2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence, and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even man and his heritage.
3 Therefore thus saith the Lord, Behold, against this family have I devised a plague, whereout ye shall not pluck your necks, and ye shall not go so proudly, for this time is evil.
4 In that day shall they take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, [a]We be utterly wasted: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he taken it away to restore it unto me? he hath divided our fields.
Micah 2:4Thus the Jews lament and say that there is no hope of restitution, seeing their possessions are divided among the enemies.
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