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Will a man rob God?

Malachi, Malachias or Mal'achi was a Jewish prophet in the Hebrew Bible. He had two brothers, Nathaniel and Josiah. Malachi was the writer of the Book of Malachi, the last book of the Neviim (prophets) section in the Jewish Tanakh. In the Christian Old Testament, the Prophetic Books are placed last, making Book of Malachi the last Old Testament book before the New Testament.


Book of Malachi[edit]

  • They may build, but I will throw down;
    They shall be called the Territory of Wickedness,...
    • Chapter 1, Verse 4, Lines 5-6 (NKJV)
  • A son honors his father,
    And a servant his master.
    If then I am the Father,
    Where is my honor?
    And if I am a Master,
    Where is My reverence?
    • Chapter 1, Verse 6, Lines 1-6 (NKJV)
  • And when you offer the lame and sick,
    Is it not evil?
    Offer it then to your governor!
    Would he be pleased with you?
    Would he accept you favorably?
    Says the LORD of hosts.
    • Chapter 1, Verse 8, Lines 3-8, (NKJV)
  • For the lips of a priest should keep knowledge,
    And people should seek law from his mouth;
    For he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.
    • Chapter 2, Verse 7, Lines 1-3, (NKJV)
  • Have we not all one Father?
    Has not one God created us?
    Why do we deal treacherously with one another
    By profaning the covenant of the fathers?
    • Chapter 2, Verse 10, Lines 1-4, (NKJV)
"Behold, I send My messenger,
And he will prepare the way before Me.
  • "Behold, I send My messenger,
    And he will prepare the way before Me.
    And the Lord, whom you seek,
    Will suddenly come to His temple,
    Even the Messenger of the covenant,
    In whom you delight.
    Behold He is coming,"
    Says the LORD of hosts.
    • Chapter 3, Verse 1, Lines 1-8, (NKJV)
  • And I will come near you for judgement;
    I will be a swift witness
    Against sorcerers,
    Against adulterers,
    Against perjurers,
    Against those who exploit wage earners and widows and orphans,
    • Chapter 3, Verse 5, Lines 1-6, (NKJV)
  • Will a man rob God?
    • Chapter 3, Verse 8, Line 1, (NKJV)
For behold, the day is coming,
Burning like an oven,
  • Bring all the tithes into the storehouse,
    That there may be food in My house,
    And try Me now in this,
    Says the LORD of hosts,
    • Chapter 3, Verse 10, Lines 1-4, (NKJV)
  • For behold, the day is coming,
    Burning like an oven,
    • Chapter 4, Verse 1, Lines 1-2, (NKJV)
  • Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet
    Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD,
    • Chapter 4, Verse 5, Lines 1-2, (NKJV)

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