Micah – Chapter 2

The Bible – Old Testament Micah   Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Chapter 2 1 Woe to those who plan iniquity, and work out evil on their couches; In the morning light they accomplish it when it lies within their power. 2 1 They covet fields, and seize them; houses, and they… Continue reading Micah – Chapter 2

Micah – Chapter 1

The Bible – Old Testament Micah   Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Chapter 1 1 The word of the LORD which came to Micah of Moresheth in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah: that is, the vision he received concerning Samaria and Jerusalem. 2 Hear, O peoples,… Continue reading Micah – Chapter 1

Jonah – Introduction

The Bible – Old Testament Jonah   Index Int. 1. 2. 3. 4. Introduction Written in the postexilic era, probably in the fifth century B.C., this book is a didactic story with an important theological message. It concerns a disobedient prophet who attempted to run away from his divine commission, was cast overboard and swallowed… Continue reading Jonah – Introduction


The Bible – Old Testament Obadiah The twenty-one verses of this book contain the shortest and sternest prophecy in the Old Testament. Nothing is known of the author, although his oracle against Edom, a long-standing enemy of Israel, indicates a date of composition sometime in the fifth century B.C. During this period the Edomites had… Continue reading Obadiah