Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod and teraphim and dedicated one of his sons, who became his priest.

New American Standard Bible

And the man Micah had a shrine and he made an ephod and household idols and consecrated one of his sons, that he might become his priest.

King James Version

And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Holman Bible

This man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and household idols, and installed one of his sons to be his priest.

International Standard Version

This man Micah had his own shrine, had crafted his own ephod and some household idols, and had installed one of his sons as a priest.

A Conservative Version

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

American Standard Version

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Bible in Basic English

And the man Micah had a house of gods; and he made an ephod and family gods and put one of his sons in the position of priest.

Darby Translation

And the man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and installed one of his sons, who became his priest.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the man Micah had a brothel of idolatry, , and made an ephod and teraphim and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Julia Smith Translation

And the man Micah to him a house of gods; and he will make an ephod and a teraphim, and he will fill the hand of one of his sons, and he will be to him for priest

King James 2000

And the man Micah had a shrine, and made an ephod, and household gods, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The man Micah had for himself {a shrine}, and he made an ephod and teraphim, and {he appointed one of his sons} who became a priest for him.

Modern King James verseion

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and made an ephod and household gods, and anointed one of his sons, who became his priest.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the man Micah had a chapel of gods, and made an ephod and images, and filled the hand of one of his sons which became his priest.

NET Bible

Now this man Micah owned a shrine. He made an ephod and some personal idols and hired one of his sons to serve as a priest.

New Heart English Bible

The man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, the man Micah, had a house of gods, - and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and installed one of his sons, who became his priest.

Webster

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

World English Bible

The man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Youngs Literal Translation

As to the man Micah, he hath a house of gods, and he maketh an ephod, and teraphim, and consecrateth the hand of one of his sons, and he is to him for a priest;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

מיכה 
Miykah 
Usage: 32

בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

of gods
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

an ephod
אפד אפוד 
'ephowd 
Usage: 49

תּרפים 
T@raphiym 
Usage: 15

אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

Context Readings

Micah's Idolatry

4 So when he restored the money to his mother, she took 200 pieces of silver and gave them to the silversmith, who made of it a graven image and a molten image; and they were in the house of Micah. 5 And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod and teraphim and dedicated one of his sons, who became his priest. 6 In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did what was right in his own eyes.


Cross References

Genesis 31:19

Now Laban had gone to shear his sheep [possibly to the feast of sheepshearing], and Rachel stole her father's household gods.

Judges 8:27

And Gideon made an ephod [a sacred, high priest's garment] of it, and put it in his city of Ophrah, and all Israel paid homage to it there, and it became a snare to Gideon and to his family.

Judges 18:14

Then the five men who had gone to spy out the country of Laish said to their brethren, Do you know that there are in these houses an ephod, teraphim, a graven image, and a molten image? Now therefore, consider what you have to do.

Genesis 31:30

And now you felt you must go because you were homesick for your father's house, but why did you steal my [household] gods?

Judges 18:24

And he said, You take away my gods which I made and the priest, and go away; and what have I left? How can you say to me, What ails you?

Exodus 28:15

You shall make a breastplate of judgment, in skilled work; like the workmanship of the ephod shall you make it, of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet [stuff], and of fine twined linen.

Exodus 29:9

And you shall gird them with sashes or belts, Aaron and his sons, and bind caps on them; and the priest's office shall be theirs by a perpetual statute. Thus you shall ordain and consecrate Aaron and his sons.

Hosea 3:4

For the children of Israel shall dwell and sit deprived many days, without king or prince, without sacrifice or [idolatrous] pillar, and without ephod [a garment worn by priests when seeking divine counsel] or teraphim (household gods).

Exodus 24:5

And he sent young Israelite men, who offered burnt offerings and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen to the Lord.

Exodus 28:4

They shall make these garments: a breastplate, an ephod [a distinctive vestment to which the breastplate was to be attached], a robe, long and sleeved tunic of checkerwork, a turban, and a sash or band. They shall make sacred garments for Aaron your brother and his sons to minister to Me in the priest's office.

1 Samuel 23:6

When Abiathar son of Ahimelech fled to David at Keilah, he came with an ephod in his hand.

1 Kings 12:31

Jeroboam also made houses on high places and made priests of people who were not Levites.

1 Kings 13:33-34

After this thing, Jeroboam turned not from his evil way, but made priests for the high places again from among all the people. Whoever would, he consecrated, that there might be priests for the high places.

Ezra 1:7

Also Cyrus the king brought out the vessels of the house of the Lord, which Nebuchadnezzar had brought from Jerusalem [when he took that city] and had put in the house of his gods.

Hosea 8:14

For Israel has forgotten his Maker and built palaces and idol temples, and Judah has multiplied fortified cities; but I will send a fire upon his cities and it shall devour his palaces and fortified buildings.

Hebrews 5:4

Besides, one does not appropriate for himself the honor [of being high priest], but he is called by God and receives it of Him, just as Aaron did.

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