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Malachi 2:16 ESV

16 "For 1the man who does not love his wife but divorces her,a says the LORD, the God of Israel, coversb his garment with violence, says the LORD of hosts. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and 2do not be faithless."

References for Malachi 2:16

    • l 2:16 - Hebrew who hates and divorces
    • m 2:16 - Probable meaning (compare Septuagint and Deuteronomy 24:1-4); or "The Lord, the God of Israel, says that he hates divorce, and him who covers

      Study tools for Malachi 2:16

      • a 2:3 - Hebrew seed
      • b 2:3 - Or to it
      • c 2:6 - Or law; also verses 7, 8, 9
      • d 2:7 - Hebrew they
      • e 2:12 - Hebrew any who wakes and answers
      • f 2:15 - Hebrew in it
      • g 2:15 - Hebrew the one
      • h 2:15 - Or And not one has done this who has a portion of the Spirit. And what was that one seeking?
      • i 2:15 - Or So take care; also verse 16
      • j 2:16 - Hebrew who hates and divorces
      • k 2:16 - Probable meaning (compare Septuagint and Deuteronomy 24:1-4); or "The Lord, the God of Israel, says that he hates divorce, and him who covers