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Micah 3:11

11  gThe heads thereof judge for reward,

And hthe priests thereof teach for hire,

And hithe prophets thereof vdivine for money:

Yet will they klean upon the Lord, and say,

lIs not the Lord among us?

mNone evil can come upon us.

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Micah 3:11 — The New International Version (NIV)

11 Her leaders judge for a bribe,

her priests teach for a price,

and her prophets tell fortunes for money.

Yet they look for the Lord’s support and say,

“Is not the Lord among us?

No disaster will come upon us.”

Micah 3:11 — English Standard Version (ESV)

11 Its heads give judgment for a bribe;

its priests teach for a price;

its prophets practice divination for money;

yet they lean on the Lord and say,

“Is not the Lord in the midst of us?

No disaster shall come upon us.”

Micah 3:11 — New Living Translation (NLT)

11 You rulers make decisions based on bribes;

you priests teach God’s laws only for a price;

you prophets won’t prophesy unless you are paid.

Yet all of you claim to depend on the Lord.

“No harm can come to us,” you say,

“for the Lord is here among us.”

Micah 3:11 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

11 Her heads judge for a bribe,

Her priests teach for pay,

And her prophets divine for money.

Yet they lean on the Lord, and say,

“Is not the Lord among us?

No harm can come upon us.”

Micah 3:11 — New Century Version (NCV)

11 Its judges take money

to decide who wins in court.

Its priests only teach for pay,

and its prophets only look into the future when they get paid.

But they lean on the Lord and say,

“The Lord is here with us,

so nothing bad will happen to us.”

Micah 3:11 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Micah 3:11 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Micah 3:11 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

11 Your leaders exchange justice for bribes. 

Your priests teach for a price. 

Your prophets tell the future for money. 

But they rely on the Lord when they say, 

“After all, the Lord is with us. 

Nothing bad will happen to us.” 

Micah 3:11 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

11 Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe,

her priests teach for payment,

and her prophets practice divination for money.

Yet they lean on the Lord, saying,

“Isn’t the Lord among us?

No disaster will overtake us.”

Micah 3:11 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Its rulers give judgment for a bribe,

its priests teach for a price,

its prophets give oracles for money;

yet they lean upon the Lord and say,

“Surely the Lord is with us!

No harm shall come upon us.”

Micah 3:11 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

11 Its rulers judge for a bribe;

its priests teach for a price;

its prophets practice divination for money.

But they lean on Yahweh, saying,

Is not Yahweh in our midst?

Disaster will not come upon us.”

Micah 3:11 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

11 Your judges take money from people

who want special favors.

Your priests teach only if they get paid for it.

Your prophets won’t tell fortunes

unless they receive money.

But you still claim to depend on the Lord.

You say, “The Lord is with us.

No trouble will come on us.”

Micah 3:11 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

11 Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe,

Her priests instruct for a price

And her prophets divine for money.

Yet they lean on the Lord saying,

“Is not the Lord in our midst?

Calamity will not come upon us.”