Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who shall endure in the day of his coming, or who shall stand to behold him? For he is as trying fire, and as the herb that fullers scour withal.

New American Standard Bible

"But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap.

King James Version

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:

Holman Bible

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who will be able to stand when He appears? For He will be like a refiner's fire and like cleansing lye.

International Standard Version

But who will survive the day when he comes? Or who can stand when he appears? Because he's like a refiner's fire and a launderer's soap,

A Conservative Version

But who can abide the day of his coming? And who shall stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap.

American Standard Version

But who can abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap:

Amplified

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap;

Bible in Basic English

But by whom may the day of his coming be faced? and who may keep his place when he is seen? for he is like the metal-tester's fire and the cleaner's soap.

Darby Translation

But who shall endure the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? For he will be like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' lye.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But who may abide the time of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he shall be like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap:

Julia Smith Translation

And who enduring the day of his coming? and who standing in his being seen? for he is as the fire of the crucible, as the alkali of the fuller.

King James 2000

But who may endure the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And who [can] endure the day of his coming? And who [is] the one who can stand {when he appears}? For he [is] like a refiner's fire, like launderers' alkali.

Modern King James verseion

But who can endure the day of His coming? And who shall stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap.

NET Bible

Who can endure the day of his coming? Who can keep standing when he appears? For he will be like a refiner's fire, like a launderer's soap.

New Heart English Bible

"But who can endure the day of his coming? And who will stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like launderer's soap;

The Emphasized Bible

But who may endure the day of his coming? And who is he that can stand when he appeareth? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' alkali;

Webster

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap.

World English Bible

"But who can endure the day of his coming? And who will stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like launderer's soap;

Youngs Literal Translation

And who is bearing the day of his coming? And who is standing in his appearing? For he is as fire of a refiner, And as soap of a fuller.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

for he is like a refiner's
צרף 
Tsaraph 
Usage: 33

אשׁ 
'esh 
Usage: 378

כּבס 
Kabac 
Usage: 51

Devotionals

Devotionals about Malachi 3:2

Images Malachi 3:2

Prayers for Malachi 3:2

Context Readings

Judgment At The Lord's Coming

1 Behold, I send my messenger which shall prepare the way before me. And suddenly shall the Lord whom ye seek, come unto his temple, and the messenger of the covenant whom ye desire. Behold, he cometh saith the LORD Sabaoth. 2 Who shall endure in the day of his coming, or who shall stand to behold him? For he is as trying fire, and as the herb that fullers scour withal. 3 And he shall sit trying and purging silver, and shall purify the sons of Levi, and shall fine them as gold and silver. And they shall bring offering unto the LORD of righteousness.



Cross References

Zechariah 13:9

And the same third part will I bring through the fire, and will cleanse them, as the silver is cleansed: Yea and try them, like as gold is tried. Then shall they call upon my name, and I will hear them: I will say, 'It is my people.' And they shall say, 'LORD, my God.'"

1 Corinthians 3:13-15

every man's work shall appear. For the day shall declare it, and it shall be showed in fire, and the fire shall try every man's work what it is.

Revelation 6:17

for the great day of his wrath is come; And who can endure it?"

Isaiah 4:4

what time as the LORD shall wash away the desolation of the daughters of Zion, and purge the blood out from Jerusalem with the wind of his smoke and fire.

Psalm 2:7

As for me, I will preach the law, whereof the LORD hath said unto me, "Thou art my son, this day have I begotten thee.

Isaiah 1:18

And so though your sins be like to purple, they shall be made as white as snow; and though they be as red as scarlet, they shall be made like white wool.

Jeremiah 2:22

Yea, and that so sore, that though thou washest thee with Nitre and makest thyself to savour with that sweet smelling herb of Borith: yet in my sight thou art stained with thy wickedness, sayeth the LORD thy God.

Ezekiel 22:14

Is thy heart able to endure it, or may thy hands defend themselves, in the time that I shall bring upon thee? Even I the LORD that speak it, will bring it also to pass.

Amos 5:18-20

'Woe be unto them that desire the day of the LORD: Wherefore would ye have it? As for that day of the LORD, it shall be dark and not clear.

Malachi 4:1

For mark, the day cometh that shall burn as an oven: and all the proud, yea and all such as do wickedness, shall be straw: and the day that is for to come, shall burn them up, sayeth the LORD of Hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

Matthew 3:7-12

When he saw many of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, "O generation of vipers, who hath taught you to flee from the vengeance to come?

Matthew 21:31-44

Whether of these twain did the will of the father?" And they said unto him, "The first." Jesus said unto them, "Verily I say unto you, that the publicans and the harlots shall come into the kingdom of God before you.

Matthew 23:13-35

Woe be unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven before men: ye yourselves go not in, neither suffer ye them that come to enter in.

Matthew 25:10

And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came: and they that were ready, went in with him to the wedding, and the gate was shut up.

Mark 9:3

And his raiment did shine, and was made very white, even as snow: so white as no fuller can make upon the earth.

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, "Behold, this child shall be the fall, and resurrection, of many in Israel: And a sign which shall be spoken against.

Luke 3:9

Now also is the axe laid unto the root of the trees: So that every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit shall be hewn down, and cast into the fire."

Luke 3:17

which hath his fan in his hand, and will purge his floor, and will gather the corn into his barn: But the chaff will he burn with fire that never shall be quenched."

Luke 7:23

and happy is he that is not offended by me."

Luke 11:37-47

And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.

Luke 11:52-54

Woe be to you lawyers: for ye have taken away the key of knowledge, ye entered not in yourselves, and them that came in ye forbade."

Luke 21:36

Watch therefore continually and pray, that ye may obtain grace to fly all this that shall come. And that ye may stand before the son of man."

John 6:42-44

And they said, "Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father, and mother we know? How is it then that he sayeth, I came down from heaven?"

John 8:41-48

Ye do the deeds of your father." Then said they unto him, "We were not born of fornication. We have one father which is God."

John 8:55

And ye have not known him. And if I should say, I know him not, I should be a liar like unto you; But I know him, and keep his saying.

John 9:39-41

Jesus said, "I am come unto judgment, into this world: that they which see not, might see, and they which see might be made blind."

John 15:22-24

If I had not come and spoken unto them, they should not have had sin: but now have they nothing to cloak their sin withal.

Acts 7:52-54

Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? And they have slain them, which showed before of the coming of that Just, whom ye have betrayed and murdered.

Romans 9:31-33

But Israel, which followed the law of righteousness, could not attain unto the law of righteousness.

Romans 11:5-10

Even so at this time is there a remnant left through the election of grace.

Hebrews 10:28-29

He that despiseth Moses' law, dieth without mercy under two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 12:25

See that ye despise not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not which refused him that spake on earth; Much more shall we not escape, if we turn away from him that speaketh from heaven:

1 Peter 2:7-8

Unto you therefore which believe is he precious: but unto them which believe not, the stone which the builders refused, the same is made the headstone in the corner

Revelation 1:5-7

and from Jesus Christ which is a faithful witness, and first begotten of the dead: and Lord over the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood,

Revelation 2:23

And I will kill her children with death. And all the congregations shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts. And I will give unto everyone of you according to your works.

Revelation 7:14

And I said unto him, "Lord, thou knowest." And he said unto me, "These are they which came out of great tribulation and made their garments large, and made them white in the blood of the lamb:

Revelation 19:8

And to her was granted, that she should be arrayed with pure and goodly raynes" - For the raynes is the righteousness of saints.



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