Malachi 3:8
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Will a mere mortal rob God? Yet you rob me. "But you ask, 'How are we robbing you?' "In tithes and offerings.

King James Bible
Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.

Darby Bible Translation
Will a man rob God? But ye rob me. And ye say, Wherein do we rob thee? [In] tithes and heave-offerings.

World English Bible
Will a man rob God? Yet you rob me! But you say, 'How have we robbed you?' In tithes and offerings.

Young's Literal Translation
Doth man deceive God? but ye are deceiving Me, And ye have said: 'In what have we deceived Thee?' The tithe and the heave-offering!

Malachi 3:8 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Will a man rob God? - Here is one point on which ye are guilty; ye withhold the tithes and offerings from the temple of God, so that the Divine worship is neglected.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

a man.

Psalm 29:2 Give to the LORD the glory due to his name; worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness.

Proverbs 3:9,10 Honor the LORD with your substance, and with the first fruits of all your increase...

Matthew 22:21 They say to him, Caesar's. Then said he to them, Render therefore to Caesar the things which are Caesar's...

Mark 12:17 And Jesus answering said to them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's...

Luke 20:25 And he said to them, Render therefore to Caesar the things which be Caesar's, and to God the things which be God's.

Romans 13:7 Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

In.

Malachi 1:8,13 And if you offer the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil? and if you offer the lame and sick, is it not evil...

Leviticus 5:15,16 If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD...

Leviticus 27:2-34 Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, When a man shall make a singular vow...

Numbers 18:21-32 And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve...

Joshua 7:11 Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing...

Nehemiah 13:4-14 And before this, Eliashib the priest, having the oversight of the chamber of the house of our God, was allied to Tobiah...

Romans 2:22 You that say a man should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? you that abhor idols, do you commit sacrilege?

Library
The Lord Coming to his Temple
Westminster Abbey. November, 1874. Malachi iii. 1, 2. "The Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to His temple. . . . But who may abide the day of His coming? and who shall stand when He appeareth? for He is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's sope." We believe that this prophecy was fulfilled at the first coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. We believe that it will be fulfilled again, in that great day when He shall judge the quick and the dead. But it is of neither of these events
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

A Dialogue with God
'Return unto Me, and I will return unto you, saith the Lord of Hosts. But ye say, Wherein shall we return?'--MALACHI iii. 7 (R.V.). In previous sermons we have considered God's indictment of man's sin met by man's plea of 'not guilty,' and God's threatenings brushed aside by man's question. Here we have the climax of self-revealing and patient love in God's wooing voice to draw the wanderer back, met by man's refusing answer. These three divine utterances taken together cover the whole ground of
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

They Shall He Mine, Saith the Lord. Mal 3:16-18

John Newton—Olney Hymns

The Fellowship of those who Fear the Lord. --Malachi iii. 16-18; iv. 1
The fellowship of those who fear the Lord.--Malachi iii. 16-18; iv. 1. When those who fear'd the Lord of old Met oft, and spoke with one accord, A book was written, and enroll'd Their faithful names before the Lord. They shall be mine, Jehovah said, And as a signet on my hand, A crown of glory for my head, Among my chosen jewels stand. And I will spare them in that day, Even as a father spares his son, When all the proud are swept away, The wicked, root and branch, undone. Then shall my righteousness
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns

Cross References
Nehemiah 13:11
So I rebuked the officials and asked them, "Why is the house of God neglected?" Then I called them together and stationed them at their posts.

Nehemiah 13:12
All Judah brought the tithes of grain, new wine and olive oil into the storerooms.

Zechariah 5:3
And he said to me, "This is the curse that is going out over the whole land; for according to what it says on one side, every thief will be banished, and according to what it says on the other, everyone who swears falsely will be banished.

Jump to Previous
Deceive Deceived Deceiving Heave-Offering Heave-Offerings How Kept Offerings Right Rob Robbed Robbing Tenths Tithe Tithes Wherein
Jump to Next
Deceive Deceived Deceiving Heave-Offering Heave-Offerings How Kept Offerings Right Rob Robbed Robbing Tenths Tithe Tithes Wherein
Links
Malachi 3:8 NIV
Malachi 3:8 NLT
Malachi 3:8 ESV
Malachi 3:8 NASB
Malachi 3:8 KJV

Malachi 3:8 Bible Apps
Malachi 3:8 Biblia Paralela
Malachi 3:8 Chinese Bible
Malachi 3:8 French Bible
Malachi 3:8 German Bible

Malachi 3:8 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Malachi 3:7
Top of Page
Top of Page