Micah (Micah)

Micah (Micah)

Translated into ASL by David Bar-Tzur

Created 30 April 2007, links updated monthly with the help of LinkAlarm.

Micah exhorting the Israelites to repentance - Gustav Doré

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EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).

Chapter 5 (6-14) Chapter 6

CHAPTER 5 (6-14)

6. Illuminated letter JEWISH PEOPLE THEY-rt STILL LEFT@rt WILL LIVE WITH MANY NATION AND TEACH-lf THEM-lf HELP-lf THEM-lf CALL-ON GOD, NOT DEPEND-ON OTHERS HUMAN. THEY-lf WILL FEEL INVIGORATED IDEA~LIKE GRASS HAPPEN THE-rt LORD SEND WATER SPRINKLE-DOWN-ON.

7. JEWISH PEOPLE STILL LEFT WILL MIX MANY NATION. IDEA~LIKE LION HUNT FOOD. LIKE LION MIDDLE SHEEP SCADS-OF. PAWS-TRAMPLE-GROUND, CLAWS-TEAR, WHO SAVE VICTIM WHO?

8. PRAY+ YOUR-rt HAND BEAT PEOPLE OPPOSE YOU-rt. YOUR-rt ENEMY CHOPPED-DOWN LIKE GRASS.

9. THE-rt LORD ANNOUNCE (role play God) THAT DAY YOUR(pl) HORSE ME DESTROY AND YOUR(pl) CHARIOT OVERTURN.

10. alt.YOUR CITY ME RUIN AND YOUR FORTRESS COLLAPSE.

11. YOUR(pl) WITCH ME REMOVE AND YOUR MAGIC WILL GONE.

12. SHAPES YOU(pl) WORSHIP AND PILLARS YOU(pl) FEEL HOLY, ME DESTROY. YOU(pl) BUILD THINGS WORSHIP DON'T.

13. TREE POST ME TEAR-DOWN AND alt.YOUR CITY DESTROY.

14. ANY NATION NOT OBEY, ME ANGRY, BLOW-TOP, REVENGE"each".

CHAPTER 6 (1-8)

1. (role play God) Illuminated letter MANY-LOOK-AT-me THE LORD SAY "WHAT"? MOUNTAIN AND HILL BECOME MY JURY. COME-ON MY PEOPLE,ME SUMMON YOU(pl) TESTIFY MY LAWSUIT AGAINST YOU(pl).

2. PAY-ATTENTION MOUNTAIN, EARTH FOUNDATION FIRMLY-SET. ME LORD MAKE WORLD MY COURT AGAINST MY PEOPLE. ME HAVE C-A-S-E AGAINST ISRAEL.

3. (2h)"HEY-all" WHAT-WRONG ME DO ABOUT YOU(pl)? COME-ON TESTIFY AGAINST ME.

4. KNOW-THAT ME BRING YOU(pl) OUT-OF EGYPT. ME PAY-OFF YOUR(pl) SLAVE DEBT.ME SEND MOSES M-O-S-E-S, AARON A-A-R-O-N, AND M-I-R-I-A-M.

5. MY PEOPLE, REMEMBER WHAT B-KING, HIMSELF-lf KING M-O-A-B PLAN AGAINST YOU(pl), AND HOW BALAAM, SON FROM B-E-O-R REPLY-TO-lf. YOU(pl) TRAVEL FROM S-H-I-T-T-I-M TO G-I-L-G-A-L SAFE. PROVE ME LORD SOFT-HEARTED. (end role play)

6. ME APPROACH ME-rt LORD HOW? HONOR GOD FAR-AWAY HEAVEN, #DO-DO? BRING ANIMAL BURN-TO-ASHES OFFER-UP? ONE-YEAR-OLD BABY COW?

7. SUPPOSE ME BRING THOUSANDS RAM, LORD HE-rt SATISFIED? O-I-L POUR-ON-STREAMS ENOUGH? IF ME OFF-POINT-lf&rt, SHOULD ME GIFT-TO-rt MY SON BORN FIRST? CHILD MY BODY PRODUCE ENOUGH TO CANCEL MY SIN?

8. (2h)YOU LEARN FINISH, MY PEOPLE, WHICH GOOD AND WHAT THE-rt LORD REQUIRE (2h)YOU. JUST DO JUSTICE AND CHERISH MERCY AND WALK HUMBLE WITH YOUR(pl) GOD.

9. PAY-ATTENTION! THE-rt LORD WARN YOUR"all" CITY. PEOPLE WISE PAY-ATTENTION HIS-rt NAME. KNOW-THAT THE-rt LORD PUNISH WILL.

10. PEOPLE WICKED STILL HIDE TREASURE THEY-lf STEAL? STILL SELL THINGS THEIR-lf WEIGHT NOT ENOUGH? DISGUSTING.

11. SELLER TRY TRICK CUSTOMER BALANCE LIE OR WEIGHT NOT RIGHT, PURE CAN'T.

12. PEOPLE RICH THAT WAY TEND DESTROY. THAT SOCIETY KISS-FIST HOAX. THEIR-lf TONGUE SKILLED LIE.

13. THAT* REASON ME PUNISH AWFUL. YOUR"all" SIN CAUSE GROUND REFUSE SUPPORT FOOD. YOUR"all" LIFE WITHOUT HAPPINESS OR SUCCESS. WHY? YOU"all" SIN.

14. HAPPEN EAT, BODY SATISFIED NOT. DEEP INSIDE DISEASE EAT-UP-body. HAPPEN PREGNANT, MOTHER LOSE BABY WILL. IF BABY SUCCEED BORN, SWORD SLIT THROAT WILL.

15. HAPPEN SOW, BUT REAP NOTHING. CRUSH O-L-I-V-E, BUT ANOINT CAN'T. GRAPES SOUR SPOIL WINE.

16. YOU"all" WILLING FOLLOW O-M-R-I-'S RULES, AND COPY A-H-A-B BEHAVIOR. THEIR-rt COUNSEL YOU"all" ACCEPT. ME WILL CAUSE PEOPLE AMAZED HOW YOU"all" DECLINE. PEOPLE MOCK YOU"all" WILL. MY RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE REJECT YOU"all".

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