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Malachi complains about Israel’s ingratitude

1:1 The burden of the word of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
to Israel by Malachi.
1:2 I have loved you, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
. But ya’ll say, how have you loved us? Wasn’t Esauעֵשָׂו‎‎
Modern: ʿĒsáv, Greek: Ἠσαῦ Ēsaû meaning “hairy” or “rough” The verb עשה (‘asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma’aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on. Also called Edom for more info click here
Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
‘s brother? says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
: yet I loved Jacobיַעֲקֹב
(/ˈdʒeɪkəb/; Modern: Yaʿaqōv (help·info), Tiberian: Yaʿăqōḇ; Arabic: يَعْقُوب, romanized: Yaʿqūb; Greek: Ἰακώβ, romanized: Iakṓb) the name Yaʿaqōv יעקב is derived from ʿaqev עָקֵב “heel”, as Jacob was born grasping the heel of his twin brother Esau. (later called Israel) for more info click here
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1:3 But I hated Esauעֵשָׂו‎‎
Modern: ʿĒsáv, Greek: Ἠσαῦ Ēsaû meaning “hairy” or “rough” The verb עשה (‘asa) means to do, make happen or work with. Noun מעשה (ma’aseh) means deed, act, work, doing, making and so on. Also called Edom for more info click here
, I made his mountains desolate and [gave] his heritage for the jackals of the desert.
1:4 Since Edomאֱדוֹם
was an ancient kingdom in Transjordan, located between Moab to the northeast, the Arabah to the west, and the Arabian Desert to the south and east. Most of its former territory is now divided between present-day southern Israel and Jordan. Edom appears in written sources relating to the late Bronze Age and to the Iron Age in the Levant also another name for Esau the brother of Jacob
says, We are impoverished, but we will return and rebuild the desolate places; So says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts, They may build, but I will tear down; and they shall call them, The boundary of wickedness, and, The people with whom YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has denounced forever.
1:5 And your shall see, and ya’ll shall say, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will be glorified from the border of Israel.

Irreligion and profanity charged against Israel


1:6 A son honors [his] father, and a servant his master: If then I am a Father, where is My honor? and if I be a master, where is My fear? says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts to you, O priests כֹּהֲנִים
kôhên, ko-hane’ Kohen = priest, principal officers or chief rulers For more info click here
, that despise My name. And ya’ll say, in what [way] have we despised Your name?
1:7 Y’all offer defiled food on My altar; and ya’ll say, how have we defiled you? In that ya’ll say, The table of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is despised.
1:8 And if ya’ll offer the blind animal for sacrifice, is it not evil? and if ya’ll offer the lame and sick [animal], is it not evil? Offer it now to your governor; will he be pleased with you, or show you favor? says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts.
1:9 Please now, ask EL אֵל
‎Transliteration:ēl Pronunciation:ale — masculine noun — God, god-like one, mighty one occurs 245 times in 235 verses in the WLC Hebrew click here
that He will favor us: this [sin] comes from your hands: will He favor your faces? says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts.
1:10 Who is there among you that will shut the [Temple] doors  so that ya’ll couldn’t kindle fire on My altar in vain. I have no desire for you, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts, won’t I accept an offering at your hand.
1:11 For from the east even to the west My name is be great among the nations; and in everywhere incense shall be offered to My name, and a pure food offerings: because My name shall be great among the nations, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts.
1:12 But ya’ll are profaning it, when ya’ll say, The table of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is defiled; and its fruit, and by [your] description of it as Its food, is despised.
1:13 Y’all also said, See, how burdensome it is! and y’all have huffed at it, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts; and ya’ll brought that which was stolen, and the lame, and the sick [animal]; and ya’ll brought an offering: Should I accept this from your hand? says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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1:14 But cursed be a deceiver, who has in his flock a ram, yet vows and sacrifices a blemished [one] to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
: for I [am] a great King, says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
of hosts, and My name is revered among the nations.

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