Malachi 1 KJV

1 The burden of the word of the LORD to Israel bya Malachi.

References for Malachi 1:1

    • a 1:1 - by...: Heb. by the hand of
      2 I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say , Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob,
      3 And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness.
      4 Whereas Edom saith , We are impoverished , but we will return and build the desolate places; thus saith the LORD of hosts, They shall build , but I will throw down ; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD hath indignation for ever.
      5 And your eyes shall see , and ye shall say , The LORD will be magnified from the border of Israel.
      6 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?
      7 Ye offerb polluted bread upon mine altar; and ye say , Wherein have we polluted thee? In that ye say , The table of the LORD is contemptible .

      References for Malachi 1:7

        • b 1:7 - offer...: or, bring unto, etc
          8 And if ye offer the blind for sacrifice , is it not evil? and if ye offer the lame and sick , is it not evil? offer it now unto thy governor; will he be pleased with thee, or accept thy person? saith the LORD of hosts.
          9 And now, I pray you, beseech * Godc that he will be gracious unto us: this hath been by your means: will he regard your persons? saith the LORD of hosts.

          References for Malachi 1:9

            • c 1:9 - God: Heb. the face of God
              10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I have no pleasure in you, saith the LORD of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
              11 For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.
              12 But ye have profaned it, in that ye say , The table of the LORD is polluted ; and the fruit thereof, even his meat, is contemptible .
              13 Ye said also, Behold, what a weariness is it! and ye have snuffed at it, saith the LORD of hosts; and ye brought that which was torn , and the lame, and the sick ; thus ye brought an offering: should I accept this of your hand? saith the LORD.
              14 But cursed be the deceiver , whichd hath in his flock a male, and voweth , and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing : for I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.

              References for Malachi 1:14

                • d 1:14 - which...: Heb. in whose flock is