Malachi 2:10
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Do we not allלְכֻלָּ֔נוּ
(le·chul·la·nu,)
3605: the whole, allfrom kalal
have oneאֶחָד֙
(e·chad)
259: onea prim. card. number
father?אָ֤ב
(av)
1: fatherfrom an unused word
Has not oneאֶֽחָ֖ד
(e·chad)
259: onea prim. card. number
Godאֵ֥ל
(el)
410: God, in pl. godsa prim. root
createdבְּרָאָ֑נוּ
(be·ra·'a·nu;)
1254a: to shape, createa prim. root
us? Whyמַדּ֗וּעַ
(mad·du·a')
4069: why? for what reason?from mah and yada
do we deal treacherouslyנִבְגַּד֙
(niv·gad)
898: to act or deal treacherouslya prim. root
eachאִ֣ישׁ
(ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
against his brotherבְּאָחִ֔יו
(be·'a·chiv,)
251: a brotherfrom an unused word
so as to profaneלְחַלֵּ֖ל
(le·chal·lel)
2490c: to pollute, defile, profanea prim. root
the covenantבְּרִ֥ית
(be·rit)
1285: a covenantfrom an unused word
of our fathers?אֲבֹתֵֽינוּ׃
(a·vo·tei·nu.)
1: fatherfrom an unused word









KJV Lexicon
Have we not all one
'echad  (ekh-awd')
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
father
'ab  (awb)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
hath not one
'echad  (ekh-awd')
united, i.e. one; or (as an ordinal) first
God
'el  (ale)
strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity)
created
bara'  (baw-raw')
(absolutely) to create; (qualified) to cut down (a wood), select, feed (as formative processes) -- choose, create (creator), cut down, dispatch, do, make (fat).
us why do we deal treacherously
bagad  (baw-gad')
to cover (with a garment); figuratively, to act covertly; by implication, to pillage
every man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
against his brother
'ach  (awkh)
a brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance (like 1) -- another, brother(-ly); kindred, like, other.
by profaning
chalal  (khaw-lal')
to bore, i.e. (by implication) to wound, to dissolve; figuratively, to profane (a person, place or thing), to break (one's word), to begin (as if by an opening wedge) instruments, pollute, (cast as) profane (self), prostitute, slay (slain), sorrow, stain, wound.
the covenant
briyth  (ber-eeth')
a compact (because made by passing between pieces of flesh) -- confederacy, (con-)feder(-ate), covenant, league.
of our fathers
'ab  (awb)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Do we not all have one father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously each against his brother so as to profane the covenant of our fathers?

King James Bible
Have we not all one father? hath not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't all of us have one Father? Didn't one God create us? Why then do we act treacherously against one another, profaning the covenant of our fathers?

International Standard Version
Do we not have one father? Has not one God created us? Why does each of us act deceitfully, each man against his own brother, to profane the covenant of our ancestors?

NET Bible
Do we not all have one father? Did not one God create us? Why do we betray one another, in this way making light of the covenant of our ancestors?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't all of us have the same father? Hasn't the same God created us? Why are we unfaithful to each other? And why do we dishonor the promise given to our ancestors?

King James 2000 Bible
Have we not all one father? has not one God created us? why do we deal treacherously every man against his brother, by profaning the covenant of our fathers?
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