Micah 1:4

Hebrew Bible

2 Listen, all you nations! Pay attention, all inhabitants of earth! The Sovereign Lord will act as a witness against you; the Lord will accuse you from his majestic palace. 3 Look, the Lord is coming out of his dwelling place! He will descend and march on the earth’s mountaintops! 4 The mountains will crumble beneath him, and the valleys will split apart like wax before a fire, like water dumped down a steep slope. 5 All this is because of Jacob’s rebellion and the sins of the nation of Israel. And just what is Jacob’s rebellion? Isn’t it Samaria’s doings? And what is Judah’s sin? Isn’t it Jerusalem’s doings?

1 Enoch 1:6


5 Everyone will be struck with fear and the Watchers will tremble, and great fear and trembling will grip them to the ends of the earth. 6 The high mountains will shake, the hills will be leveled, and they will melt like wax before the fire 7 The earth will be completely torn apart, and everything on it will perish, and there will be judgment upon all people.

 Notes and References

"... “the heavenly bodies melt in the heat.” This clause derives from Isaiah 34:4 LXX (“all the powers of the heavens will melt”) ... The verb τήκεοθαι, “to melt,” here a New Testament hapax [only used once], is also used of the melting of the mountains at the eschatological coming of God: LXX Isaiah 63:19-64:1; Micah 1:4; 1 Enoch 1:6). The description of the conflagration is repeated, with slight variations from verse 10, in order to prepare for verse 13 ..."

Bauckham, Richard Word Biblical Commentary: Jude-2 Peter (p. 326) Zondervan, 1983

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