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Micah 4:2–4

and many nations shall come, and say:

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob,

that he may teach us his ways

and that we may walk in his paths.”

For out of Zion shall go forth the law,1

and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between many peoples,

and shall decide disputes for strong nations far away;

and they shall pbeat their swords into plowshares,

and their spears into pruning hooks;

nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

neither shall they learn war anymore;

qbut they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree,

rand no one shall make them afraid,

sfor the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken.

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Micah 4:2–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

Many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the temple of the God of Jacob.

He will teach us his ways,

so that we may walk in his paths.”

The law will go out from Zion,

the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He will judge between many peoples

and will settle disputes for strong nations far and wide.

They will beat their swords into plowshares

and their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will not take up sword against nation,

nor will they train for war anymore.

Everyone will sit under their own vine

and under their own fig tree,

and no one will make them afraid,

for the Lord Almighty has spoken.

Micah 4:2–4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And many nations shall come, and say,

Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

And to the house of the God of Jacob;

And he will teach us of his ways,

And we will walk in his paths:

For the law shall go forth of Zion,

And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

And he shall judge among many people,

And rebuke strong nations afar off;

And they shall beat their swords into plowshares,

And their spears into pruninghooks:

Nation shall not lift up a sword against nation,

Neither shall they learn war any more.

But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig tree;

And none shall make them afraid:

For the mouth of the Lord of hosts hath spoken it.

Micah 4:2–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

People from many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of Jacob’s God.

There he will teach us his ways,

and we will walk in his paths.”

For the Lord’s teaching will go out from Zion;

his word will go out from Jerusalem.

The Lord will mediate between peoples

and will settle disputes between strong nations far away.

They will hammer their swords into plowshares

and their spears into pruning hooks.

Nation will no longer fight against nation,

nor train for war anymore.

Everyone will live in peace and prosperity,

enjoying their own grapevines and fig trees,

for there will be nothing to fear.

The Lord of Heaven’s Armies

has made this promise!

Micah 4:2–4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Many nations shall come and say,

“Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

To the house of the God of Jacob;

He will teach us His ways,

And we shall walk in His paths.”

For out of Zion the law shall go forth,

And the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between many peoples,

And rebuke strong nations afar off;

They shall beat their swords into plowshares,

And their spears into pruning hooks;

Nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

Neither shall they learn war anymore.

But everyone shall sit under his vine and under his fig tree,

And no one shall make them afraid;

For the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken.

Micah 4:2–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

Many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the Temple of the God of Jacob,

so that he can teach us his ways,

and we can obey his teachings.”

His teachings will go out from Jerusalem,

the word of the Lord from that city.

The Lord will judge many nations;

he will make decisions about strong nations that are far away.

They will hammer their swords into plow blades

and their spears into hooks for trimming trees.

Nations will no longer raise swords against other nations;

they will not train for war anymore.

Everyone will sit under his own vine and fig tree,

and no one will make him afraid,

because the Lord All-Powerful has said it.

Micah 4:2–4 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And many nations shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of Jehovah from Jerusalem; and he will judge between many peoples, and will decide concerning strong nations afar off: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. But they shall sit every man under his vine and under his fig-tree; and none shall make them afraid: for the mouth of Jehovah of hosts hath spoken it.

Micah 4:2–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And many nations shall go and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths. For out of Zion shall go forth the law, and Jehovah’s word from Jerusalem. And he shall judge among many peoples, and reprove strong nations, even afar off; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. And they shall sit every one under his vine, and under his fig-tree; and there shall be none to make them afraid: for the mouth of Jehovah of hosts hath spoken it.

Micah 4:2–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Then many nations will come and say, 

“Let’s go to the mountain of the Lord

to the house of the God of Jacob. 

He will teach us his ways so that we may live by them.” 

The teachings will go out from Zion. 

The Lord’s word will go out from Jerusalem. 

Then he will judge disputes between many people 

and settle arguments between many nations far and wide. 

They will hammer their swords into plowblades 

and their spears into pruning shears. 

Nations will never fight against each other, 

and they will never train for war again. 

They will sit under their grapevines and their fig trees, 

and no one will make them afraid. 

The Lord of Armies has spoken. 

Micah 4:2–4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

and many nations will come and say,

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob.

He will teach us about His ways

so we may walk in His paths.”

For instruction will go out of Zion

and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He will settle disputes among many peoples

and provide arbitration for strong nations

that are far away.

They will beat their swords into plows,

and their spears into pruning knives.

Nation will not take up the sword against nation,

and they will never again train for war.

But each man will sit under his grapevine

and under his fig tree

with no one to frighten him.

For the mouth of the Lord of Hosts

has promised this.

Micah 4:2–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and many nations shall come and say:

“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,

to the house of the God of Jacob;

that he may teach us his ways

and that we may walk in his paths.”

For out of Zion shall go forth instruction,

and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

He shall judge between many peoples,

and shall arbitrate between strong nations far away;

they shall beat their swords into plowshares,

and their spears into pruning hooks;

nation shall not lift up sword against nation,

neither shall they learn war any more;

but they shall all sit under their own vines and under their own fig trees,

and no one shall make them afraid;

for the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken.

Micah 4:2–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And many nations will come and say,

“Come! Let us go up to the mountain of Yahweh,

and to the temple of the God of Jacob,

that he may teach us his ways,

and that we may walk in his paths,”

for the law will go out from Zion,

and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem.

And he will judge between many peoples

and will arbitrate for strong nations far away;

and they will beat their swords into plowshares

and their spears into pruning hooks;

nation will not lift up a sword against a nation,

and they will no longer learn war.

But they will sit, each under his vine

and under his fig tree,

and no one will make them afraid,

for the mouth of Yahweh of hosts has spoken.

Micah 4:2–4 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

People from many nations will go there. They will say,

“Come, let us go up to the Lord’s mountain.

Let’s go to the house of Jacob’s God.

He will teach us how we should live.

Then we will live the way he wants us to.”

The law of the Lord will be taught at Zion.

His message will go out from Jerusalem.

He will judge between people from many nations.

He’ll settle problems among strong nations everywhere.

They will hammer their swords into plows.

They’ll hammer their spears into pruning tools.

Nations will not go to war against one another.

They won’t even train to fight anymore.

Every man will have

his own vine and fig tree.

And no one will make them afraid.

That’s what the Lord who rules over all has promised.

Micah 4:2–4 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Many nations will come and say,

Come and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord

And to the house of the God of Jacob,

That He may teach us about His ways

And that we may walk in His paths.”

For from Zion will go forth the law,

Even the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.

And He will judge between many peoples

And render decisions for mighty, distant nations.

Then they will hammer their swords into plowshares

And their spears into pruning hooks;

Nation will not lift up sword against nation,

And never again will they train for war.

Each of them will sit under his vine

And under his fig tree,

With no one to make them afraid,

For the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken.


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