King James Version
12 But ye have profaned it, in that ye say, The table of the Lord is polluted; and the fruit thereof, even his meat, is contemptible.
13 Ye said also, Behold, what a weariness is it! and ye have snuffed at it, saith the Lord of hosts; and ye brought that which was torn, and the lame, and the sick; thus ye brought an offering: should I accept this of your hand? saith the Lord.
14 But cursed be the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I am a great King, saith the Lord of hosts, and my name is dreadful among the heathen.Read full chapter
New International Version
12 “But you profane it by saying, ‘The Lord’s table(A) is defiled,’ and, ‘Its food(B) is contemptible.’ 13 And you say, ‘What a burden!’(C) and you sniff at it contemptuously,(D)” says the Lord Almighty.
“When you bring injured, lame or diseased animals and offer them as sacrifices,(E) should I accept them from your hands?”(F) says the Lord. 14 “Cursed is the cheat who has an acceptable male in his flock and vows to give it, but then sacrifices a blemished animal(G) to the Lord. For I am a great king,(H)” says the Lord Almighty,(I) “and my name is to be feared(J) among the nations.(K)Read full chapter
New King James Version
12 “But you profane it,
In that you say,
(A)‘The table of the [a]Lord is defiled;
And its fruit, its food, is contemptible.’
13 You also say,
‘Oh, what a (B)weariness!’
And you sneer at it,”
Says the Lord of hosts.
“And you bring the stolen, the lame, and the sick;
Thus you bring an offering!
(C)Should I accept this from your hand?”
Says the Lord.
14 “But cursed be (D)the deceiver
Who has in his flock a male,
And takes a vow,
But sacrifices to the Lord (E)what is blemished—
For (F)I am a great King,”
Says the Lord of hosts,
“And My name is to be feared among the nations.
- Malachi 1:12 So with Bg.; MT Lord