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Malachi 1:2-5 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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2 I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say , Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob, 2 "I have loved you," says the LORD. "But you ask, 'How have you loved us?' "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" the LORD says. "Yet I have loved Jacob,
3 And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness. 3 but Esau I have hated, and I have turned his mountains into a wasteland and left his inheritance to the desert jackals."
4 Whereas Edom saith , We are impoverished , but we will return and build the desolate places; thus saith the LORD of hosts, They shall build , but I will throw down ; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD hath indignation for ever. 4 Edom may say, "Though we have been crushed, we will rebuild the ruins." But this is what the LORD Almighty says: "They may build, but I will demolish. They will be called the Wicked Land, a people always under the wrath of the LORD.
5 And your eyes shall see , and ye shall say , The LORD will be magnified from the border of Israel. 5 You will see it with your own eyes and say, 'Great is the LORD--even beyond the borders of Israel!'