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Micah 7:17

17  jthey shall lick the dust like a serpent,

like the crawling things of the earth;

kthey shall come trembling out of their strongholds;

lthey shall turn in dread to the Lord our God,

and they shall be in fear of you.

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Micah 7:17 — The New International Version (NIV)

17 They will lick dust like a snake,

like creatures that crawl on the ground.

They will come trembling out of their dens;

they will turn in fear to the Lord our God

and will be afraid of you.

Micah 7:17 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent,

They shall move out of their holes like worms of the earth:

They shall be afraid of the Lord our God,

And shall fear because of thee.

Micah 7:17 — New Living Translation (NLT)

17 Like snakes crawling from their holes,

they will come out to meet the Lord our God.

They will fear him greatly,

trembling in terror at his presence.

Micah 7:17 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent;

They shall crawl from their holes like snakes of the earth.

They shall be afraid of the Lord our God,

And shall fear because of You.

Micah 7:17 — New Century Version (NCV)

17 They will crawl in the dust like a snake,

like insects crawling on the ground.

They will come trembling from their holes to the Lord our God

and will turn in fear before you.

Micah 7:17 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

17 They shall lick the dust like a serpent; like crawling things of the earth they shall come trembling out of their close places; they shall come with fear unto Jehovah our God, and shall be afraid because of thee.

Micah 7:17 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

17 They shall lick dust like the serpent; like crawling things of the earth, they shall come trembling forth from their close places. They shall turn with fear to Jehovah our God, and shall be afraid because of thee.

Micah 7:17 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

17 They will lick dust like snakes,

like animals that crawl on the ground.

They will come out of their hiding places trembling.

They will turn away from your presence in fear, O Lord our God.

They will be afraid of you.

Micah 7:17 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

17 They will lick the dust like a snake;

they will come trembling out of their hiding places

like reptiles slithering on the ground.

They will tremble in the presence of Yahweh our God;

they will stand in awe of You.

Micah 7:17 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 they shall lick dust like a snake,

like the crawling things of the earth;

they shall come trembling out of their fortresses;

they shall turn in dread to the Lord our God,

and they shall stand in fear of you.

Micah 7:17 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

17 They will lick the dust like the serpent,

like the crawling things of the earth.

They will come trembling from their strongholds

to Yahweh our God.

Let them fear and be afraid of you.

Micah 7:17 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

17 They’ll be forced to eat dust like a snake.

They’ll be like creatures

that have to crawl on the ground.

They’ll come out of their dens

trembling with fear.

They’ll show respect for the Lord our God.

They will also have respect for his people.

Micah 7:17 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

17 They will lick the dust like a serpent,

Like reptiles of the earth.

They will come trembling out of their fortresses;

To the Lord our God they will come in dread

And they will be afraid before You.