Malachi 1 - Interlinear Bible

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God's Love for Jacob

1 The oracle of the word of the LORD to Israel through Malachi.
2 "I have loved you," says the LORD. But you say, "How have You loved us?" "Was not Esau Jacob's brother ?" declares the LORD. "Yet I have loved Jacob ;
h'M;B ~,T.r;m]a;w h'wh.y r;m'a ~,k.t,a yiT.b;h'a ? h'wh.y -mUa.n b{q][;y.l w'fe[ x'a -aw{l]h .Wn'T.b;h]a ? b{q][;y -t,a b;h{a'w
3 but I have hated Esau, and I have made his mountains a desolation and appointed his inheritance for the jackals of the wilderness."
h'm'm.v wy'r'h -t,a ~yif'a'w yitaen'f w'fe[ -t,a.w ? r'B.dim tw{N;t.l w{t'l]x;n -t,a.w
4 Though Edom says, "We have been beaten down, but we will return and build up the ruins "; thus says the LORD of hosts, "They may build, but I will tear down ; and men will call them the wicked territory, and the people toward whom the LORD is indignant forever *."
h,n.bin.w b.Wv'n.w .Wn.v;VUr ~w{d/a r;ma{t -yiK ? .Wn.bIy h'Meh tw{a'b.c h'wh.y r;m'a h{K tw{b'r\x ? h'[.vir l.Wb.G ~,h'l .Wa.r'q.w sw{r/h,a yin]a;w ? ~'lw{[ -d;[ h'wh.y ~;['z -r,v]a ~'['h.w
5 Your eyes will see this and you will say, " The LORD be magnified beyond * the border of Israel !"
l;D.gIy .Wr.ma{T ~,T;a.w h'ny,a.riT ~,kyenye[.w ? lea'r.fIy l.Wb.gil l;[em h'wh.y

Sin of the Priests

6 " '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 ?'
yin'a b'a -mia.w wy'n{d]a d,b,[.w b'a deB;k.y !eB ? yia'rw{m heY;a yin'a ~yinw{d]a -mia.w yidw{b.k heY;a ? yezw{B ~yin]h{K;h ~,k'l tw{a'b.c h'wh.y r;m'a ? '$,m.v -t,a .Wnyiz'b h,M;B ~,T.r;m]a;w yim.v
7 "You are presenting defiled food upon My altar. But you say, 'How have we defiled You?' In that you say, 'The table of the LORD is to be despised.'
~,T.r;m]a;w l'a{g.m ~,x,l yix.B.zim -l;[ ~yivyiG;m ? h,z.bin h'wh.y !;x.lUv ~,k.r'm/a,B '$.Wn.l;aeg h,M;B ? a.Wh
8 "But when you present the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil ? And when you present the lame and sick, is it not evil ? Why not offer it to your governor ? Would he be pleased with you? Or would he receive * you kindly ?" says the LORD of hosts.
yik.w ['r !yea ;x{B.zil re.Wi[ !.WviG;t -yik.w ? a'n .Whebyir.q;h ['r !yea h,l{x.w ;xeSiP .WvyiG;t ? h'wh.y r;m'a '$y,n'p a'FIy]h w{a '$.c.rIy]h '$,t'x,p.l ? tw{a'b.c
9 "But now will you not entreat God's favor, that He may be gracious to us? With such an offering on your part, will He receive * any of you kindly ?" says the LORD of hosts.
~,k.d,Yim .Wnen'xyiw lea -yen.p a'n -.WL;x h'T;[.w ? h'wh.y r;m'a ~yin'P ~,Kim a'FIy]h ta{Z h't.y'h ? tw{a'b.c
10 "Oh that there were one among you who would shut the gates, that you might not uselessly kindle fire on My altar ! I am not pleased with you," says the LORD of hosts, " nor will I accept an offering from you.
.Wryia't -a{l.w ~Iy;t'l.D r{G.sIy.w ~,k'B -m;g yim ? h'wh.y r;m'a ~,k'B #,pex yil -nyea ~'Nix yix.B.zim ? ~,k.d,Yim h,c.r,a -a{l h'x.nim.W tw{a'b.c
11 "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.
yim.v lw{d'G w{aw{b.m -d;[.w v,m,v -x;r.ziMim yiK ? yim.vil v'GUm r'j.qUm ~w{q'm -l'k.b.W ~Iyw{G;B ? ~Iyw{G;B yim.v lw{d'g -yiK h'rw{h.j h'x.nim.W ? tw{a'b.c h'wh.y r;m'a
12 "But you are profaning it, in that you say, 'The table of the Lord is defiled, and as for its fruit, its food is to be despised.'
y'n{d]a !;x.lUv ~,k.r'm/a,B w{tw{a ~yil.L;x.m ~,T;a.w ? w{l.k'a h,z.bin w{byin.w a.Wh l'a{g.m
13 "You also say, ' My, how tiresome it is!' And you disdainfully sniff at it," says the LORD of hosts, "and you bring what was taken by robbery and what is lame or sick ; so you bring the offering ! Should I receive that from your hand ?" says the LORD.
r;m'a w{tw{a ~,T.x;Pih.w h'a'l.T;m heNih ~,T.r;m]a;w ? ;xeSiP;h -t,a.w l.Wz'G ~,taeb]h;w tw{a'b.c h'wh.y ? h,c.r,a;h h'x.niM;h -t,a ~,taeb]h;w h,lw{x;h -t,a.w ? h'wh.y r;m'a ~,k.d,Yim H'tw{a
14 "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."
;xeb{z.w red{n.w r'k'z w{r.d,[.B vey.w lekw{n r.Wr'a.w ? r;m'a yin'a lw{d'G .$,l,m yiK y'n{da;l t'x.v'm ? ~Iyw{G;b a'rw{n yim.v.W tw{a'b.c h'wh.y