King James Version
Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.
Darby Bible Translation
And I also have made you contemptible and base before all the people, because ye have not kept my ways, but have respect of persons in administering the law.
World English Bible
"Therefore I have also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according to the way you have not kept my ways, but have had respect for persons in the law.
Young's Literal Translation
And I also, I have made you despised and low before all the people, Because ye are not keeping My ways, And are accepting persons in the law.
Malachi 2:9 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
have been...: or, lifted up the face against: Heb. accepted faces
Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the people, according as ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law.Malachi 2:9 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryWhether it was Lawful to Divorce a Wife under the Mosaic Law?
Objection 1: It would seem that it was lawful to divorce a wife under the Mosaic law. For one way of giving consent is to refrain from prohibiting when one can prohibit. It is also unlawful to consent to what is unlawful. Since then the Mosaic law did not forbid the putting away of a wife and did no wrong by not forbidding it, for "the law . . . is holy" (Rom. 7:12), it would seem that divorce was at one time lawful. Objection 2: Further, the prophets spoke inspired by the Holy Ghost, according to …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Reason for Divorce was Hatred for the Wife?
Whether a Wicked Priest Can Consecrate the Eucharist?
The Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
The Secret Walk with God (ii).
Lessons for Worship and for Work
Apostolic Traditions Generally in Abeyance.
The Cities of the Levites.
The Fourth Commandment
Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
1 Samuel 2:30
Wherefore the LORD God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
Mischief shall come upon mischief, and rumour shall be upon rumour; then shall they seek a vision of the prophet; but the law shall perish from the priest, and counsel from the ancients.
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.
And I will cast abominable filth upon thee, and make thee vile, and will set thee as a gazingstock.
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