Parallel Verses

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.

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?

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.

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 Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with endless rivers of oil? Am I to give my firstborn to pay for my rebellion, the fruit of my body in exchange for my soul? 8 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. 9 The voice of the LORD cries out to the city wisdom fears your name: "Heed the rod, and the one who prepared it!


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

"Now Israel, what does the LORD your God desire from you? Only this: fear him, walk in all his ways, love him, serve him with all your heart and in all your life,

Genesis 18:19

Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Does the LORD delight as much in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the LORD? Surely, to obey is better than sacrifice, to pay attention is better than the fat of rams.

Isaiah 57:15

"For this is what the high and lofty One says, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "He lives in the height and in holiness, and also with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 66:2

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came into being," declares the LORD. "But this is the one to whom I will look favorably: to the one who is humble and contrite in spirit, and who trembles at my message.

Jeremiah 22:3

This is what the LORD says: "Uphold justice and righteousness. Deliver from their oppressor those who have been robbed. Don't mistreat or do violence to the alien, the orphan, or the widow, or shed the blood of innocent people in this place.

Hosea 6:6

For it is love that I seek, and not sacrifice; knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Genesis 5:22

After he fathered Methuselah, Enoch communed with God for 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters.

Leviticus 26:41

causing me to oppose them and take them to the land of their enemies so that the uncircumcised foreskin of their hearts can be humbled and so that they accept the punishment of their iniquity

1 Samuel 12:23

Now as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you. I'll also instruct you in the way that is good and right.

2 Chronicles 30:11

Nevertheless, a few men from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and traveled to Jerusalem.

2 Chronicles 32:26

But Hezekiah humbled himself while he was arrogant in heart, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem joined him in this. As a result, the LORD's wrath did not come upon them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer, how God was moved by him, all of his sin and unfaithfulness, and a record of the sites where he constructed high places, erected Asherim and carved images before he humbled himself are written in the Acts of the Seers.

2 Chronicles 33:23

except that he never humbled himself to the LORD like his father Manasseh had done. In fact, Amon multiplied his own guilt

2 Chronicles 34:27

"Because your heart was sensitive, and you humbled yourself before God when you heard what he had to say about this place and its inhabitants indeed, because you humbled yourself before me, tore your clothes, and cried out to me, I have heard you," declares the LORD.

Nehemiah 9:13

"You also came down to Mount Sinai, spoke with them from heaven, and gave them impartial regulations, true laws, statutes, and good commands.

Psalm 37:26

Every day he is generous, lending freely, and his descendants are blessed.

Psalm 73:28

As for me, how good for me it is that God is near! I have made the Lord GOD my refuge so I can tell about all your deeds. An instruction of Asaph

Psalm 112:4

A light shines in the darkness for the upright, for the one who is gracious, compassionate, and just.

Psalm 112:9

He gives generously to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his horn is exalted in honor.

Proverbs 21:3

To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let the conclusion of all of these thoughts be heard: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this is what it means to be human.

Isaiah 1:16-19

"Wash yourselves, and make yourselves clean; remove your evil behavior from my presence; stop practicing what is evil.

Isaiah 57:1-2

"Also the righteous are perishing, but no one takes it to heart; devout people are taken away, while no one understands that the righteous person is taken away from calamity.

Isaiah 58:6-11

Isn't this the fast that I have been choosing: to loose the bonds of injustice, and to untie the cords of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke?

Jeremiah 7:3-6

This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says:

Lamentations 3:26

It is good to hope and wait patiently for the LORD's salvation.

Ezekiel 16:63

Then you will remember, be ashamed, and you won't open your mouth anymore due to humiliation when I will have made atonement for you for everything that you've done,' declares the Lord GOD."

Daniel 4:37

In conclusion, I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and give glory to the King of heaven: For everything he does is true, his ways are just, and he is able to humble those who walk in pride."

Hosea 12:6

So you, return to your God; guard grace and justice, and look to your God always.

Amos 5:24

"But let justice roll on like many waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing river.

Zephaniah 2:3

seek the LORD, all you humble people of the land, who do what he commands. Seek righteousness! Seek humility! Maybe you will be protected in the Day of the LORD's anger."

Matthew 3:8-10

Produce fruit that is consistent with repentance!

Matthew 5:3

"How blessed are those who are destitute in spirit, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

Matthew 5:7

"How blessed are those who are merciful, because it is they who will receive mercy!

Matthew 18:32-35

Then his master sent for him and told him, "You evil servant! I canceled that entire debt for you because you begged me.

Mark 12:30-34

and you must love the Lord your God with 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 is merciful."

Luke 10:42

But there's only one thing you need. Mary has chosen what is better, and it is not to be taken away from her."

Luke 11:42

"How terrible it will be for you Pharisees! You give a tenth of your mint, spices, and every kind of herb, but you neglect justice and the love of God. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.

Luke 18:13-17

"But the tax collector stood at a distance and would not even look up to heaven. Instead, he continued to beat his chest and said, "O God, be merciful to me, the sinner that I am!'

Romans 7:16

Now if I practice what I don't want to do, I am admitting that the Law is good.

Romans 9:20

On the contrary, who are you mere man that you are to talk back to God? Can an object that was molded say to the one who molded it, "Why did you make me like this?"

Romans 10:1-3

Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God about the Jews is that they would be saved.

1 Corinthians 7:16

Wife, you might be able to save your husband. Husband, you might be able to save your wife.

Ephesians 4:32

And be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another just as God has forgiven you in the Messiah.

Colossians 3:12

Therefore, as God's chosen ones, holy and loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.

2 Thessalonians 2:16

May our Lord Jesus, the Messiah himself, and may God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people.

James 2:20

Do you want proof, you foolish person, that faith without actions is worthless?

James 4:6-10

But he gives all the more grace. And so he says, "God opposes the arrogant but gives grace to the humble."

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, all of you must live in harmony, be sympathetic, love as brothers, and be compassionate and humble.

1 Peter 5:5-6

In a similar way, you young people must submit to the elders. All of you must clothe yourselves with humility for the sake of each other, because: "God opposes the arrogant, but gives grace to the humble."

2 Peter 1:5-8

For this very reason, you must make every effort to supplement your faith with moral character, your moral character with knowledge,

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

But when he was in trouble, he sought the face of the LORD his God, humbled himself magnificently before the God of his ancestors,

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