The oracle of the word of the lord to israel by malachi. They will be called the wicked land, a people always under the wrath of the lord. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the desert. Chapter 1 1 the word of the blessing of enoch, how he blessed the elect and the righteous, who were to exist in the time of trouble. The book of malachi, the last of 12 old testament books that bear the names of the minor prophets, grouped together as the twelve in the jewish canon. One can take from the book however that the temple in jerusalem has been rebuilt and that the priests are offering sacrifices malachi 1. Malachi with book summary versebyverse bible commentary.
The hebrew word malak means messengersimilar to the greek word angelos in the new testament. Full text of catalogue of the hebrew manuscripts in the bodleian library see other formats. I have laid waste his hill country and left his heritage to jackals of the. Full text of catalogue of the hebrew manuscripts in the. All the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble, and the day that is coming will set them on fire, says the lord almighty. This book was written after the jewish people returned from the babylonian exile and. The day that cometh shall burn them up either by famine, by sword, or by captivity. Malachi 4 new international version niv judgment and covenant renewal. He does not give any detail about time and duration of his ministry. The key point is to select one book, our load a new book from.
The great day of the lord 1 for behold, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble. If they refuse, ill come and put the land under a curse. Malachi 4 judgment and covenant renewal bible gateway. Behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven the destruction of jerusalem by the romans. Additionally, students can learn that they are fulfilling malachis prophecy that the lord will turn the hearts of children to their fathers, or ancestors see malachi 4. Verse 4 the lord of everything is a special name for god. Malachi 4 niv judgment and covenant renewal bible gateway. These words complete malachi s plea for israel to be faithful to god, and give an additional warning about gods impending judgment. Malachi 4 is a very brief chapter, composed of only 6 verses. Malachi chapter 4 explained discover the 66 books of the. Brian bill in the hebrew scriptures, there is no chapter four in the book of malachi. A free bible version and commentary on the book of malachi in easyenglish.
Malachi 4 is the fourth chapter of the book of malachi in the hebrew bible or the old testament of the christian bible. Malachi 1, new international version niv the bible app. Malachi is the last of the three postexile prophets. The first three verses continued the thought of the closing verses. And all the proud this is in reference to malachi 3. He will convince parents to look after their children and children to look up to their parents. Invite them to imagine what it might be like if they were separated from their family members in the eternities. Malachi free bible commentary in easy english easyenglish bible. Fittingly, this short chapter brings the entire book of prophecy full circle.1495 30 1588 550 444 1152 1125 1176 58 597 921 1320 478 1308 354 384 1098 1556 907 840 673 94 768 496 1182 1319 3 1451 430 52 1093 1267 890 716 722 597 237 1217 1084 239 200 764 1017 914 561 444