poor; humble

(who is like God?), the same name as Micaiah. [[865]Micaiah] + An Israelite whose familiar story is preserved in the 17th and 18th chapters of Judges. Micah is evidently a devout believers in Jehovah, and yet so completely ignorant is he of the law of Jehovah that the mode which he adopts of honoring him […]

Three sections of this work represent three natural divisions of the prophecy–1, 2; 3-5; 6,7–each commencing with rebukes and threatening and closing with a promise. The first section opens with a magnificent description of the coming of Jehovah to judgment for the sins and idolatries of Israel and Judah, ch. 1:2-4, and the sentence pronounced […]

-1. An Ephraimite .His robbery and idolatry Jud 17; 18 -2. Head of a family of Reuben 1Ch 5:5 -3. Also called MICHA .Son of Mephibosheth 2Sa 9:12; 1Ch 8:34,35; 9:40,41 -4. Also called MICHAH .A Kohathite 1Ch 23:20; 24:24,25 -5. Father of Abdon 2Ch 34:20 -6. One of the minor prophets Jer 26:18,19; Mic […]

A shortened form of Micaiah, who is like Jehovah? (1.) A man of Mount Ephraim, whose history so far is introduced in Judg. 17, apparently for the purpose of leading to an account of the settlement of the tribe of Dan in Northern Palestine, and for the purpose also of illustrating the lawlessness of the […]

The sixth in order of the so-called minor prophets. The superscription to this book states that the prophet exercised his office in the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. If we reckon from the beginning of Jotham’s reign to the end of Hezekiah’s (B.C. 759-698), then he ministered for about fifty-nine years; but if we […]