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Micah 6:10

    Micah 6:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a scant measure that is abominable?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Am I to let the stores of the evil-doer go out of my memory, and the short measure, which is cursed?

    Webster's Revision

    Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a scant measure that is abominable?

    World English Bible

    Are there yet treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and a short ephah that is accursed?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?

    Clarke's Commentary on Micah 6:10

    Are there yet the treasures of wickedness - Such as false balances and deceitful weights. See on Hosea 12:7 (note). This shows that they were not Doing Justly. They did not give to each his due.

    Barnes' Notes on Micah 6:10

    Are there yet - Still after all the warnings and long-suffering of God, "the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked?" "Treasures of wickedness" are treasures gotten by wickedness; yet it means too that he wicked shall have no treasure, no fruit, but his wickedness. He treasureth up treasures, but of wickedness; as James saith, "Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days" James 5:3, that is, of the miseries that shall come upon them James 1. The words stand over against one another; "house of the wicked, treasures of wickedness;" as though the whole house of the wicked was but a "treasure-house of wickedness." Therein it began; therein and in its rewards it shall end. "Are there yet?" the prophet asks. There shall soon cease to be. The treasure shall be spoiled; the iniquity alone shall remain.

    And the scant ephah - (Literally, "ephah of leanness" the English margin) which is abominable? Scant itself, and, by the just judgment of God, producing scantness, emaciated and emaciating (See Micah 6:14); as He says, "He gave them their desire, and sent leanness withal into their soul" Psalm 106:15; and James, "it shall eat your flesh as it were fire" James 5:3. Even a pagan said, , "Gain gotten by wickedness is loss;" and that, as being "abominable" or "accursed" or, one might say, "bewrathed," lying under the wrath and curse of God. Rib.: "What they minish from the measure, that they add to the wrath of God and the vengeance which shall come upon them; what is lacking to the measure shall be supplied out of the wrath of God." The Ephah was a corn-measure Amos 8:5, containing about six bushels; the rich, in whose house it was, were the sellers; they were the necessaries of life then, which the rich retailers of corn were selling dishonestly, at the price of the lives of the poor . Our subtler ways of sin cheat ourselves, not God. In what ways do not competitive employers use the scant measure which is accursed? What else is all our competitive trade, our cheapness, our wealth, but scant measure to the poor, making their wages lean, full and overflowing with the wrath of God?

    Wesley's Notes on Micah 6:10

    6:10 Yet - After so many express laws, and so many examples of punishment. Treasures - Gotten by injurious courses.