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Micah 2:2-4 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA)

They covet fields, and seize them;
    houses, and take them away;
they oppress householder and house,
    people and their inheritance.
Therefore, thus says the Lord:
Now, I am devising against this family an evil
    from which you cannot remove your necks;
and you shall not walk haughtily,
    for it will be an evil time.
On that day they shall take up a taunt-song against you,
    and wail with bitter lamentation,
and say, ‘We are utterly ruined;
    the Lord[a] alters the inheritance of my people;
how he removes it from me!
    Among our captors[b] he parcels out our fields.’

Footnotes:

  1. Micah 2:4 Heb he
  2. Micah 2:4 Cn: Heb the rebellious
New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA)

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Micah 2:2-4 New International Version (NIV)

They covet fields and seize them,
    and houses, and take them.
They defraud people of their homes,
    they rob them of their inheritance.

Therefore, the Lord says:

“I am planning disaster against this people,
    from which you cannot save yourselves.
You will no longer walk proudly,
    for it will be a time of calamity.
In that day people will ridicule you;
    they will taunt you with this mournful song:
‘We are utterly ruined;
    my people’s possession is divided up.
He takes it from me!
    He assigns our fields to traitors.’”

New International Version (NIV)

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