Parallel Bible results for Malachi 3:6-18

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Malachi 3:6-18

NIV 6 "I the LORD do not change. So you, O descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. NIV 6 "I the LORD do not change. So you, O descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. NIV 7 Ever since the time of your forefathers you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you," says the LORD Almighty. "But you ask, 'How are we to return?' NIV 7 Ever since the time of your forefathers you have turned away from my decrees and have not kept them. Return to me, and I will return to you," says the LORD Almighty. "But you ask, 'How are we to return?' NIV 8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me. "But you ask, 'How do we rob you?' "In tithes and offerings. NIV 8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me. "But you ask, 'How do we rob you?' "In tithes and offerings. NIV 9 You are under a curse--the whole nation of you--because you are robbing me. NIV 9 You are under a curse--the whole nation of you--because you are robbing me. NIV 10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it. NIV 10 Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it. NIV 11 I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not cast their fruit," says the LORD Almighty. NIV 11 I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not cast their fruit," says the LORD Almighty. NIV 12 "Then all the nations will call you blessed, for yours will be a delightful land," says the LORD Almighty. NIV 12 "Then all the nations will call you blessed, for yours will be a delightful land," says the LORD Almighty. NIV 13 "You have said harsh things against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?' NIV 13 "You have said harsh things against me," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we said against you?' NIV 14 "You have said, 'It is futile to serve God. What did we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the LORD Almighty? NIV 14 "You have said, 'It is futile to serve God. What did we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the LORD Almighty? NIV 15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly the evildoers prosper, and even those who challenge God escape.' " NIV 15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly the evildoers prosper, and even those who challenge God escape.' " NIV 16 Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other, and the LORD listened and heard. A scroll of remembrance was written in his presence concerning those who feared the LORD and honored his name. NIV 16 Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other, and the LORD listened and heard. A scroll of remembrance was written in his presence concerning those who feared the LORD and honored his name. NIV 17 "They will be mine," says the LORD Almighty, "in the day when I make up my treasured possession. I will spare them, just as in compassion a man spares his son who serves him. NIV 17 "They will be mine," says the LORD Almighty, "in the day when I make up my treasured possession. I will spare them, just as in compassion a man spares his son who serves him. NIV 18 And you will again see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not. NIV 18 And you will again see the distinction between the righteous and the wicked, between those who serve God and those who do not.