and daughters, but you shall not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.

2 Kings 17:6 In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria took Samaria, and carried Israel away into Assyria...

Isaiah 39:6,7 Behold, the days come, that all that is in your house, and that which your fathers have laid up in store until this day...

Strong's Concordance
Make thee bald, and poll thee for thy delicate children; enlarge thy baldness as the eagle; for they are gone into captivity from thee.
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Micah Chapter 1 Verse 16

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