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Malachi 2:17 NIV

Breaking Covenant Through Injustice

17 You have wearied the LORD with your words. “How have we wearied him?” you ask. By saying, “All who do evil are good in the eyes of the LORD, and he is pleased with them” or “Where is the God of justice?”

References for Malachi 2:17

Study tools for Malachi 2:17

  • 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,”"