|New International Version (© 2011)|
And you will know that I have sent you this warning so that my covenant with Levi may continue," says the LORD Almighty.
King James Bible
And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.
American Standard Version
And ye shall know that I have sent this commandment unto you, that my covenant may be with Levi, saith Jehovah of hosts.
Young's Literal Translation
And ye have known that I have sent unto you this charge, For My covenant being with Levi, Said Jehovah of Hosts.
Malachi 2:4 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This commandment - That in the first verse; to drive such priests from his presence and his service.
That my covenant might be with Levi - I gave the priesthood and the service of my altar to that tribe.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Kings 22:25 And Micaiah said, Behold, you shall see in that day, when you shall go into an inner chamber to hide yourself.
Isaiah 26:11 LORD, when your hand is lifted up, they will not see: but they shall see, and be ashamed for their envy at the people; yes...
Jeremiah 28:9 The prophet which prophesies of peace, when the word of the prophet shall come to pass, then shall the prophet be known...
Ezekiel 33:33 And when this comes to pass, (see, it will come,) then shall they know that a prophet has been among them.
Ezekiel 38:23 Thus will I magnify myself, and sanctify myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations...
Luke 10:11 Even the very dust of your city, which sticks on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding be you sure of this...
Isaiah 1:24-28 Therefore said the LORD, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of my adversaries...
Isaiah 27:9 By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this is all the fruit to take away his sin...
Ezekiel 20:38-41 And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me...
Ezekiel 44:9-16 Thus said the Lord GOD; No stranger, uncircumcised in heart, nor uncircumcised in flesh, shall enter into my sanctuary...
Matthew 3:12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner...
John 15:2 Every branch in me that bears not fruit he takes away: and every branch that bears fruit, he purges it...
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Numbers 3:11 The LORD also said to Moses,
Numbers 3:45 "Take the Levites in place of all the firstborn of Israel, and the livestock of the Levites in place of their livestock. The Levites are to be mine. I am the LORD.
Numbers 18:21 "I give to the Levites all the tithes in Israel as their inheritance in return for the work they do while serving at the tent of meeting.
Nehemiah 13:29 Remember them, my God, because they defiled the priestly office and the covenant of the priesthood and of the Levites.
Malachi 3:1 "I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come," says the LORD Almighty.