8 "Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me!" You ask: "How do we rob You?" "[By not making the payments] of 10 percent and the contributions.a
9 You are suffering under a curse, yet you-the whole nation-are [still] robbing Me.
10 Bring the full 10 percent into the storehouse so that there may be food in My house.b Test Me in this way," says the Lord of Hosts. "See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out a blessing for you without measure.c
11 I will rebuke the devourerd for you, so that it will not ruin the produce of your ground, and your vine in your field will not be barren," says the Lord of Hosts.