Malachi 1:7

“Ye offer polluted bread upon mine altar; and ye say, Wherein have we polluted thee? In that ye say, The table of the LORD is contemptible.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yee offer polluted bread vpon mine altar; and yee say, Wherein haue we polluted thee? In that yee say, The table of the Lord is contemptible.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"{You} are presenting defiled food upon My altar. But you say, 'How have we defiled You?' In that you say, 'The table of the LORD is to be despised.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye offer polluted bread upon mine altar. And ye say, Wherein have we polluted thee? In that ye say, The table of Jehovah is contemptible.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You put unclean bread on my altar. And you say, How have we made it unclean? By your saying, The table of the Lord is of no value.
- Basic English Bible

Ye offer polluted bread upon mine altar; and ye say, Wherein have we polluted thee? In that ye say, The table of Jehovah is contemptible.
- Darby Bible

Ye offer polluted bread upon my altar? and ye say, In what have we polluted thee? In that ye say, The table of the LORD is contemptible.
- Webster's Bible

You offer polluted bread on my altar. You say, 'How have we polluted you?' In that you say, 'Yahweh's table contemptible.'
- World English Bible

Ye are bringing nigh on Mine altar polluted bread, And ye have said: `In what have we polluted Thee?' In your saying: `The table of Jehovah -- it [is] despicable,'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Ye offer polluted bread upon Mine altar. And ye say: 'Wherein have we polluted thee?' In that ye say: 'The table of the LORD is contemptible.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Malachi 1:7


1:7 Bread - Either the meal - offerings, or rather in a more large sense, all sacrifices and oblations. Ye say - Perhaps in words; at least your deeds speak your thoughts. The table - This comprehends all that was offered to God.


Discussion for Malachi 1

  • Innocent
    hello pl pl i need bible references on malachi1 from verse 1 to 14
  • Shawn
    Malachi 1:4
    “Whereas Edom saith, We are impoverished, but we will return and build the desolate places; thus saith the LORD of hosts, They shall build, but I will throw down; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the LORD hath indignation for ever.”

    YOU NEED TO BE TRUTHFUL WITH YOURSELF AND DETERMINE WHO ARE EDOMITES TODAY
  • Shawn
    Exodus 2:25
    “And God looked upon the children of Israel, and God had respect unto them.”
    2 Kings 13:23
    “And the LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion on them, and had respect unto them, because of his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them, neither cast he them from his presence as yet.”
  • Irene123
    V.11 - " ... and in every place incense will be offered unto my name ... " refers to the PRAYERS of the saints (ordinary Christians) not stone and wood 'saints'.
  • Bruce
    Landon:No man can come to Christ except the Father draw him:John6:44 He is faithful to forgive--1John1:9. He will baptize with the Holy Ghost and fire: Matthew3:11. Without Him we are dead, we can do nothing! We can only show true love and forgiveness when he lives within us.
    More are going to hell then to heaven! 2 ways:Matthew7:13-14.
    Revelations20:15 To late!
    Name written in glory:"yours"?
  • Landon
    the first thing you need to do Is want forgiveness and be willing to forgive those who have hurt you as well this goes hand in hand then out loud or in your head use the lords prayer and believe you received as well as you gave the very same forgiveness and you can begin learning the word agape which means unconditional love at least this is what I understand the bible is the knowledge.

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