Malachi 3:15

15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly evildoers prosper, and even when they put God to the test, they get away with it.’ ”

Malachi 3:15 in Other Translations

KJV
15 And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.
ESV
15 And now we call the arrogant blessed. Evildoers not only prosper but they put God to the test and they escape.'"
NLT
15 From now on we will call the arrogant blessed. For those who do evil get rich, and those who dare God to punish them suffer no harm.’”
MSG
15 Those who take life into their own hands are the lucky ones. They break all the rules and get ahead anyway. They push God to the limit and get by with it.'"
CSB
15 So now we consider the arrogant to be fortunate. Not only do those who commit wickedness prosper, they even test God and escape."

Malachi 3:15 In-Context

13 “You have spoken arrogantly against me,” says the LORD. “Yet you ask, ‘What have we said against you?’
14 “You have said, ‘It is futile to serve God. What do we gain by carrying out his requirements and going about like mourners before the LORD Almighty?
15 But now we call the arrogant blessed. Certainly evildoers prosper, and even when they put God to the test, they get away with it.’ ”
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.
17 “On the day when I act,” says the LORD Almighty, “they will be my treasured possession. I will spare them, just as a father has compassion and spares his son who serves him.

Cross References 3

  • 1. S Psalms 119:21
  • 2. Psalms 14:1; Psalms 36:1-2; Jeremiah 7:10
  • 3. S Job 21:7
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