Questions tagged [micah]

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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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 ...