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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.

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Footnotes

  1. Malachi 1:12 So with Bg.; MT Lord
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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