Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Mankind, He has told you what is good
and what it is the Lord requires of you:
to act justly,
to love faithfulness,
and to walk humbly with your God.

New American Standard Bible

He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?

King James Version

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

International Standard Version

He has made it clear to you, mortal man, what is good and what the LORD is requiring from you to act with justice, to treasure the LORD's gracious love, and to walk humbly in the company of your God.

A Conservative Version

He has shown thee, O man, what is good. And what does LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with thy God?

American Standard Version

He hath showed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth Jehovah require of thee, but to do justly, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with thy God?

Amplified

He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God?

Bible in Basic English

He has made clear to you, O man, what is good; and what is desired from you by the Lord; only doing what is right, and loving mercy, and walking without pride before your God.

Darby Translation

He hath shewn thee, O man, what is good: and what doth Jehovah require of thee, but to do justly, and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with thy God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He has declared unto thee, O man, what is good and what the LORD requires of thee: only to do right judgment, and to love mercy, and to humble thyself to walk with thy God.

Julia Smith Translation

He announced to thee, O man, what was good; and what did Jehovah require of thee but to do judgment and to love mercy, and being humbled, to go with thy God?

King James 2000

He has showed you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?

Lexham Expanded Bible

He has told you, O mortal, what [is] good, and what does Yahweh ask from you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Modern King James verseion

He has shown you, O man, what is good. And what does Jehovah require of you but to do justice and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I will show thee, O man, what is good, and what the LORD requireth of thee: Namely, to do right, to have pleasure in loving-kindness, to be lowly, and to walk with thy God.

NET Bible

He has told you, O man, what is good, and what the Lord really wants from you: He wants you to promote justice, to be faithful, and to live obediently before your God.

New Heart English Bible

He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does the LORD require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?

The Emphasized Bible

He hath told thee, O son of earth, what is good, - what then is, Yahweh, seeking of thee, but, to do justice, to delight in lovingkindness, and humbly to walk with thy God?

Webster

He hath shown thee, O man, what is good; and what the LORD doth require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

World English Bible

He has shown you, O man, what is good. What does Yahweh require of you, but to act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?

Youngs Literal Translation

He hath declared to thee, O man, what is good; Yea, what is Jehovah requiring of thee, Except -- to do judgment, and love kindness, And lowly to walk with thy God?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נגד 
Nagad 
Usage: 370

thee, O man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

and what doth the Lord

Usage: 0

דּרשׁ 
Darash 
Usage: 164

of thee, but to do

Usage: 0

and to love
אהבה 
'ahabah 
Usage: 36

and to walk
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

צנע 
Tsana` 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Micah 6:8

Images Micah 6:8

Context Readings

What Does Yahweh Require?

7 Would the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams
or with ten thousand streams of oil?
Should I give my firstborn for my transgression,
the child of my body for my own sin?
8 Mankind, He has told you what is good
and what it is the Lord requires of you:
to act justly,
to love faithfulness,
and to walk humbly with your God.
9 The voice of Yahweh calls out to the city
(and it is wise to fear Your name):
“Pay attention to the rod
and the One who ordained it.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

“And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you except to fear the Lord your God by walking in all His ways, to love Him, and to worship the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul?

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. This is how the Lord will fulfill to Abraham what He promised him.”

1 Samuel 15:22

Then Samuel said:Does the Lord take pleasure in burnt offerings and sacrifices
as much as in obeying the Lord?Look: to obey is better than sacrifice,
to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.

Isaiah 57:15

For the High and Exalted One
who lives forever, whose name is Holy says this:
“I live in a high and holy place,
and with the oppressed and lowly of spirit,
to revive the spirit of the lowly
and revive the heart of the oppressed.

Isaiah 66:2

My hand made all these things,
and so they all came into being.
This is the Lord’s declaration.
I will look favorably on this kind of person:
one who is humble, submissive in spirit,
and trembles at My word.

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the Lord says: Administer justice and righteousness. Rescue the victim of robbery from the hand of his oppressor. Don’t exploit or brutalize the foreigner, the fatherless, or the widow. Don’t shed innocent blood in this place.

Hosea 6:6

For I desire loyalty and not sacrifice,
the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Genesis 5:22

And after the birth of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters.

Leviticus 26:41

and I acted with hostility toward them and brought them into the land of their enemies—and if their uncircumcised hearts will be humbled, and if they will pay the penalty for their sin,

1 Samuel 12:23

“As for me, I vow that I will not sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you. I will teach you the good and right way.

2 Chronicles 30:11

But some from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 32:26

Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart—he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem—so the Lord’s wrath didn’t come on them during Hezekiah’s lifetime.

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer and how God granted his request, and all his sin and unfaithfulness and the sites where he built high places and set up Asherah poles and carved images before he humbled himself, they are written in the Records of Hozai.

2 Chronicles 33:23

But he did not humble himself before the Lord like his father Manasseh humbled himself; instead, Amon increased his guilt.

2 Chronicles 34:27

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your clothes and wept before Me, I Myself have heard’—this is the Lord’s declaration.

Nehemiah 9:13

You came down on Mount Sinai,
and spoke to them from heaven.
You gave them impartial ordinances, reliable instructions,
and good statutes and commands.

Psalm 37:26

He is always generous, always lending,
and his children are a blessing.

Psalm 73:28

But as for me, God’s presence is my good.
I have made the Lord God my refuge,
so I can tell about all You do.

Psalm 112:4

Light shines in the darkness for the upright.
He is gracious, compassionate, and righteous.

Psalm 112:9

He distributes freely to the poor;
his righteousness endures forever.
His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 21:3

Doing what is righteous and just
is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this is for all humanity.

Isaiah 1:16-19

“Wash yourselves. Cleanse yourselves.
Remove your evil deeds from My sight.
Stop doing evil.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous one perishes,
and no one takes it to heart;
faithful men are swept away,
with no one realizing
that the righteous one is swept away
from the presence of evil.

Isaiah 58:6-11

Isn’t the fast I choose:
To break the chains of wickedness,
to untie the ropes of the yoke,
to set the oppressed free,
and to tear off every yoke?

Jeremiah 7:3-6

“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: Correct your ways and your deeds, and I will allow you to live in this place.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good to wait quietly
for deliverance from the Lord.

Ezekiel 16:63

so that when I make atonement for all you have done, you will remember and be ashamed, and never open your mouth again because of your disgrace.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of heaven, because all His works are true and His ways are just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.

Hosea 12:6

But you must return to your God.
Maintain love and justice,
and always put your hope in God.

Amos 5:24

But let justice flow like water,
and righteousness, like an unfailing stream.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek the Lord, all you humble of the earth,
who carry out what He commands.
Seek righteousness, seek humility;
perhaps you will be concealed
on the day of the Lord’s anger.

Matthew 3:8-10

Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance.

Matthew 5:3

“The poor in spirit are blessed,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.

Matthew 5:7

The merciful are blessed,
for they will be shown mercy.

Matthew 18:32-35

“Then, after he had summoned him, his master said to him, ‘You wicked slave! I forgave you all that debt because you begged me.

Mark 12:30-34

Lovethe Lord your Godwith all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind,and with all your strength.

Luke 6:36

Be merciful, just as your Father also is merciful.

Luke 10:42

but one thing is necessary. Mary has made the right choice, and it will not be taken away from her.”

Luke 11:42

“But woe to you Pharisees! You give a tenthof mint, rue, and every kind of herb, and you bypass justice and love for God.These things you should have done without neglecting the others.

Luke 18:13-17

“But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even raise his eyes to heaven but kept striking his chestand saying, ‘God, turn Your wrath from me—a sinner!’

Romans 7:16

And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree with the law that it is good.

Romans 9:20

But who are you, a mere man, to talk back to God? Will what is formed say to the one who formed it, “Why did you make me like this?”

Romans 10:1-3

Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to God concerning them is for their salvation!

1 Corinthians 7:16

For you, wife, how do you know whether you will save your husband? Or you, husband, how do you know whether you will save your wife?

Ephesians 4:32

And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, God’s chosen ones, holy and loved, put on heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience,

2 Thessalonians 2:16

May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal encouragement and good hope by grace,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared with salvation for all people,

James 2:20

Foolish man! Are you willing to learn that faith without works is useless?

James 4:6-10

But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says:God resists the proud,
but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 3:8

Now finally, all of you should be like-minded and sympathetic, should love believers, and be compassionate and humble,

1 Peter 5:5-6

In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, becauseGod resists the proud
but gives grace to the humble.

2 Peter 1:5-8

For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with goodness, goodness with knowledge,

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

When he was in distress, he sought the favor of Yahweh his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

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