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Malachi 1:6

Overview - Malachi 1
Malachi complains of Israel's unkindness;
of their irreligiousness and profaneness.
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Malachi 1:6  (King James Version)
A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?
 


son
Exodus 20:12 ; Leviticus 19:3 ; Deuteronomy 5:16 ; Proverbs 30:11 Proverbs 30:17 ; Matthew 15:4 Matthew 15:6 ; 19:19 Mark 7:10
Mark 10:19 ; Luke 18:20 ; Ephesians 6:2

a servant
1 Timothy 6:1 1 Timothy 6:2 ; Titus 2:9 Titus 2:10 ; 1 Peter 2:17-19

if then
From this verse to ch. 2:9 the prophet reproves the priests and people for sacrificing the refuse of beasts; and denounces punishment against the former for not teaching the people their duty in this respect.
Exodus 4:22 Exodus 4:23 ; Isaiah 1:2 ; 64:8 Jeremiah 31:9 ; Matthew 6:9 Matthew 6:14 Matthew 6:15 ; Luke 6:36 Luke 6:46
1 Peter 1:17

and if
Matthew 7:21 ; Luke 6:46 ; John 13:13-17

O priests
2:8 1 Samuel 2:28-30 ; Jeremiah 5:30 Jeremiah 5:31 ; 23:11 Ezekiel 22:26 ; Hosea 4:6 ; 5:1

And ye
2:14-17 Malachi 3:7 Malachi 3:8 Malachi 3:13 Malachi 3:14 Jeremiah 2:21 Jeremiah 2:22 ; Hosea 12:8 ; Luke 10:29
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