ميخا 6

اِسْمَعُوا مَا قَالَهُ ٱلرَّبُّ: «قُمْ خَاصِمْ لَدَى ٱلْجِبَالِ وَلْتَسْمَعِ ٱلتِّلَالُ صَوْتَكَ.١1
Hear now what the Lord is saying: Arise, present your complaint before the mountains, let the hills hear your voice!
اِسْمَعِي خُصُومَةَ ٱلرَّبِّ أَيَّتُهَا ٱلْجِبَالُ وَيَا أُسُسَ ٱلْأَرْضِ ٱلدَّائِمَةَ. فَإِنَّ لِلرَّبِّ خُصُومَةً مَعَ شَعْبِهِ وَهُوَ يُحَاكِمُ إِسْرَائِيلَ:٢2
Hear, mountains, the Lord's accusation, listen, foundations of the earth. For the Lord has a case against his people. He has a dispute with Israel.
«يَا شَعْبِي، مَاذَا صَنَعْتُ بِكَ وَبِمَاذَا أَضْجَرْتُكَ؟ ٱشْهَدْ عَلَيَّ!٣3
“My people, what have I done to you. How have I displeased you? Answer me!
إِنِّي أَصْعَدْتُكَ مِنْ أَرْضِ مِصْرَ، وَفَكَكْتُكَ مِنْ بَيْتِ ٱلْعُبُودِيَّةِ، وَأَرْسَلْتُ أَمَامَكَ مُوسَى وَهَارُونَ وَمَرْيَمَ.٤4
For I brought you up from the land of Egypt, from the land of slavery I redeemed you. I sent Moses, Aaron, and Miriam to lead you.
يَا شَعْبِي ٱذْكُرْ بِمَاذَا تَآمَرَ بَالَاقُ مَلِكُ مُوآبَ، وَبِمَاذَا أَجَابَهُ بَلْعَامُ بْنُ بَعُورَ، مِنْ شِطِّيمَ إِلَى ٱلْجِلْجَالِ، لِكَيْ تَعْرِفَ إِجَادَةَ ٱلرَّبِّ».٥5
My people, what did Balak, king of Moab counsel? And how did Balaam, the son of Beor, answer him? Remember now the journey from Shittim to Gilgal, so that you might realise the just deeds of the Lord.”
بِمَ أَتَقَدَّمُ إِلَى ٱلرَّبِّ وَأَنْحَنِي لِلإِلَهِ ٱلْعَلِيِّ؟ هَلْ أَتَقَدَّمُ بِمُحْرَقَاتٍ، بِعُجُولٍ أَبْنَاءِ سَنَةٍ؟٦6
With what should I come before the Lord? Bow myself before the God on high? Should I come before him with burnt-offerings, with calves a year old?
هَلْ يُسَرُّ ٱلرَّبُّ بِأُلُوفِ ٱلْكِبَاشِ، بِرِبَوَاتِ أَنْهَارِ زَيْتٍ؟ هَلْ أُعْطِي بِكْرِي عَنْ مَعْصِيَتِي، ثَمَرَةَ جَسَدِي عَنْ خَطِيَّةِ نَفْسِي؟٧7
Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, With ten thousand streams of oil? Should I give him my first-born son for my guilt, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
قَدْ أَخْبَرَكَ أَيُّهَا ٱلْإِنْسَانُ مَا هُوَ صَالِحٌ، وَمَاذَا يَطْلُبُهُ مِنْكَ ٱلرَّبُّ، إِلَّا أَنْ تَصْنَعَ ٱلْحَقَّ وَتُحِبَّ ٱلرَّحْمَةَ، وَتَسْلُكَ مُتَوَاضِعًا مَعَ إِلَهِكَ.٨8
The Lord has told you what is good, what he demands of you: Only to do justice and love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.
صَوْتُ ٱلرَّبِّ يُنَادِي لِلْمَدِينَةِ، وَٱلْحِكْمَةُ تَرَى ٱسْمَكَ: «اِسْمَعُوا لِلْقَضِيبِ وَمَنْ رَسَمَهُ.٩9
Listen! The Lord calls to the city! Listen, tribe and assembly of the city!
أَفِي بَيْتِ ٱلشِّرِّيرِ بَعْدُ كُنُوزُ شَرٍّ وَإِيفَةٌ نَاقِصَةٌ مَلْعُونَةٌ؟١٠10
“Can I forget the hoarded treasures in the houses of the wicked, and the accursed scant measure?
هَلْ أَتَزَكَّى مَعَ مَوَازِينِ ٱلشَّرِّ وَمَعَ كِيسِ مَعَايِيرِ ٱلْغِشِّ؟١١11
Can I leave her unpunished because of evil scales, and the bag of false weights?
فَإِنَّ أَغْنِيَاءَهَا مَلْآنُونَ ظُلْمًا، وَسُكَّانَهَا يَتَكَلَّمُونَ بِٱلْكَذِبِ، وَلِسَانَهُمْ فِي فَمِهِمْ غَاشٌّ.١٢12
Whose rich people are full of violence, her inhabitants liars, whose tongues speak deceit?
فَأَنَا قَدْ جَعَلْتُ جُرُوحَكَ عَدِيمَةَ ٱلشِّفَاءِ، مُخْرِبًا مِنْ أَجْلِ خَطَايَاكَ.١٣13
“But I indeed, have begun to punish you, to lay you in ruins because of your sins.
أَنْتَ تَأْكُلُ وَلَا تَشْبَعُ، وَجُوعُكَ فِي جَوْفِكَ. وَتُعَزِّلُ وَلَا تُنَجِّي، وَٱلَّذِي تُنَجِّيهِ أَدْفَعُهُ إِلَى ٱلسَّيْفِ.١٤14
You will eat but not be satisfied, your stomach empty within you. You will store up but lose everything, because whatever you save I will give to the sword.
أَنْتَ تَزْرَعُ وَلَا تَحْصُدُ. أَنْتَ تَدُوسُ زَيْتُونًا وَلَا تَدَّهِنُ بِزَيْتٍ، وَسُلَافَةً وَلَا تَشْرَبُ خَمْرًا.١٥15
You will sow but not reap. You will tread the olives but have no oil for rubbing, tread grapes but drink no wine!
وَتُحْفَظُ فَرَائِضُ: عُمْرِي، وَجَمِيعُ أَعْمَالِ بَيْتِ: أَخْآبَ، وَتَسْلُكُونَ بِمَشُورَاتِهِمْ، لِكَيْ أُسَلِّمَكَ لِلْخَرَابِ، وَسُكَّانَهَا لِلصَّفِيرِ، فَتَحْمِلُونَ عَارَ شَعْبِي».١٦16
“For you have followed the commands of Omri, and all the practices of the house of Ahab. You have acted in accord with their counsels, so I will give you up to ruin, the city's inhabitants to derision. The nations will treat you with contempt!”