Malachi 2:14-16 NLT

14 You cry out, “Why doesn’t the accept my worship?” I’ll tell you why! Because the witnessed the vows you and your wife made when you were young. But you have been unfaithful to her, though she remained your faithful partner, the wife of your marriage vows.
15 Didn’t the make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his.a And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard your heart; remain loyal to the wife of your youth.

References for Malachi 2:15

    • 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.
      16 “For I hate divorce!”b says the , the God of Israel. “To divorce your wife is to overwhelm her with cruelty,c ” says the of Heaven’s Armies. “So guard your heart; do not be unfaithful to your wife.”

      References for Malachi 2:16

        • 2:16 - Hebrew For he hates divorcing.
        • 2:16 - Hebrew to cover one’s garment with violence.