Malachi 1:12

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But yee haue prophaned it, in that yee say; The table of the Lord is polluted, and the fruite thereof, euen his meate, is contemptible.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But you are profaning it, in that you say, 'The table of the Lord is defiled, and as for its fruit, its food is to be despised.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But ye profane it, in that ye say, The table of Jehovah is polluted, and the fruit thereof, even its food, is contemptible.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But you make it unholy by saying, The Lord's table has become unclean, and his food is of no value.
- Basic English Bible

But ye profane it, in that ye say, The table of the Lord is polluted; and the fruit thereof, his food, is contemptible.
- Darby Bible

But ye have profaned it, in that ye say, The table of the LORD is polluted; and the fruit of it, even his provision, is contemptible.
- Webster's Bible

But you profane it, in that you say, 'Yahweh's table is polluted, and its fruit, even its food, is contemptible.'
- World English Bible

And ye are polluting it in your saying, `The table of Jehovah -- it is polluted, As to its fruit -- despicable is its food.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

But ye profane it, in that ye say: 'The table of the LORD is polluted, and the fruit thereof, even the food thereof, is contemptible.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Malachi 1:12

1:12 But ye - O priests! And the people by your examples. Ye say - By your deportment. Is polluted - Not a sacred thing. His meat - Either the meat which fell to the priest's share, or the portion which was laid upon the altar.

Discussion for Malachi 1

  • Charles fiorucci
    you are deceived Scott Anderson the roman catholic church is a false
    religious system. repent receive the lord Jesus Christ alone for your
    eternal salvation. john 3-3 unless a man is born again
    he cannot enter the kingdom of GOD. ICOR6-9 READ IT, JOHN14-6
    ACTS 4-12, ROMANS 6-23, ROMANS 10-9-11
  • Scott Anderson for verse 11
    This prophecy has been fulfilled. The Roman Catholic Church has been offering the Body and Blood of Christ, the only acceptable sacrifice for almost 2000 years.
  • Rich
    The cattle rancher that brought a blind lamb to the priest is saying "this is the best God has given me ". The priest did not reject the offering saying "are all your lambs blind, I don 't think so, go back and bring your best "., this priest is then more to be condemned than the rancher, the priest should teach the truth. The fact of the matter is the priest is an unbeliever, he does not believe God sees, or knows or cares. Further, he really wants the sacrifices for himself.
  • Shirley johnson
    GOD is to be honored in everything that we do as christans.He wants us to give Him our best and not take His favor and His mercy that He has so richly bestowed upon us.I thank God for having mercy upon us and giving us of His best,HIS SON JESUS CHRIST.
  • Christ
    I 've been amazed at what I 've learn of Christ teaching, his diagram for living is truly amazing. if I understand it correctly we are all Christ life 's teaching is to prepare us to be spiritual free. Jesus Christ has declared that there is no limits to what everyone can do and become if we understand the resurrection story. Jesus regain his unity with God complete dominion over body and circumstances.
  • Elizabeth
    God requires from us a SINCERE relationship based on love and respect.. There is no room for deceit and manipulation in our relationship with Him. If we truly desire a good relationship with Him, then we must do it His way. Jesus said "why call me Lord and do not do the things that I say? "

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