Malachi 1:14
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"But cursedוְאָר֣וּר
(ve·'a·rur)
779: to cursea prim. root
be the swindlerנֹוכֵ֗ל
(no·v·chel)
5230: to be crafty, deceitful or knavisha prim. root
who hasוְיֵ֤שׁ
(ve·yesh)
3426: being, substance, existence, isof uncertain derivation
a maleזָכָ֔ר
(za·char,)
2145: malefrom zakar
in his flockבְּעֶדְרֹו֙
(be·'ed·rov)
5739: a flock, herdfrom adar
and vowsוְנֹדֵ֛ר
(ve·no·der)
5087: to vowa prim. root
it, but sacrificesוְזֹבֵ֥חַ
(ve·zo·ve·ach)
2076: to slaughter for sacrificea prim. root
a blemished animalמָשְׁחָ֖ת
(ma·she·chat)
7843: perhaps to go to ruina prim. root
to the Lord,לַֽאדֹנָ֑י
(la·do·nai;)
136: Lordan emphatic form of adon
for I am a greatגָּדֹ֜ול
(ga·do·vl)
1419: greatfrom gadal
King,"מֶ֨לֶךְ
(me·lech)
4428: kingfrom an unused word
saysאָמַר֙
(a·mar)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
the LORDיְהוָ֣ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
of hosts,צְבָאֹ֔ות
(tze·va·'o·vt,)
6635: army, war, warfarefrom tsaba
"and My nameוּשְׁמִ֖י
(u·she·mi)
8034: a nameof uncertain derivation
is fearedנֹורָ֥א
(no·v·ra)
3372a: to feara prim. root
among the nations."בַגֹּויִֽם׃
(vag·go·v·yim.)
1471: nation, peoplefrom the same as gav









KJV Lexicon
But cursed
'arar  (aw-rar')
to execrate -- bitterly curse.
be the deceiver
nakal  (naw-kal')
to defraud, i.e. act treacherously -- beguile, conspire, deceiver, deal subtilly.
which
yesh  (yaysh)
entity; used adverbially or as a copula for the substantive verb; there is or are
hath in his flock
`eder  (ay'-der)
an arrangement, i.e. muster (of animals) -- drove, flock, herd.
a male
zakar  (zaw-kawr')
remembered, i.e. a male (of man or animals, as being the most noteworthy sex) -- him, male, man(child, -kind).
and voweth
nadar  (naw-dar')
to promise (pos., to do or give something to God) -- (make a) vow.
and sacrificeth
zabach  (zaw-bakh')
to slaughter an animal (usually in sacrifice) -- kill, offer, (do) sacrifice, slay.
unto the Lord
'Adonay  (ad-o-noy')
the Lord (used as a proper name of God only) -- (my) Lord.
a corrupt thing
shachath  (shaw-khath')
to decay, i.e. (causatively) ruin -- batter, cast off, corrupt(-er, thing), destroy(-er, -uction), lose, mar, perish, spill, spoiler, utterly, waste(-r).
for I am a great
gadowl  (gaw-dole')
great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent
King
melek  (meh'-lek)
a king -- king, royal.
saith
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
the LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
of hosts
tsaba'  (tsaw-baw')
a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship)
and my name
shem  (shame)
an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character -- + base, (in-)fame(-ous), named(-d), renown, report.
is dreadful
yare'  (yaw-ray')
to fear; morally, to revere; caus. to frighten
among the heathen
gowy  (go'-ee)
a foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts -- Gentile, heathen, nation, people.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"But cursed be the swindler who has a male in his flock and vows it, but sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord, for I am a great King," says the LORD of hosts, "and My name is feared among the nations."

King James Bible
But cursed be the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The deceiver is cursed who has an acceptable male in his flock and makes a vow but sacrifices a defective animal to the Lord. For I am a great King," says Yahweh of Hosts, "and My name will be feared among the nations."

International Standard Version
"Cursed is the deceiver who has an acceptable male in his flock, and vows to give it, but sacrifices a mutilated one to the LORD. Indeed, I am a great king," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, "and my name is feared among the Gentiles."

NET Bible
"There will be harsh condemnation for the hypocrite who has a valuable male animal in his flock but vows and sacrifices something inferior to the Lord. For I am a great king," says the LORD who rules over all, "and my name is awesome among the nations."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Cheaters are under a curse. They have male animals in their flocks that they vow to give [as a sacrifice]. But they sacrifice second-rate ones to the Lord instead. I am a great king," says the LORD of Armies. "Among the nations my name is respected.

King James 2000 Bible
But cursed be the deceiver, who has in his flock a male, and vows, and sacrifices unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, says the LORD of hosts, and my name is feared among the nations.
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