Author: The word of the Lord that came to Micah the Morasthite” (1:1). Micah either wrote the prophecies or dictated them to another.
Date: Approximately 700 BC.
In Ten Words or Less: Israel and Judah will suffer for their idolatry and injustice.
Details: Micah chastises both the northern and southern Jewish nations for pursuing false gods and cheating the poor. The two nations will be devastated by invaders (the Assyrians), but God will preserve “the remnant of Israel” (2:12).
From Know Your Bible, published by Barbour Publishing, Inc. Used by permission.
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