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Micha is the 4th Navi of his time after Hoshea Amos and Yeshayah and his prophecy is concerning chastising the Jewish people and the reward for loving Kindness improving ones character after King Uziah died during the reign of Yosam Achaz and Chizkia.

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Why not הקם לנו נסיכי שמונה?

The last four words of Maoz Tzur end with the words הקם לנו רועים שבעה. This is a clear reference to the verse (Micha 5:4): וַהֲקֵמֹנוּ עָלָיו שִׁבְעָה רֹעִים וּשְׁמֹנָה נְסִיכֵי אָדָם But as I was ...
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Why does "like the days you went out Egypt I'll show him wonders" change subjects?

In Michah 7:15 it says "Like the days you went out of Egypt I'll show him wonders", why does the verse start off in the second person with "... The days you went out" and finish in ...
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Correct translation of Micah 5:1

1 Samuel 23:23 speaks of 'thousands of Yehudah', Micah 5:1 also speaks of 'thousands of Yehudah', but then I noticed Zechariah 12:5-6 which speaks of 'princes/leaders of Yehudah'. I know there are two ...
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"Mi Kel Komocha" corresponding to 13 Attributes of Mercy

מִי אֵל כָּמוֹךָ נוֹשא עָוֹן וְעוֹבֵר עַל פֶּשַׁע לִשְׁאֵרִית נַחֲלָתוֹ לֹא הֶחֱזִיק לָעַד אַפּוֹ כִּי חָפֵץ חֶסֶד הוּא The words of 'Mi Kel Komocha' supposedly correspond to the 13 Attributes of ...
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Remember Balak and Balaam

My people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised (plotted against you) and what (how) Balaam the son of Beor answered (responded to) him; from Shittim unto Gilgal, that ye may know (will ...
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Help finding a Maamar Chazal

The verse in Michah (7:8) says: כִּ֥י נָפַ֖לְתִּי קָ֑מְתִּי כִּֽי־אֵשֵׁ֣ב בַּחֹ֔שֶׁךְ יְהוָ֖ה א֥וֹר לִֽי As I have fallen, I have risen; as I sit in the darkness, Hashem is a Light to me. ...
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What is the Jewish understanding of Micah 5:1

I listened to a debate between a Rabbi and Christian scholar. The Rabbi quoted the end of the verse (2 in the Christian's English Translation) pointing out that Christians often quote this verse to ...
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Does anyone hold that בֵּית לָחֶם is also a person's name?

In Divrei Hayamim I 4:4 Hur is listed as the father of בֵּית לָחֶם. אֵלֶּה בְנֵי-חוּר בְּכוֹר אֶפְרָתָה, אֲבִי בֵּית לָחֶם The commentaries I have seen read this as he fathered people who lived ...
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