Malachi 2:13 NLT

13 Here is another thing you do. You cover the LORD ’s altar with tears, weeping and groaning because he pays no attention to your offerings and doesn’t accept them with pleasure.

Study tools for Malachi 2:13

  • a 2:12 - Hebrew from the tents of Jacob. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.
  • b 2:15 - Or Didn’t the one make us and preserve our life and breath? or Didn’t the one make her, both flesh and spirit? The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • c 2:16 - Hebrew For he hates divorcing.
  • d 2:16 - Hebrew to cover one’s garment with violence.