" 'A son honors his father, and a servant his master. Then if I am a father, where is My honor ? And if I am a master, where is My respect ?' says the LORD of hosts to you, O priests who despise My name. But you say, 'How have we despised Your name ?'
"For from the rising of the sun even to its setting, My name will be great among the nations, and in every place incense is going to be offered to My name, and a grain offering that is pure ; for My name will be great among the nations," says the LORD of hosts.
"But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King," says the LORD of hosts, "and My name is feared among the nations."
"If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name," says the LORD of hosts, "then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings ; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart.