Malachi 3:9-18 NIV

9 You are under a curse1--the whole nation of you--because you are robbing me.

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10 Bring the whole tithe2 into the storehouse,3 that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates4 of heaven and pour out5 so much blessing6 that you will not have room enough for it.7

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11 I will prevent pests from devouring8 your crops, and the vines in your fields will not cast their fruit,9" says the LORD Almighty.

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12 "Then all the nations will call you blessed,10 for yours will be a delightful land,"11 says the LORD Almighty.12

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13 "You have said harsh things13 against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask,14 'What have we said against you?'

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14 "You have said, 'It is futile15 to serve16 God. What did we gain by carrying out his requirements17 and going about like mourners18 before the LORD Almighty?

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15 But now we call the arrogant19 blessed. Certainly the evildoers20 prosper,21 and even those who challenge God escape.' "

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16 Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other, and the LORD listened and heard.22 A scroll23 of remembrance was written in his presence concerning those who feared24 the LORD and honored his name.

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17 "They will be mine,25" says the LORD Almighty, "in the day when I make up my treasured possession.a26 I will spare27 them, just as in compassion a man spares his son28 who serves him.

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    • a 3:17 - Or "Almighty, "my treasured possession, in the day when I act"
      18 And you will again see the distinction between the righteous29 and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not.30

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