14 "Yet you say, 'For what reason *?' Because * the LORD has been a witness between you and the 1wife of your youth, against whom you have dealt 2treacherously, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant.

References for Malachi 2:14

15 "But not one has 3done so who has a remnant of the Spirit. And what did that one do while he was seeking a 4godly offspring? Take heed then to your spirit, and let no one deal 5treacherously against the wife of your youth.

References for Malachi 2:15

    • t 2:15 - Or "Did He not make one, although He had the remnant"
    • u 2:15 - Or "why one? He sought a godly offspring"
    • v 2:15 - Lit "seed"
      16 "For I hate 6divorce," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with 7wrong," says the LORD of hosts. "So take heed to your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously."

      References for Malachi 2:16

        • w 2:16 - Lit "He hates"
        • x 2:16 - Lit "sending away"
        • y 2:16 - Lit "he covers"
        • z 2:16 - Or "violence"