Malachi 3:12
New International Version
“Then all the nations will call you blessed, for yours will be a delightful land,” says the LORD Almighty.

New Living Translation
“Then all nations will call you blessed, for your land will be such a delight,” says the LORD of Heaven’s Armies.

English Standard Version
Then all nations will call you blessed, for you will be a land of delight, says the LORD of hosts.

Berean Study Bible
“Then all the nations will call you blessed, for you will be a land of delight,” says the LORD of Hosts.

King James Bible
And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith the LORD of hosts.

New King James Version
“And all nations will call you blessed, For you will be a delightful land,” Says the LORD of hosts.

New American Standard Bible
“All the nations will call you blessed, for you will be a delightful land,” says the LORD of armies.

NASB 1995
“All the nations will call you blessed, for you shall be a delightful land,” says the LORD of hosts.

NASB 1977
“And all the nations will call you blessed, for you shall be a delightful land,” says the LORD of hosts.

Amplified Bible
“All nations shall call you happy and blessed, for you shall be a land of delight,” says the LORD of hosts.

Christian Standard Bible
“Then all the nations will consider you fortunate, for you will be a delightful land,” says the LORD of Armies.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then all the nations will consider you fortunate, for you will be a delightful land,” says the LORD of Hosts.”

American Standard Version
And all nations shall call you happy; for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith Jehovah of hosts.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And all the nations shall praise you when you will be the land of my pleasure, says LORD JEHOVAH of Hosts

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And all nations shall call you blessed: for ye shall be a desirable land, saith the Lord Almighty.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone of every nation will talk about how I have blessed you and about your wonderful land. I, the LORD All-Powerful, have spoken!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all nations shall call you blessed: for you shall be a delightful land, saith the Lord of hosts.

English Revised Version
And all nations shall call you happy: for ye shall be a delightsome land, saith the LORD of hosts.

Good News Translation
Then the people of all nations will call you happy, because your land will be a good place to live.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"All nations will call you blessed because you will be a delightful land," says the LORD of Armies.

International Standard Version
"Then all the nations will call you blessed, for you will be a land of delight," says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And all nations shall call you happy; For ye shall be a delightsome land, Saith the LORD of hosts.

Literal Standard Version
“And all the nations have declared you blessed, For you are a delightful land,” said YHWH of Hosts.

NET Bible
"All nations will call you happy, for you indeed will live in a delightful land," says the LORD who rules over all.

New Heart English Bible
"All nations shall call you blessed, for you will be a delightful land," says the LORD of hosts.

World English Bible
"All nations shall call you blessed, for you will be a delightful land," says Yahweh of Armies.

Young's Literal Translation
And declared you happy have all the nations, For ye are a delightful land, said Jehovah of Hosts.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Robbing God
11I will rebuke the devourer for you, so that it will not destroy the fruits of your land, and the vine in your field will not fail to produce fruit,” says the LORD of Hosts. 12“Then all the nations will call you blessed, for you will be a land of delight,” says the LORD of Hosts. 13“Your words against Me have been harsh,” says the LORD. “Yet you ask, ‘What have we spoken against You?’…

Cross References
Isaiah 61:9
Their descendants will be known among the nations, and their offspring among the peoples. All who see them will acknowledge that they are a people the LORD has blessed.

Isaiah 62:4
No longer will you be called Forsaken, nor your land named Desolate; but you will be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah; for the LORD will take delight in you, and your land will be His bride.

Malachi 3:13
"Your words against Me have been harsh," says the LORD. "Yet you ask, 'What have we spoken against You?'


Treasury of Scripture

And all nations shall call you blessed: for you shall be a delightsome land, said the LORD of hosts.

all.

Deuteronomy 4:6,7
Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people…

2 Chronicles 32:23
And many brought gifts unto the LORD to Jerusalem, and presents to Hezekiah king of Judah: so that he was magnified in the sight of all nations from thenceforth.

Psalm 72:17
His name shall endure for ever: his name shall be continued as long as the sun: and men shall be blessed in him: all nations shall call him blessed.

a delightsome.

Deuteronomy 8:7-10
For the LORD thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; …

Deuteronomy 11:12
A land which the LORD thy God careth for: the eyes of the LORD thy God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year even unto the end of the year.

Daniel 8:9
And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant land.









(12) Comp. Zechariah 7:14; Zechariah 8:13-23; also Isaiah 62:4; Daniel 11:16.

Verse 12. - Shall call you blessed; or, happy, as ver. 15 (comp. Deuteronomy 33:29; Zechariah 8:13, 23). A delightsome land; γῆ θελητή (Septuagint); literally, a land of good pleasure - a land in which God is well pleased (comp. Isaiah 62:4; Jeremiah 3:19).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
“Then all
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

the nations
הַגּוֹיִ֑ם (hag·gō·w·yim)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

will call you blessed,
וְאִשְּׁר֥וּ (wə·’iš·šə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Piel - Conjunctive perfect - third person common plural
Strong's 833: To be straight, to go forward, be honest, proper

for
כִּֽי־ (kî-)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

you
אַתֶּם֙ (’at·tem)
Pronoun - second person masculine plural
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

will be
תִהְי֤וּ (ṯih·yū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

a land
אֶ֣רֶץ (’e·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 776: Earth, land

of delight,”
חֵ֔פֶץ (ḥê·p̄eṣ)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 2656: Pleasure, desire, a valuable thing, a matter

says
אָמַ֖ר (’ā·mar)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

of Hosts.
צְבָאֽוֹת׃ (ṣə·ḇā·’ō·wṯ)
Noun - common plural
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign


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