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Malachi 2:17 ESV

The Messenger of the Lord

17 1You have wearied the LORD with your words. 2But you say, "How have we wearied him?"3By saying, "Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delights in them." Or by asking, 4"Where is the God of justice?"

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      • 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