Malachi 1
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1The burden of a word of YHWH to Israel by the hand of Malachi:

2“I have loved you, said YHWH, "" And you have said, "" In what have You loved us? 3Is not Esau Jacob’s brother?” A declaration of YHWH, "" “And I love Jacob, and Esau I have hated, "" And I make his mountains a desolation, "" And his inheritance for dragons of a wilderness. 4Because Edom says, We have been made poor, "" And we return and we build the ruins, "" Thus said YHWH of Hosts: They build, and I destroy, "" And [men] have called to them, "" O region of wickedness, "" O people whom YHWH defied for all time. 5And your eyes see, and you say, "" YHWH is magnified beyond the border of Israel,

6A son honors a father, and a servant his master. And if I [am] a father, where [is] My glory? And if I [am] a master, where [is] My fear? Said YHWH of Hosts to you, "" O priests, despising My Name! And you have said, In what have we despised Your Name? 7You are bringing defiled bread near on My altar, "" And you have said, In what have we defiled You? In your saying, The table of YHWH—it [is] despicable, 8And when you bring the blind near for sacrifice, [saying], "" There is no evil, "" And when you bring the lame and sick near, [saying], "" There is no evil; Now bring it near to your governor—Does he accept you? Or does he lift up your face?” said YHWH of Hosts. 9“And now, please appease the face of God, "" And He favors us; This has been from your own hand, "" Does He accept your faces?” said YHWH of Hosts. 10“Who [is] even among you, "" And he shuts the double doors? Indeed, you do not kindle My altar for nothing, "" I have no pleasure in you,” said YHWH of Hosts, "" “And I do not accept a present of your hand. 11For from the rising of the sun to its going in, "" Great [is] My Name among nations, "" And in every place incense is brought near for My Name, and a pure present, "" For great [is] My Name among nations,” said YHWH of Hosts. 12“And you are defiling it in your saying, "" The table of YHWH—it is defiled, "" As for its fruit—its food is despicable. 13And you have said, Behold, what a weariness, "" And you have puffed at it,” said YHWH of Hosts, "" “And you have brought in plunder, "" And the lame and the sick, "" And you have brought in the present! Do I accept it from your hand?” said YHWH. 14“And a deceiver [is] cursed, who has in his drove a male, "" And is vowing, and is sacrificing a marred thing to the Lord, "" For I [am] a great King,” said YHWH of Hosts, "" “And My Name [is] revered among nations!”

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Zechariah 14
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