Malachi 2:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Behold, I am going to rebuke your offspring, and I will spread refuse on your faces, the refuse of your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.

King James Version

Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

International Standard Version

Look! I'm rebuking your descendants because of you, and I'll spread waste on your faces, the waste of your festival sacrifices, and you will be carried off with it.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your feasts, and ye shall be taken away with it.

American Standard Version

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your feasts; and ye shall be taken away with it.

Amplified

Behold, I will rebuke your seed [grain -- "which will prevent due harvest], and I will spread the dung from the festival offerings upon your faces, and you shall be taken away with it.

Bible in Basic English

See, I will have your arm cut off, and will put waste on your faces, even the waste from your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.

Darby Translation

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, the dung of your feasts; and they shall take you away with it.

Holman Bible

"Look, I am going to rebuke your descendants, and I will spread animal waste over your faces, the waste from your festival sacrifices, and you will be taken away with it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, I reprehend your seed and spread the dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemnities; and ye shall be removed with it.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold me rebuking the seed to you, and I scattered dung upon your faces, the dung of your festivals; and it lifted you up to it.

King James 2000

Behold, I will rebuke your offspring, and spread refuse upon your faces, even the refuse of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! I [am] going to rebuke {your offspring}, and I will scatter offal on your faces, [the] offal of your religious feasts, and you will be carried to it.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I am rebuking your seed; and I will spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your appointed feasts. And one shall lift you up to it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I shall corrupt your seed, and cast dung in your faces: even the dung of your solemn feasts and it shall cleave fast upon you.

NET Bible

I am about to discipline your children and will spread offal on your faces, the very offal produced at your festivals, and you will be carried away along with it.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung on your faces, even the dung of your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.

New simplified Bible

I will punish your children and rub your faces in the dung of the animals you sacrifice! You will be taken away with the dung heap of your feasts.

The Emphasized Bible

Behold me! threatening, on your account, the seed, and I will scatter refuse upon your faces, the refuse of your festivals, - and one shall carry you away unto it;

Webster

Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

World English Bible

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung on your faces, even the dung of your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, I am pushing away before you the seed, And have scattered dung before your faces, Dung of your festivals, And it hath taken you away with it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Behold, I will corrupt
גּער 
Ga`ar 
Usage: 14

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

and spread
זרה 
Zarah 
Usage: 39

פּרשׁ 
Peresh 
Usage: 7

פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

even the dung
פּרשׁ 
Peresh 
Usage: 7

חג חג 
Chag 
Usage: 62

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

References

Hastings

Context Readings

An Oracle Against The Temple Priesthood

2 "If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to give honor to My name," says the LORD of hosts, "then I will send the curse upon you and I will curse your blessings; and indeed, I have cursed them already, because you are not taking it to heart. 3 "Behold, I am going to rebuke your offspring, and I will spread refuse on your faces, the refuse of your feasts; and you will be taken away with it. 4 "Then you will know that I have sent this commandment to you, that My covenant may continue with Levi," says the LORD of hosts.



Cross References

Nahum 3:6

"I will throw filth on you And make you vile, And set you up as a spectacle.

Exodus 29:14

"But the flesh of the bull and its hide and its refuse, you shall burn with fire outside the camp; it is a sin offering.

1 Kings 14:10

therefore behold, I am bringing calamity on the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam every male person, both bond and free in Israel, and I will make a clean sweep of the house of Jeroboam, as one sweeps away dung until it is all gone.

Joel 1:17

The seeds shrivel under their clods; The storehouses are desolate, The barns are torn down, For the grain is dried up.

1 Samuel 2:29-30

'Why do you kick at My sacrifice and at My offering which I have commanded in My dwelling, and honor your sons above Me, by making yourselves fat with the choicest of every offering of My people Israel?'

2 Kings 9:36-37

Therefore they returned and told him. And he said, "This is the word of the LORD, which He spoke by His servant Elijah the Tishbite, saying, 'In the property of Jezreel the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezebel;

Job 20:7

He perishes forever like his refuse; Those who have seen him will say, 'Where is he?'

Psalm 83:10

Who were destroyed at En-dor, Who became as dung for the ground.

Jeremiah 8:2

"They will spread them out to the sun, the moon and to all the host of heaven, which they have loved and which they have served, and which they have gone after and which they have sought, and which they have worshiped They will not be gathered or buried; they will be as dung on the face of the ground.

Malachi 2:9

"So I also have made you despised and abased before all the people, just as you are not keeping My ways but are showing partiality in the instruction.

Luke 14:35

"It is useless either for the soil or for the manure pile; it is thrown out. He who has ears to hear, let him hear."

1 Corinthians 4:13

when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.



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