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Micah 6:3

    Micah 6:3 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    O my people, what have I done to you? and wherein have I wearied you? testify against me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    O my people, what have I done to you? how have I been a weariness to you? give answer against me.

    Webster's Revision

    O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.

    World English Bible

    My people, what have I done to you? How have I burdened you? Answer me!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    O my people, what have I done unto thee? and wherein have I wearied thee? testify against me.

    Clarke's Commentary on Micah 6:3

    O my people, what have I done unto thee? - They are called to show why God should not pronounce sentence upon them. This condescension is truly astonishing! God appears to humble himself to his creatures. You have acted basely, treacherously, and ungratefully to me; this had already been proved by the prophets. What cause have I given you for such conduct? I have required a religious service from you; but have I wearied you by a fatiguing round of difficult duties? If I have, now testify against me; and you shall be first heard, and your plea received, if it be reasonable and good. They are silent; and God proceeds, and states what he has done for them.

    Barnes' Notes on Micah 6:3

    O My people - This one tender word, twice repeated , contains in one a whole volume of reproof. It sets before the eyes God's choice of them of His free grace, and the whole history of His loving-kindness, if so they could be ashamed of their thanklessness and turn to Him. "Mine," He says, "ye are by creation, by Providence, by great deliverances and by hourly love and guardianship, by gifts of nature, the world, and grace; such things have I done for thee; what against thee? 'what evil have I done unto thee?'" "Thy foot did not swell these forty years" Deuteronomy 8:4, for He upbears in all ways where He leads. Wherein have I wearied thee? for "His commandments are not grievious" 1 John 5:3. Thou hast been weary of Me, O Israel, God says by Isaiah, "I have not wearied thee with incense; thou hast wearied Me with thine iniquities" Isaiah 43:22-24.

    Wesley's Notes on Micah 6:3

    6:3 What have I done - What injustice or unkindness? What grievous, burdensome impositions have I laid upon thee. Wearied thee - Speak, what it is hath caused thee to be weary of me?