Malachi 3:9
New International Version
You are under a curse--your whole nation--because you are robbing me.

New Living Translation
You are under a curse, for your whole nation has been cheating me.

English Standard Version
You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing me, the whole nation of you.

Berean Study Bible
You are cursed with a curse, yet you—the whole nation—are still robbing Me.

New American Standard Bible
"You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing Me, the whole nation of you!

King James Bible
Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.

Christian Standard Bible
You are suffering under a curse, yet you--the whole nation--are still robbing me.

Contemporary English Version
That's why your whole nation is under a curse.

Good News Translation
A curse is on all of you because the whole nation is cheating me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are suffering under a curse, yet you--the whole nation--are still robbing Me.

International Standard Version
You are cursed under the curse—the entire nation—because you are robbing me!

NET Bible
You are bound for judgment because you are robbing me--this whole nation is guilty.

New Heart English Bible
You are cursed with the curse; for you rob me, even this whole nation.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So a curse is on you because the whole nation is cheating me!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ye are cursed with the curse, Yet ye rob Me, Even this whole nation.

New American Standard 1977
“You are cursed with a curse, for you are robbing Me, the whole nation of you!

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye, even this whole nation, have robbed me.

King James 2000 Bible
You are cursed with a curse: for you have robbed me, even this whole nation.

American King James Version
You are cursed with a curse: for you have robbed me, even this whole nation.

American Standard Version
Ye are cursed with the curse; for ye rob me, even this whole nation.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And ye do surely look off from me, and ye insult me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And you are cursed with want, and you afflict me, even the whole nation of you.

Darby Bible Translation
Ye are cursed with a curse; and me ye rob, [even] this whole nation.

English Revised Version
Ye are cursed with the curse; for ye rob me, even this whole nation.

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.

World English Bible
You are cursed with the curse; for you rob me, even this whole nation.

Young's Literal Translation
With a curse ye are cursed! And Me ye are deceiving -- this nation -- all of it.
Study Bible
Robbing God
8“Will a man rob God? Yet you are robbing Me!” You ask, “How do we rob You?” “In tithes and offerings. 9You are cursed with a curse, yet you— the whole nation— are still robbing Me. 10Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house. Test Me in this,” says the LORD of Hosts. “See if I will not open the floodgates of heaven and pour out for you blessing without measure.…
Cross References
Haggai 1:11
I have summoned a drought on the fields and on the mountains, on the grain, new wine, and olive oil, and on whatever the ground yields, on man and beast, and on all the labor of your hands."

Zechariah 5:3
Then he told me, "This is the curse that is going out over the face of all the land, for according to one side of the scroll, every thief will be removed; and according to the other side, everyone who swears falsely will be removed.

Malachi 2:2
"If you do not listen, and if you do not take it to heart to honor My name," says the LORD of Hosts, "I will send a curse among you, and I will curse your blessings. Yes, I have already begun to curse them, because you are not taking it to heart.

Treasury of Scripture

You are cursed with a curse: for you have robbed me, even this whole nation.

Malachi 2:2
If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay it to heart, to give glory unto my name, saith the LORD of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed them already, because ye do not lay it to heart.

Deuteronomy 28:15-19
But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: …

Joshua 7:12,13
Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you…







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

are cursed
נֵֽאָרִ֔ים (nê·’ā·rîm)
Verb - Nifal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 779: To execrate

with a curse,
בַּמְּאֵרָה֙ (bam·mə·’ê·rāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3994: An execration

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

the whole
כֻּלּֽוֹ׃ (kul·lōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

nation—
הַגּ֖וֹי (hag·gō·w)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1471: A foreign nation, a Gentile, a troop of animals, a flight of locusts

are still robbing Me.
קֹבְעִ֑ים (qō·ḇə·‘îm)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6906: To cover, defraud
(9) Comp. Malachi 2:2; Malachi 3:11.

Verse 9. - Ye are cursed with a (the) curse. The effect of the curse was scarcity and barrenness, as we see from vers. 10-12 (comp. Malachi 2:2; Haggai 1:6). The Vulgate assumes the result: In penuria vos maledicti estis. The next clause given the reason of the curse. This whole nation. Not individuals only, but the whole nation (he does not any longer call them God's people) were implicated in this sin. The LXX., reading differently, has, "The year is ended, and ye have brought," etc. 3:7-12 The men of that generation turned away from God, they had not kept his ordinances. God gives them a gracious call. But they said, Wherein shall we return? God notices what returns our hearts make to the calls of his word. It shows great perverseness in sin, when men make afflictions excuses for sin, which are sent to part between them and their sins. Here is an earnest exhortation to reform. God must be served in the first place; and the interest of our souls ought to be preferred before that of our bodies. Let them trust God to provide for their comfort. God has blessings ready for us, but through the weakness of our faith and the narrowness of our desires, we have not room to receive them. He who makes trial will find nothing is lost by honouring the Lord with his substance.
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