Micah 6:2 "Listen, you mountains, to the indictment of the LORD, And you enduring foundations of the earth, Because the LORD has a case against His people; Even with Israel He will dispute.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Listen, you mountains, to the indictment of the LORD, And you enduring foundations of the earth, Because the LORD has a case against His people; Even with Israel He will dispute.

King James Version

Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.

Holman Bible

Listen to the Lord's lawsuit, you mountains and enduring foundations of the earth, because the Lord has a case against His people, and He will argue it against Israel.

International Standard Version

Listen, you mountains, to the LORD's argument! Listen, you strong foundations of the earth, because the LORD has a dispute with his people, and he will set out his case before Israel.

A Conservative Version

Hear, O ye mountains, LORD's controversy, and ye enduring foundations of the earth, for LORD has a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.

American Standard Version

Hear, O ye mountains, Jehovah's controversy, and ye enduring foundations of the earth; for Jehovah hath a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.

Amplified

Hear, O mountains, the Lord's controversy, and you strong and enduring foundations of the earth, for the Lord has a controversy (a pleading contention) with His people, and He will [pleadingly] contend with Israel.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O you mountains, to the Lord's cause, and take note, you bases of the earth: for the Lord has a cause against his people, and he will take it up with Israel.

Darby Translation

Hear, ye mountains, Jehovah's controversy, and ye, unchanging foundations of the earth; for Jehovah hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD's controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth; for the LORD has a controversy with his people, and he will reprove Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear ye mountains the contention of Jehovah, and ye perpetual foundations of the earth: for a contention to Jehovah with his people, and he will dispute with Israel

King James 2000

Hear you, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and you strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD has a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hear, O mountains, the indictment of Yahweh, and you eternal foundations of the earth, for Yahweh has an indictment against his people, and against Israel he contends.

Modern King James verseion

Mountains, hear Jehovah's case, and the constant foundations of the earth. For Jehovah has a quarrel with His people, and He will plead His case with Israel.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O hear the punishment of the LORD, ye mountains, and ye mighty foundations of the earth: for the LORD will reprove his people, and reason with Israel.

NET Bible

Hear the Lord's accusation, you mountains, you enduring foundations of the earth! For the Lord has a case against his people; he has a dispute with Israel!

New Heart English Bible

Hear, you mountains, the LORD's controversy, and you enduring foundations of the earth; for the LORD has a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear, ye mountains, the controversy of Yahweh, and ye lasting rocks, the foundations of the earth, - for, a controversy, hath Yahweh, with his people, and, with Israel, will he dispute.

Webster

Hear ye, O mountains, the LORD'S controversy, and ye strong foundations of the earth: for the LORD hath a controversy with his people, and he will plead with Israel.

World English Bible

Hear, you mountains, Yahweh's controversy, and you enduring foundations of the earth; for Yahweh has a controversy with his people, and he will contend with Israel.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, O mountains, the strife of Jehovah, Ye strong ones -- foundations of earth! For a strife is to Jehovah, with His people, And with Israel He doth reason.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ye, O mountains
הר 
Har 
Usage: 544

the Lord's

Usage: 0

רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

and ye strong
איתן 
'eythan 
Usage: 13

מסדה מוסדה 
Mowcadah 
Usage: 13

of the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

for the Lord

Usage: 0

רב ריב 
Riyb 
Usage: 60

with his people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

and he will plead
יכח 
Yakach 
Usage: 59

References

Context Readings

Yahweh Brings A Charge Against Israel

1 Hear now what the LORD is saying, "Arise, plead your case before the mountains, And let the hills hear your voice. 2 "Listen, you mountains, to the indictment of the LORD, And you enduring foundations of the earth, Because the LORD has a case against His people; Even with Israel He will dispute. 3 "My people, what have I done to you, And how have I wearied you? Answer Me.


Cross References

Isaiah 1:18

"Come now, and let us reason together," Says the LORD, "Though your sins are as scarlet, They will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They will be like wool.

Hosea 4:1

Listen to the word of the LORD, O sons of Israel, For the LORD has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land.

Hosea 12:2

The LORD also has a dispute with Judah, And will punish Jacob according to his ways; He will repay him according to his deeds.

2 Samuel 22:16

"Then the channels of the sea appeared, The foundations of the world were laid bare By the rebuke of the LORD, At the blast of the breath of His nostrils.

Psalm 104:5

He established the earth upon its foundations, So that it will not totter forever and ever.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For a fire is kindled in My anger, And burns to the lowest part of Sheol, And consumes the earth with its yield, And sets on fire the foundations of the mountains.

2 Samuel 22:8

"Then the earth shook and quaked, The foundations of heaven were trembling And were shaken, because He was angry.

Proverbs 8:29

When He set for the sea its boundary So that the water would not transgress His command, When He marked out the foundations of the earth;

Isaiah 5:3

"And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem and men of Judah, Judge between Me and My vineyard.

Isaiah 43:26

"Put Me in remembrance, let us argue our case together; State your cause, that you may be proved right.

Jeremiah 2:9

"Therefore I will yet contend with you," declares the LORD, "And with your sons' sons I will contend.

Jeremiah 2:29-35

"Why do you contend with Me? You have all transgressed against Me," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 25:31

'A clamor has come to the end of the earth, Because the LORD has a controversy with the nations He is entering into judgment with all flesh; As for the wicked, He has given them to the sword,' declares the LORD."

Jeremiah 31:37

Thus says the LORD, "If the heavens above can be measured And the foundations of the earth searched out below, Then I will also cast off all the offspring of Israel For all that they have done," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 20:35-36

and I will bring you into the wilderness of the peoples, and there I will enter into judgment with you face to face.



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