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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Micah, Book of
The book consists of three sections, each commencing with a rebuke, "Hear ye," etc., and closing with a promise, (1) ch. 1; 2; (2) ch. 3-5, especially addressed to the princes and heads of the people; (3) ch. 6-7, in which Jehovah is represented as holding a controversy with his people: the whole concluding with a song of triumph at the great deliverance which the Lord will achieve for his people. The closing verse is quoted in the song of Zacharias (Luke 1:72,73 ). The prediction regarding the place "where Christ should be born," one of the most remarkable Messianic prophecies (Micah 5:2 ), is quoted in Matthew 2:6 .
There are the following references to this book in the New Testament:
5:2, with Matthew 2:6; John 7:42 . 7:6, with Matthew 10:21,35,36 . 7:20, with Luke 1:72,73 .
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Micah, Book of'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/m/micah-book-of.html. 1897.