1 And there will be a man of mount Ephraim and his name Micah. 2 And he will say to his mother, The thousand and one hundred of silver which was taken for thee, and thou cursedst me, and saidst also in mine ears, behold, the silver with me; I took it And his mother will say, Blessed my son to Jehovah.
3 And he will turn back the thousand and hundred of silver to his mother, and his mother will say, Consecrating, I consecrated the silver to Jehovah from my hand to my son, to make a carved thing and a molten: and now I will turn it back to thee. 4 And he will turn back the silver to his mother; and his mother will take two hundred of silver and will give it to the goldsmith, and he will make it a carved thing and molten: and it will be in the house of Micah.
5 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 6 In those days not a king in Israel, as man will do the right in his eyes.
7 And there will be a youth from the House of Bread, of Judah, from the families of Judah, and he a Levite, and he sojourned there. 8 And the man will go from the city from the House of Bread, of Judah, to sojourn wherever he shall find: and he will come to mount Ephraim, even to the house of Micah, to make his way.
9 And Micah will say to him, Whence shalt thou come? and the Levite will say to him, I am from the House of Bread, of Judah, and I go to sojourn where I shall find.
10 And Micah will say to him, Dwell with me, and be to me for a father and for a priest, and I will give to thee ten of silver for days, and an equipment of garments, and means of life. And the Levite will go in. 11 And the Levite will be willing to dwell with the man; and the youth will be to him as one of his sons. 12 And Micah will fill the hand of the Levite; and the youth will be to him for a priest, and he will be in the house of Micah. 13 And Micah will say, Now I knew that Jehovah will be good to me, for there being to me the Levite for priest