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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Micah


List of Literary Structures


1-1 

3-1  3-2  3-3 

List of Pericopes


Pericope1-13-13-23-3
1 Judgment pronumnced against Samaria(1:1-7)
2 The doom of the cities of Judah(1:8-16)
3 Social evils denounced(2:1-13)
4 Wicked rulers and prophets(3:1-12)
5 Peace and security through obedience(4:1-7)
6 Restoration promised after exile(4:8-14)
7 The ruler from Bethlehem(5:1-8)
8 The future role of the remnant(5:9-14)
9 God challenges Israle(6:1-8)
10 Cheating and violence to be punished(6:9-16)
11 The total corruption of the people(7:1-8)
12 Penitence and trust in God(7:9-13)
13 God's compassion and steadfast love(7:14-20)


Citations of the Bible are from New American Bible and New Revised Standard Version