Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"They'll be mine," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "in the day when I prepare my treasured possession. I'll spare them, just as a man spares his own son who serves him.

New American Standard Bible

"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."

King James Version

And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Holman Bible

“They will be Mine,” says the Lord of Hosts, “a special possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

A Conservative Version

And they shall be mine, says LORD of hosts, my own possession, in the day that I make. And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

American Standard Version

And they shall be mine, saith Jehovah of hosts, even mine own possession, in the day that I make; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Amplified

And they shall be Mine, says the Lord of hosts, in that day when I publicly recognize and openly declare them to be My jewels (My special possession, My peculiar treasure). And I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

Bible in Basic English

And they will be mine, says the Lord, in the day when I make them my special property; and I will have mercy on them as a man has mercy on his son who is his servant.

Darby Translation

And they shall be unto me a peculiar treasure, saith Jehovah of hosts, in the day that I prepare; and I will spare them as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they shall be mine, said the LORD of the hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.

Julia Smith Translation

And they were to me, said Jehovah of armies, for the day which I make wealth; and I spared for them as a man will spare for the son serving him.

King James 2000

And they shall be mine, says the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"They will be mine," says Yahweh of hosts, "on the day that I [am] acting, [my] treasured possession. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

Modern King James verseion

And they shall be Mine, says Jehovah of Hosts, for the day that I will make up My treasure. And I will pity them as a man has pity on his son who serves him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And in the day that I will make, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, they shall be mine own possession: and I will favour them, like as a man favoureth his own son, that doth him service.

NET Bible

"They will belong to me," says the Lord who rules over all, "in the day when I prepare my own special property. I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.

New Heart English Bible

They shall be mine," says the LORD of hosts, "my own possession in the day that I make, and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

The Emphasized Bible

Therefore shall they be mine, saith Yahweh of hosts, in the day for which, I, am preparing treasure, - and I will deal tenderly with them, just as a man, dealeth tenderly, with his own son who is serving him.

Webster

And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.

World English Bible

They shall be mine," says Yahweh of Armies, "my own possession in the day that I make, and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son who serves him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they have been to Me, said Jehovah of Hosts, In the day that I am appointing -- a peculiar treasure, And I have had pity on them, As one hath pity on his son who is serving him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the Lord

Usage: 0

of hosts
צבאה צבא 
Tsaba' 
Usage: 483

in that day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

my jewels
סגלּה 
C@gullah 
Usage: 8

and I will spare
חמל 
Chamal 
Usage: 41

them, as a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

חמל 
Chamal 
Usage: 41

עבד 
`abad 
Usage: 288

Devotionals

Devotionals about Malachi 3:17

References

Images Malachi 3:17

Context Readings

A Book Of Remembrance Is Written

16 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. 17 "They'll be mine," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "in the day when I prepare my treasured possession. I'll spare them, just as a man spares his own son who serves him. 18 When you return, you will see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, and between the one who serves God and the one who does not."



Cross References

Exodus 19:5

And now if you carefully obey me and keep my covenant, you are to be my special possession out of all the nations, because the whole earth belongs to me,

Deuteronomy 7:6

because you are a holy people to the LORD your God. The LORD your God chose you to be his people, his treasured possession from all the nations on the face of the earth."

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people to be his very own and to proclaim the wonderful deeds of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Isaiah 62:3-4

You will be a crown of splendor in the LORD's hand, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.

Deuteronomy 14:2

because you are a holy people to the LORD your God, and the LORD chose to make you his precious possession from among all the nations of the earth."

Deuteronomy 26:17-18

You have declared this very day that the LORD will be your God. You are to walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commands, and judgments, and obey his voice.

Nehemiah 13:22

Then I commanded the descendants of Levi to purify themselves and to come as gate keepers to sanctify the Sabbath day. Remember me, my God, and show mercy to me according to the greatness of your gracious love.

Psalm 135:4

It is Jacob whom the LORD chose for himself Israel as his personal possession.

Isaiah 26:20-21

Come, my people, enter your rooms and shut your doors behind you. Hide yourselves for a little while until the fury has passed by.

Jeremiah 31:33

"Rather, this is the covenant that I'll make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD. "I'll put my Law within them and will write it on their hearts. I'll be their God and they will be my people.

Jeremiah 32:38-39

They'll be my people, and I'll be their God.

Ezekiel 16:8

"When I passed by you again, I looked at you, and noticed that it was your proper time for love. I spread my cloak over you to cover your nakedness. I made a solemn promise to you and entered into a covenant with you," declares the Lord GOD. "You belong to me.

Ezekiel 36:27-28

I'll place my spirit within you, empowering you to live according to my regulations and to keep my just decrees.

Malachi 1:6

"A son honors his father and a servant his master. So if I'm a father, where is my honor? And if I'm a master, where is my respect?" says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies to you priests who are despising my name. "But you ask, "How have we despised your name?'

Matthew 25:34

"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,

John 10:27-30

My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me.

Romans 8:32

The one who did not spare his own Son, but offered him as a sacrifice for all of us, surely will give us all things, along with his Son, won't he?

1 Corinthians 3:22-23

whether Paul, Apollos, Cephas, the world, life, death, the present, or the future everything belongs to you,

1 Corinthians 6:20

because you were bought for a price. Therefore, glorify God with your bodies.

2 Corinthians 6:18

I will be your Father, and you will be my sons and daughters," declares the Lord Almighty.

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

and to give us who are afflicted relief when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with his mighty angels

1 Peter 1:13-16

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep a clear head, and set your hope completely on the grace to be given you when Jesus, the Messiah, is revealed.

Revelation 20:12-15

I saw the dead, both unimportant and important, standing in front of the throne, and books were open. Another book was opened the Book of Life. The dead were judged according to their actions, as recorded in the books.

Psalm 103:8-13

The LORD is compassionate and gracious, patient, and abundantly rich in gracious love.

Zephaniah 2:2

Before the decree is carried out, before the day flies away like chaff, before the fierce anger of the LORD visits you, before the Day of the LORD's wrath surprises you,

Song of Songs 2:16

My beloved belongs to me and I belong to him. He is the one who shepherds his flock among the lilies.

Jeremiah 31:20

"Is Ephraim my dear son? Is he a darling child? Indeed, as often as I've spoken about him, I surely still remember him. Therefore I deeply yearn for him. I'll surely have great compassion on him," declares the LORD.

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

John 17:9-10

"I am asking on their behalf. I am not asking on behalf of the world, but on behalf of those you gave me, because they are yours.

John 17:24

Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am and to see my glory, which you gave me because you loved me before the creation of the world.

1 Corinthians 15:23

However, this will happen to each person in the proper order: first the Messiah, then those who belong to the Messiah when he comes.

Galatians 5:24

Now those who belong to the Messiah Jesus have crucified their flesh with its passions and desires.

Titus 2:14

He gave himself for us to set us free from every wrong and to cleanse us so that we could be his special people who are enthusiastic about doing good deeds.

1 John 3:1-3

See what kind of love the Father has given us: We are called God's children and that is what we are! For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not recognize him, either.

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