Malachi 2:5



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave them to him as an object of reverence; so he revered Me and stood in awe of My name.

King James Version

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear wherewith he feared me, and was afraid before my name.

International Standard Version

"My covenant with him was for life and peace, and I gave the commandments to him so he would fear me. He did fear me as he stood in my presence.

A Conservative Version

My covenant of life and peace was with him. And I gave them to him that he might fear, and he feared me, and stood in awe of my name.

American Standard Version

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him that he might fear; and he feared me, and stood in awe of my name.

Amplified

My covenant [on My part with Levi] was to give him life and peace, because [on his part] of the [reverent and worshipful] fear with which [the priests] would revere Me and stand in awe of My name.

Bible in Basic English

My agreement with him was on my side life and peace, and I gave them to him; on his side fear, and he had fear of me and gave honour to my name.

Darby Translation

My covenant with him was of life and peace, and I gave them to him that he might fear; and he feared me, and trembled before my name.

Holman Bible

"My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave these to him; it called for reverence, and he revered Me and stood in awe of My name.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear with which he feared me and was broken before my name.

Julia Smith Translation

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I will give them to him fearing, and he shall fear me, and from the face of my name he was terrified.

King James 2000

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear with which he feared me, and was afraid before my name.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"My covenant with him was [one of] life and peace, and I gave them to him. [This required] reverence, and he revered me and stood in awe {before} my name.

Modern King James verseion

My covenant with him was life and peace, and I gave them to him for fear; and he feared Me, and he is awed before My name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I made a covenant of life and peace with him: this I gave him, that he might stand in awe of me: and so he did fear me, and had my name in reverence.

NET Bible

"My covenant with him was designed to bring life and peace. I gave its statutes to him to fill him with awe, and he indeed revered me and stood in awe before me.

New Heart English Bible

"My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him that he might be reverent toward me; and he was reverent toward me, and stood in awe of my name.

New simplified Bible

My covenant was with him [Levi]. It was of life and peace. I gave them to him that he might reverence me. He respected me and stood in awe of my name.

The Emphasized Bible

My covenant, was with him, Life and Well-being, so I gave them to him - I as One to be revered - and he did revere me, - and, before my Name, dismayed, was he.

Webster

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear with which he feared me, and was afraid before my name.

World English Bible

"My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him that he might be reverent toward me; and he was reverent toward me, and stood in awe of my name.

Youngs Literal Translation

My covenant hath been with him of life and of peace, And I make them to him a fear, and he doth fear Me, And because of My name he hath been affrighted.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

was with him of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and peace
שׁלם שׁלום 
Shalowm 
Usage: 236

and I gave
נתן 
Nathan 
give , put , deliver , made , set , up , lay , grant , suffer , yield , bring , cause , utter , laid , send , recompense , appoint , shew ,
Usage: 2011

them to him for the fear
מורה מרא מורא 
Mowra' 
Usage: 12

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 334

me, and was afraid
חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 48

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

References

Context Readings

An Oracle Against The Temple Priesthood

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. 5 "My covenant with him was one of life and peace, and I gave them to him as an object of reverence; so he revered Me and stood in awe of My name. 6 "True instruction was in his mouth and unrighteousness was not found on his lips; he walked with Me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many back from iniquity.



Cross References

Numbers 25:12-13

"Therefore say, 'Behold, I give him My covenant of peace;

Exodus 32:26-29

then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, "Whoever is for the LORD, come to me!" And all the sons of Levi gathered together to him.

Numbers 3:45

"Take the Levites instead of all the firstborn among the sons of Israel and the cattle of the Levites. And the Levites shall be Mine; I am the LORD.

Numbers 8:15

"Then after that the Levites may go in to serve the tent of meeting. But you shall cleanse them and present them as a wave offering;

Numbers 16:9-10

is it not enough for you that the God of Israel has separated you from the rest of the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to Himself, to do the service of the tabernacle of the LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister to them;

Numbers 18:8-24

Then the LORD spoke to Aaron, "Now behold, I Myself have given you charge of My offerings, even all the holy gifts of the sons of Israel I have given them to you as a portion and to your sons as a perpetual allotment.

Deuteronomy 33:8-11

Of Levi he said, "Let Your Thummim and Your Urim belong to Your godly man, Whom You proved at Massah, With whom You contended at the waters of Meribah;

Psalm 106:30-31

Then Phinehas stood up and interposed, And so the plague was stayed.

Ezekiel 34:25

"I will make a covenant of peace with them and eliminate harmful beasts from the land so that they may live securely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.

Ezekiel 37:26

"I will make a covenant of peace with them; it will be an everlasting covenant with them And I will place them and multiply them, and will set My sanctuary in their midst forever.



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