Micah 5: The Coming of the Messiah

Old Testament Seminary Student Study Guide, (2002), 187


Micah 5 records that Micah foretold the first coming of the Savior and that in the last days the children of Israel would be delivered from their enemies and become righteous.

Studying the Scriptures

Do activity A as you study Micah 5.

Activity A iconHow Was It Fulfilled?

The prophecy in Micah 5:2 was given about 700 B.C. Read Matthew 2:1–6 and Luke 2:1–7. Who fulfilled Micah’s prophesy? The additional name Ephratah in Micah 5:2 was probably used to indicate the Bethlehem in Judea as opposed to the Bethlehem in Zebulun.