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 Judges 17:1 - 13
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Judges
   Chapter 17
17:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now a man named Micah from the hill country of Ephraim
 
17:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
said to his mother, "The eleven hundred shekels F58 of silver that were taken from you and about which I heard you utter a curse - I have that silver with me; I took it." Then his mother said, "The LORD bless you, my son!"
 
17:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When he returned the eleven hundred shekels of silver to his mother, she said, "I solemnly consecrate my silver to the LORD for my son to make a carved image and a cast idol. I will give it back to you."
 
17:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So he returned the silver to his mother, and she took two hundred shekels F59 of silver and gave them to a silversmith, who made them into the image and the idol. And they were put in Micah's house.
 
17:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now this man Micah had a shrine, and he made an ephod and some idols and installed one of his sons as his priest.
 
17:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In those days Israel had no king; everyone did as he saw fit.
 
17:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A young Levite from Bethlehem in Judah, who had been living within the clan of Judah,
 
17:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
left that town in search of some other place to stay. On his way F60 he came to Micah's house in the hill country of Ephraim.
 
17:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Micah asked him, "Where are you from?" "I'm a Levite from Bethlehem in Judah," he said, "and I'm looking for a place to stay."
 
17:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Micah said to him, "Live with me and be my father and priest, and I'll give you ten shekels F61 of silver a year, your clothes and your food."
 
17:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
So the Levite agreed to live with him, and the young man was to him like one of his sons.
 
17:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then Micah installed the Levite, and the young man became his priest and lived in his house.
 
17:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
And Micah said, "Now I know that the LORD will be good to me, since this Levite has become my priest."
 

FOOTNOTES:
F58 That is, about 28 pounds (about 13 kilograms)
F59 That is, about 5 pounds (about 2.3 kilograms)
F60 Or To carry on his profession
F61 That is, about 4 ounces (about 110 grams)

 
 

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