Malachi 3:14
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]אֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם
’ă-mar-tem
You have saidV-Qal-Perf-2mp
7723 [e]שָׁ֖וְא
šāw
it is uselessN-ms
5647 [e]עֲבֹ֣ד
‘ă-ḇōḏ
to serveV-Qal-Inf
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֑ים
’ĕ-lō-hîm;
GodN-mp
4100 [e]וּמַה־
ū-mah-
and whatConj-w | Interrog
1215 [e]בֶּ֗צַע
be-ṣa‘,
profitN-ms
3588 [e]כִּ֤י
[is it] thatConj
8104 [e]שָׁמַ֙רְנוּ֙
šā-mar-nū
we have keptV-Qal-Perf-1cp
4931 [e]מִשְׁמַרְתּ֔וֹ
miš-mar-tōw,
His ordinanceN-fsc | 3ms
3588 [e]וְכִ֤י
wə-ḵî
thatConj-w | Conj
1980 [e]הָלַ֙כְנוּ֙
hā-laḵ-nū
we have walkedV-Qal-Perf-1cp
6941 [e]קְדֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית
qə-ḏō-ran-nîṯ,
as mournersAdv
6440 [e]מִפְּנֵ֖י
mip-pə-nê
BeforePrep-m | N-cpc
3069 [e]יְהוָ֥ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
6635 [e]צְבָאֽוֹת׃
ṣə-ḇā-’ō-wṯ.
of hostsN-cp









Hebrew Texts
מלאכי 3:14 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אֲמַרְתֶּ֕ם שָׁ֖וְא עֲבֹ֣ד אֱלֹהִ֑ים וּמַה־בֶּ֗צַע כִּ֤י שָׁמַ֙רְנוּ֙ מִשְׁמַרְתֹּ֔ו וְכִ֤י הָלַ֙כְנוּ֙ קְדֹ֣רַנִּ֔ית מִפְּנֵ֖י יְהוָ֥ה צְבָאֹֽות׃

מלאכי 3:14 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אמרתם שוא עבד אלהים ומה־בצע כי שמרנו משמרתו וכי הלכנו קדרנית מפני יהוה צבאות׃

מלאכי 3:14 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אמרתם שוא עבד אלהים ומה־בצע כי שמרנו משמרתו וכי הלכנו קדרנית מפני יהוה צבאות׃

מלאכי 3:14 Hebrew Bible
אמרתם שוא עבד אלהים ומה בצע כי שמרנו משמרתו וכי הלכנו קדרנית מפני יהוה צבאות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"You have said, 'It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept His charge, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?

King James Bible
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You have said: "It is useless to serve God. What have we gained by keeping His requirements and walking mournfully before the LORD of Hosts?
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