Malachi 2:6
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New International Version
True instruction was in his mouth and nothing false was found on his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many from sin.

New Living Translation
They passed on to the people the truth of the instructions they received from me. They did not lie or cheat; they walked with me, living good and righteous lives, and they turned many from lives of sin.

English Standard Version
True instruction was in his mouth, and no wrong was found on his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many from iniquity.

New American Standard Bible
"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.

King James Bible
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
TRUE instruction was in his mouth, and nothing wrong was found on his lips. He walked with Me in peace and fairness and turned many from sin.

International Standard Version
True teachings were in his mouth, and falsehood was not found on his lips. He walked with me peacefully and righteously, and he turned many from sin.

NET Bible
He taught what was true; sinful words were not found on his lips. He walked with me in peace and integrity, and he turned many people away from sin.

New Heart English Bible
The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many away from iniquity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The teaching that came from his mouth was true. Nothing unjust was found on his lips. He lived with me in peace and honesty and turned many people away from sin.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The law of truth was in his mouth, And unrighteousness was not found in his lips; He walked with Me in peace and uprightness, And did turn many away from iniquity.

New American Standard 1977
“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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and righteousness and turned many away from iniquity.

King James 2000 Bible
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.

American King James Version
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.

American Standard Version
The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many away from iniquity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace, and in equity, and turned many away from iniquity.

Darby Bible Translation
The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and uprightness, and he turned many from iniquity.

English Revised Version
The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and uprightness, and did turn many away from iniquity.

Webster's Bible Translation
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and turned many away from iniquity.

World English Bible
The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many away from iniquity.

Young's Literal Translation
The law of truth hath been in his mouth, And perverseness hath not been found in his lips, In peace and in uprightness he walked with Me, And many he brought back from iniquity.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:1-9 What is here said of the covenant of priesthood, is true of the covenant of grace made with all believers, as spiritual priests. It is a covenant of life and peace; it assures all believers of all happiness, both in this world and in that to come. It is an honour to God's servants to be employed as his messengers. The priest's lips should not keep knowledge from his people, but keep it for them. The people are all concerned to know the will of the Lord. We must not only consult the written word, but desire instruction and advice from God's messengers, in the affairs of our souls. Ministers must exert themselves to the utmost for the conversion of sinners; and even among those called Israelites, there are many to be turned from iniquity. Those ministers, and those only, are likely to turn men from sin, who preach sound doctrine, and live holy lives according to the Scripture. Many departed from this way; thus they misled the people. Such as walk with God in peace and righteousness, and turn others from sin, honour God; he will honour them, while those who despise him shall be lightly esteemed.
Study Bible
A Warning to Priests
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. 7"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.…
Cross References
Revelation 14:5
And no lie was found in their mouths; they are blameless.

Genesis 5:22
Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons and daughters.

Deuteronomy 33:8
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;

Deuteronomy 33:9
Who said of his father and his mother, 'I did not consider them'; And he did not acknowledge his brothers, Nor did he regard his own sons, For they observed Your word, And kept Your covenant.

Psalm 37:37
Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.

Psalm 119:142
Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.

Psalm 119:151
You are near, O LORD, And all Your commandments are truth.

Jeremiah 23:22
"But if they had stood in My council, Then they would have announced My words to My people, And would have turned them back from their evil way And from the evil of their deeds.

Ezekiel 44:23
"Moreover, they shall teach My people the difference between the holy and the profane, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.
Treasury of Scripture

The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: he walked with me in peace and equity, and did turn many away from iniquity.

law.

Psalm 37:30 The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of judgment.

Ezekiel 44:23,24 And they shall teach my people the difference between the holy and …

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because you have rejected …

Matthew 22:16 And they sent out to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, …

Mark 12:14 And when they were come, they say to him, Master, we know that you …

Luke 20:21 And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that you say and teach …

2 Timothy 2:15,16 Study to show yourself approved to God, a workman that needs not …

Titus 1:7-9 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, …

Revelation 14:5 And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault …

he walked.

Genesis 5:21-24 And Enoch lived sixty and five years, and begat Methuselah…

Genesis 6:9 These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect …

Genesis 17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to …

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments …

and did.

Jeremiah 23:22 But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to …

Daniel 12:3 And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament…

Luke 1:16,17 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God…

Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and …

1 Thessalonians 1:9,10 For they themselves show of us what manner of entering in we had to you…

James 5:19,20 Brothers, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him…

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