Parallel Verses

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?

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.

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?

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 ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? 8 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? 9 The LORD'S voice cries unto the city, and wisdom shall see your name: Hear the rod, and who has appointed it.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 10:12-13

And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Genesis 18:19

For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do righteousness and justice; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he has spoken of him.

1 Samuel 15:22

And Samuel said, has the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One that inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isaiah 66:2

For all those things has my hand made, and all those things have been, says the LORD: but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembles at my word.

Jeremiah 22:3

Thus says the LORD; Execute justice and righteousness, and deliver the plundered out of the hand of the oppressor: and do no wrong, do no violence to the stranger, the fatherless, nor the widow, neither shed innocent blood in this place.

Hosea 6:6

For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Genesis 5:22

And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years, and begat sons and daughters:

Leviticus 26:41

And that I also have walked contrary unto them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept the punishment of their iniquity:

1 Samuel 12:23

Moreover as for me, God forbid that I should sin against the LORD in ceasing to pray for you: but I will teach you the good and the right way:

2 Chronicles 30:11

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

2 Chronicles 32:26

Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart, both he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the wrath of the LORD came not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer also, and how God received his entreaty, and all his sins, and his trespass, and the places in which he built high places, and set up idol poles and graven images, before he was humbled: behold, they are written among the sayings of the seers.

2 Chronicles 33:23

And humbled not himself before the LORD, as Manasseh his father had humbled himself; but Amon trespassed more and more.

2 Chronicles 34:27

Because your heart was tender, and you did humble yourself before God, when you heard his words against this place, and against the inhabitants thereof, and humbled yourself before me, and did tear your clothes, and weep before me; I have even heard you also, says the LORD.

Nehemiah 9:13

You came down also upon mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances, and true laws, good statutes and commandments:

Psalm 37:26

He is ever merciful, and lends; and his descendants are blessed.

Psalm 73:28

But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all your works.

Psalm 112:4

Unto the upright there arises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever; his strength shall be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 21:3

To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

Isaiah 1:16-19

Wash you, make yourself clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil;

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous perishes, and no man lays it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.

Isaiah 58:6-11

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that you break every yoke?

Jeremiah 7:3-6

Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

Lamentations 3:26

It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

Ezekiel 16:63

That you may remember, and be ashamed, and never open your mouth any more because of your shame, when I provide toward you an atonement for all that you have done, says the Lord GOD.

Daniel 4:37

Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.

Hosea 12:6

Therefore turn you to your God: keep mercy and judgment, and wait on your God continually.

Amos 5:24

But let justice run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek you the LORD, all you meek of the earth, who have kept his commands; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be you shall be hidden in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew 3:8-10

Bring forth therefore fruits befitting for repentance:

Matthew 5:3

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5:7

Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

Matthew 18:32-35

Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O you wicked servant, I forgave you all that debt, because you desired me:

Mark 12:30-34

And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength: this is the first commandment.

Luke 6:36

Be you therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

Luke 10:42

But one thing is needful: and Mary has chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Luke 11:42

But woe unto you, Pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over justice and the love of God: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

Luke 18:13-17

And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

Romans 7:16

If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.

Romans 9:20

Nay but, O man, who are you that replies against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why have you made me thus?

Romans 10:1-3

Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.

1 Corinthians 7:16

For how do you know, O wife, whether you shall save your husband? or how do you know, O man, whether you shall save your wife?

Ephesians 4:32

And be you kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake has forgiven you.

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, who has loved us, and has given us everlasting encouragement and good hope through grace,

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

James 2:20

But will you know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

James 4:6-10

But he gives more grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.

1 Peter 3:8

Finally, be all of one mind, having compassion one with another, love as brethren, be tender hearted, be courteous:

1 Peter 5:5-6

Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.

2 Peter 1:5-8

And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

And when he was in affliction, he sought the LORD his God, and humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers,

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