Parallel Bible results for Malachi 2:14-16

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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. NIV 14 You ask, "Why?" It is because the LORD is acting as the witness between you and the wife of your youth, because you have broken faith with her, though she is your partner, the wife of your marriage covenant. NLT 15 Didn’t the make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are his. And what does he want? Godly children from your union. So guard your heart; remain loyal to the wife of your youth. NIV 15 Has not [the LORD] made them one? In flesh and spirit they are his. And why one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth. NLT 16 “For I hate divorce!” says the , the God of Israel. “To divorce your wife is to overwhelm her with cruelty, ” says the of Heaven’s Armies. “So guard your heart; do not be unfaithful to your wife.” NIV 16 "I hate divorce," says the LORD God of Israel, "and I hate a man's covering himself with violence as well as with his garment," says the LORD Almighty. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith.