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Malachi 2:16 NIV

16 “The man who hates and divorces his wife,” says the LORD, the God of Israel, “does violence to the one he should protect,”a says the LORD Almighty. So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.

References for Malachi 2:16

    • f 2:16 - Or "“I hate divorce,” says the " Lord", the God of Israel, “because the man who divorces his wife covers his garment with violence,”"

      Study tools for Malachi 2:16

      • a 2:3 - Or "will blight your grain"
      • b 2:10 - Or "father"
      • c 2:12 - Or 12"May the " Lord"remove from the tents of Jacob anyone who gives testimony in behalf of the man who does this"
      • d 2:15 - The meaning of the Hebrew for the first part of this verse is uncertain.
      • e 2:16 - Or "“I hate divorce,” says the " Lord", the God of Israel, “because the man who divorces his wife covers his garment with violence,”"