Malachi 2:5

“My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear wherewith he feared me, and was afraid before my name.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Malachi 2:5

My couenant was with him of life and peace, and I gaue them to him, for the feare, wherewith he feared mee, and was afraid before my name.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"My covenant with him was {one of} life and peace, and I gave them to him {as an object of} reverence; so he revered Me and stood in awe of My name.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him that he might fear; and he feared me, and stood in awe of my name.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My agreement with him was on my side life and peace, and I gave them to him; on his side fear, and he had fear of me and gave honour to my name.
- Basic English Bible

My covenant with him was of life and peace, and I gave them to him that he might fear; and he feared me, and trembled before my name.
- Darby Bible

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him for the fear with which he feared me, and was afraid before my name.
- Webster's Bible

My covenant was with him of life and peace; and I gave them to him that he might be reverent toward me; and he was reverent toward me, and stood in awe of my name.
- World English Bible

My covenant hath been with him of life and of peace, And I make them to him a fear, and he doth fear Me, And because of My name he hath been affrighted.
- Youngs Literal Bible

My covenant was with him of life and peace, and I gave them to him, and of fear, and he feared Me, and was afraid of My name.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Malachi 2:5

Wesley's Notes for Malachi 2:5


2:5 With him - With Levi. Peace - Of long life, and prosperous, assured to the Levites in their due ministrations before God. Before my name - Behaved himself with reverence before God.


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