Malachi 3:1
Good News Translation
The LORD Almighty answers, "I will send my messenger to prepare the way for me. Then the Lord you are looking for will suddenly come to his Temple. The messenger you long to see will come and proclaim my covenant."

Contemporary English Version
I, the LORD All-Powerful, will send my messenger to prepare the way for me. Then suddenly the Lord you are looking for will appear in his temple. The messenger you desire is coming with my promise, and he is on his way.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts.

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Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts.

I will.

Malachi 2:7 For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts.

Malachi 4:5 Behold, I will send you Elias the prophet, before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.

Matthew 11:10,11 For this is he of whom it is written: Behold I send my angel before my face, who shall prepare thy way before thee. . . .

Mark 1:2,3 As it is written in Isaias the prophet: Behold I send my angel before thy face, who shall prepare the way before thee. . . .

Luke 1:76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt, go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways:

Luke 7:26-28 But what went you out to see? A prophet? Yea, I say to you, and more than a prophet. . . .

John 1:6,7 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. . . .

and he.

Isaiah 40:3-5 The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God. . . .

Matthew 3:1-3 And in those days cometh John the Baptist preaching in the desert of Judea. . . .

Matthew 17:10-13 And his disciples asked him, saying: Why then do the scribes say that Elias must come first? . . .

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

Luke 3:3-6 And he came into all the country about the Jordan, preaching the baptism of penance for the remission of sins. . . .

John 1:15-23,33,34 John beareth witness of him and crieth out, saying: This was he of whom I spoke: He that shall come after me is preferred before me: because he was before me. . . .

John 3:28-30 You yourselves do bear me witness that I said that I am not Christ, but that I am sent before him. . . .

Acts 13:24,25 John first preaching, before his coming, the baptism of penance to all the people of Israel. . . .

Acts 19:4 Then Paul said: John baptized the people with the baptism of penance saying: That they should believe in him, who was to come after him, that is to say, in Jesus.

and.

Psalm 110:1 A psalm for David. The Lord said to my Lord: Sit thou at my right hand: Until I make thy enemies thy footstool.

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign. Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son and his name shall be called Emmanuel.

Isaiah 9:6 For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace.

Haggai 2:7-9 And I will move all nations: AND THE DESIRED OF ALL NATIONS SHALL COME: and I will fill this house with glory: saith the Lord of hosts. . . .

Luke 2:11,21-32,38,46 For, this day is born to you a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord, in the city of David. . . .

Luke 7:19,20 And John called to him two of his disciples and sent them to Jesus, saying: Art thou he that art to come? Or look we for another? . . .

Luke 19:47 And he was teaching daily in the temple. And the chief priests and the scribes and the rulers of the people sought to destroy him.

John 2:14-16 And he found in the temple them that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting. . . .

even.

Genesis 48:15,16 And Jacob blessed the sons of Joseph, and said: God, in whose sight my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, God that feedeth me from my youth until this day: . . .

Exodus 23:20 Behold I will send my angel, who shall go before thee, and keep thee in thy journey, and bring thee into the place that I have prepared.

Isaiah 63:9 In all their affliction he was not troubled, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love, and in his mercy he redeemed them, and he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.

Hosea 12:3-5 In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel. . . .

Acts 7:38 This is he that was in the church in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sina and with our fathers. Who received the words of life to give unto us.

he shall come.

Haggai 2:7 And I will move all nations: AND THE DESIRED OF ALL NATIONS SHALL COME: and I will fill this house with glory: saith the Lord of hosts.

Context
The Coming Day of Judgment
1Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold, he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts.2And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb:…
Cross References
Matthew 11:10
For this is he of whom it is written: Behold I send my angel before my face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

Matthew 11:14
And if you will receive it, he is Elias that is to come.

Mark 1:2
As it is written in Isaias the prophet: Behold I send my angel before thy face, who shall prepare the way before thee.

Luke 1:76
And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt, go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways:

Luke 7:27
This is he of whom it is written: Behold I send my angel before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.

John 1:6
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

John 1:7
This man came for a witness, to give testimony of the light, that all men might believe through him.

John 2:14
And he found in the temple them that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting.

Isaiah 40:3
The voice of one crying in the desert: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the wilderness the paths of our God.

Isaiah 63:9
In all their affliction he was not troubled, and the angel of his presence saved them: in his love, and in his mercy he redeemed them, and he carried them and lifted them up all the days of old.

Haggai 1:13
And Haggai the messenger of the Lord, as one of the messengers of the Lord, spoke, saying to the people: I am with you, saith the Lord.

Malachi 2:4
And you shall know that I sent you this commandment, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.

Additional Translations
“Behold, I will send My messenger, who will prepare the way before Me. Then the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to His temple—the Messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight—see, He is coming,” says the LORD of Hosts.Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the LORD, whom you seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom you delight in: behold, he shall come, said the LORD of hosts.

Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant, whom ye desire, behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Behold, I send forth my messenger, and he shall survey the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come into his temple, even the angel of the covenant, whom ye take pleasure in: behold, he is coming, saith the Lord Almighty.

Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord whom ye seek will suddenly come to his temple, and the Angel of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in, behold, he cometh, saith the LORD of hosts.

Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom ye seek, will suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he will come, saith the LORD of hosts.

"Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me; and the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, behold, he comes!" says Yahweh of Armies.

Lo, I am sending My messenger, And he hath prepared a way before Me, And suddenly come in unto his temple Doth the Lord whom ye are seeking, Even the messenger of the covenant, Whom ye are desiring, Lo, he is coming, said Jehovah of Hosts.
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