Malachi 3:14-15 NIV

14 "You have said, 'It is futile1 to serve2 God. What did we gain by carrying out his requirements3 and going about like mourners4 before the LORD Almighty?

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15 But now we call the arrogant5 blessed. Certainly the evildoers6 prosper,7 and even those who challenge God escape.' "

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