Malachi 1:14-14

The Priests' Polluted Offerings

14 "But cursed be x the deceiver
Who has in his flock a male,
And takes a vow,
But sacrifices to the Lord y what is blemished -
For z I am a great King,"
Says the LORD of hosts,
"And My name is to be feared among the nations.

  1. Cross References
    Malachi 1:8
    And when you offer the blind as a sacrifice, Is it not evil? And when you offer the lame and sick, Is it not evil? Offer it then to your governor! Would he be pleased with you? Would he accept you favorably?" Says the LORD of hosts.
  2. Cross References
    Leviticus 22:18 - 20
    Speak to Aaron and his sons, and to all the children of Israel, and say to them: 'Whatever man of the house of Israel, or of the strangers in Israel, who offers his sacrifice for any of his vows or for any of his freewill offerings, which they offer to the LORD as a burnt offering -
  3. Cross References
    Psalms 47:2
    For the LORD Most High is awesome; He is a great King over all the earth.
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