Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name.

King James Version

Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

Holman Bible

At that time those who feared the Lord spoke to one another. The Lord took notice and listened. So a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who feared Yahweh and had high regard for His name.

International Standard Version

Then those who feared the LORD talked with each other. The LORD listened and took note, and a scroll of remembrance was written in his presence about those who fear the LORD and honor His name.

A Conservative Version

Then those who feared LORD spoke one with another, and LORD hearkened, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him, for those who feared LORD, and who thought upon his name.

American Standard Version

Then they that feared Jehovah spake one with another; and Jehovah hearkened, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him, for them that feared Jehovah, and that thought upon his name.

Amplified

Then those who feared the Lord talked often one to another; and the Lord listened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him of those who reverenced and worshipfully feared the Lord and who thought on His name.

Bible in Basic English

Then those in whom was the fear of the Lord had talk together: and the Lord gave ear, and it was recorded in a book to be kept in mind before him, for those who had the fear of the Lord and gave thought to his name.

Darby Translation

Then they that feared Jehovah spoke often one to another; and Jehovah observed it, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared Jehovah, and that thought upon his name.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then those that feared the LORD spoke one to another, and the LORD hearkened and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for those that feared the LORD and for those that think in his name.

Julia Smith Translation

Then they fearing Jehovah spake each to his neighbor, and Jehovah will attend and will hear, and write a book of remembrance before him for those fearing Jehovah, and for thinking upon his name.

King James 2000

Then they that feared the LORD spoke often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then those who revered Yahweh spoke {with one another}. And Yahweh listened attentively and heard, and a scroll of remembrance was written {before him} of those who revere Yahweh and ponder his name.

Modern King James verseion

Then those fearing Jehovah spoke together, each man to his neighbor. And Jehovah listened and heard. And a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who feared Jehovah, and for those esteeming His name.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But they that fear God, say thus one to another, 'The LORD considereth and heareth it. Yea, it is before him a memorial book, written for such as fear the LORD, and remember his name.'

NET Bible

Then those who respected the Lord spoke to one another, and the Lord took notice. A scroll was prepared before him in which were recorded the names of those who respected the Lord and honored his name.

New Heart English Bible

Then those who feared the LORD spoke one with another; and the LORD listened, and heard, and a book of remembrance was written before him, for those who feared the LORD, and who honored his name.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, they who revered Yahweh, conversed, one with another, - and Yahweh hearkened, and heard, and there was written a book of remembrance before him, for them who revered Yahweh, and for such as thought of his Name.

Webster

Then they that feared the LORD spoke often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.

World English Bible

Then those who feared Yahweh spoke one with another; and Yahweh listened, and heard, and a book of memory was written before him, for those who feared Yahweh, and who honored his name.

Youngs Literal Translation

Then have those fearing Jehovah spoken one to another, And Jehovah doth attend and hear, And written is a book of memorial before Him Of those fearing Jehovah, And of those esteeming His name.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

the Lord



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

ריע רע 
Rea` 
Usage: 187

and the Lord

Usage: 0

קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

it, and a book
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

זכרון 
Zikrown 
Usage: 24

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

ירא 
Yare' 
Usage: 43

Devotionals

Devotionals about Malachi 3:16

Context Readings

A Book Of Remembrance Is Written

15 'So now we call the arrogant blessed; not only are the doers of wickedness built up but they also test God and escape.'" 16 Then those who feared the LORD spoke to one another, and the LORD gave attention and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the LORD and who esteem His name. 17 "They will be Mine," says the LORD of hosts, "on the day that I prepare My own possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his own son who serves him."



Cross References

Psalm 56:8

You have taken account of my wanderings; Put my tears in Your bottle Are they not in Your book?

Deuteronomy 6:6-8

"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.

1 Samuel 23:16-18

And Jonathan, Saul's son, arose and went to David at Horesh, and encouraged him in God.

2 Samuel 7:1

Now it came about when the king lived in his house, and the LORD had given him rest on every side from all his enemies,

1 Kings 18:3

Ahab called Obadiah who was over the household (Now Obadiah feared the LORD greatly;

1 Kings 18:12

"It will come about when I leave you that the Spirit of the LORD will carry you where I do not know; so when I come and tell Ahab and he cannot find you, he will kill me, although I your servant have feared the LORD from my youth.

2 Chronicles 6:7

"Now it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.

Esther 2:23

Now when the plot was investigated and found to be so, they were both hanged on a gallows; and it was written in the Book of the Chronicles in the king's presence.

Esther 4:5-17

Then Esther summoned Hathach from the king's eunuchs, whom the king had appointed to attend her, and ordered him to go to Mordecai to learn what this was and why it was.

Esther 6:1

During that night the king could not sleep so he gave an order to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.

Job 19:23-25

"Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book!

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 10:4

The wicked, in the haughtiness of his countenance, does not seek Him All his thoughts are, "There is no God."

Psalm 16:3

As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.

Psalm 20:7

Some boast in chariots and some in horses, But we will boast in the name of the LORD, our God.

Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him, On those who hope for His lovingkindness,

Psalm 34:15

The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous And His ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 66:16

Come and hear, all who fear God, And I will tell of what He has done for my soul.

Psalm 73:15-17

If I had said, "I will speak thus," Behold, I would have betrayed the generation of Your children.

Psalm 94:19

When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul.

Psalm 104:33

I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.

Psalm 111:10-1

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Psalm 119:63

I am a companion of all those who fear You, And of those who keep Your precepts.

Psalm 139:4

Even before there is a word on my tongue, Behold, O LORD, You know it all.

Psalm 147:11

The LORD favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

Proverbs 13:20

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Isaiah 26:3

"The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You.

Isaiah 26:8

Indeed, while following the way of Your judgments, O LORD, We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls.

Isaiah 50:10

Who is among you that fears the LORD, That obeys the voice of His servant, That walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.

Isaiah 65:6

"Behold, it is written before Me, I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will even repay into their bosom,

Ezekiel 9:4

The LORD said to him, "Go through the midst of the city, even through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and groan over all the abominations which are being committed in its midst."

Daniel 2:17-18

Then Daniel went to his house and informed his friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah, about the matter,

Daniel 7:10

"A river of fire was flowing And coming out from before Him; Thousands upon thousands were attending Him, And myriads upon myriads were standing before Him; The court sat, And the books were opened.

Malachi 3:5

"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

Malachi 4:2

"But for you who fear My name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings; and you will go forth and skip about like calves from the stall.

Matthew 12:35-37

"The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.

Matthew 18:19-20

"Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything that they may ask, it shall be done for them by My Father who is in heaven.

Luke 2:38

At that very moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem.

Luke 24:14-31

And they were talking with each other about all these things which had taken place.

John 1:40-47

One of the two who heard John speak and followed Him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother.

John 12:20-22

Now there were some Greeks among those who were going up to worship at the feast;

Acts 1:13

When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.

Acts 2:1

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.

Acts 4:23-33

When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them.

Acts 9:31

So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.

Acts 10:2

a devout man and one who feared God with all his household, and gave many alms to the Jewish people and prayed to God continually.

Ephesians 5:19

speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;

1 Thessalonians 5:11

Therefore encourage one another and build up one another, just as you also are doing.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone.

Hebrews 3:13

But encourage one another day after day, as long as it is still called "Today," so that none of you will be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

Hebrews 4:12-13

For the word of God is living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing as far as the division of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Hebrews 10:24

and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;

Revelation 15:4

"Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify Your name? For You alone are holy; For ALL THE NATIONS WILL COME AND WORSHIP BEFORE YOU, FOR YOUR RIGHTEOUS ACTS HAVE BEEN REVEALED."

Revelation 20:12

And I saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened; and another book was opened, which is the book of life; and the dead were judged from the things which were written in the books, according to their deeds.

Genesis 22:12

He said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear God, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, from Me."



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