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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Book of Micah


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope134
1 Judgment pronumnced against Samaria(1:1-7) 1-1 3-1 4-1
2 The doom of the cities of Judah(1:8-16) 1-1 3-1 4-1
3 Social evils denounced(2:1-13) 1-1 3-1 4-1
4 Wicked rulers and prophets(3:1-12) 1-1 3-1 4-1 4-2
5 Peace and security through obedience(4:1-7) 1-1 3-1 3-2 4-2
6 Restoration promised after exile(4:8-14) 1-1 3-2 4-2
7 The ruler from Bethlehem(5:1-8) 1-1 3-2 4-2 4-3
8 The future role of the remnant(5:9-14) 1-1 3-2 4-3
9 God challenges Israle(6:1-8) 1-1 3-2 3-3 4-3
10 Cheating and violence to be punished(6:9-16) 1-1 3-3 4-3 4-4
11 The total corruption of the people(7:1-8) 1-1 3-3 4-4
12 Penitence and trust in God(7:9-13) 1-1 3-3 4-4
13 God's compassion and steadfast love(7:14-20) 1-1 3-3 4-4

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