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    Micah is the name of several people in the Hebrew Bible ( Old Testament ), and means "Who is like God?" The name is sometimes found with theophoric extensions. Suffix theophory in Yah and in Yahweh results in Michaiah or Michaihu ( Hebrew: מִיכָיְהוּ‎, Modern: Mikhayhu, Tiberian: Mîḵā́yhû ), meaning who is like Yahweh? [1]

  2. Micah 1. Judgment to Come. ( Isaiah 7:17–25) 1 This is the word of the LORD that came to Micah the Moreshite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah—what he saw regarding Samaria and Jerusalem: 2 Hear, O peoples, all of you; listen, O earth, and everyone in it!

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    Micah addresses the future of Judah/Israel after the Babylonian exile. Like Isaiah , the book has a vision of the punishment of Israel and creation of a " remnant ", followed by world peace centered on Zion under the leadership of a new Davidic monarch; the people should do justice, turn to Yahweh, and await the end of their punishment.

  4. Jan 4, 2022 · Micah was given a word from the Lord about the future of Samaria and Jerusalem (Micah 1:1). He is sixth in the order of those we call Minor Prophets, so called because their writings are comparatively short. It was the prophet Micah who foretold of Christ’s birth in Bethlehem (Micah 5:2; Matthew 2:6). His is a message of both hope and doom, declaring the lovingkindness of God toward those who repent and turn to Him (Micah 7:18–19).

  5. Micah prophesied sometime between 750 and 686 b.c. during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah, kings of Judah (1:1; Jer 26:18). He was therefore a contemporary of Isaiah (see Isa 1:1) and Hosea (see Hos 1:1). Micah predicted the fall of Samaria , which took place in 722-721. This would place his early ministry in the reigns of Jotham (750-732) and Ahaz (735-715).

  6. The prophet Micah's name is probably an abbreviation of Micaiah (= who is like Jehovah?). Micah came from Moresheth Gath, around 20 miles southwest of Jerusalem near to the border to the Philistines. Micah lived and worked under the kings Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah around 750 - 700 BC. He therefore was a contemporary of Isaiah, Hosea and Amos.

  7. Jul 13, 2021 · Micah is traditionally considered a unisex name and is a perfect option for parents looking for non-gendered names for their baby. If you like the name, but are looking for a softer alternative for a baby girl, Myka is a more feminine variation you could consider. Micah could also be a variation of the common English masculine name, Michael.

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