Malachi 3:18

“Then shall ye return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then shall yee returne and discerne betweene the righteous and the wicked, betweene him that serueth God, and him that serueth him not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So you will again distinguish between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then shall ye return and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then you will again see how the upright man is different from the sinner, and the servant of God from him who is not.
- Basic English Bible

And ye shall return and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.
- Darby Bible

Then shall ye return and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth him not.
- Webster's Bible

Then you shall return and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him who serves God and him who doesn't serve him.
- World English Bible

And ye have turned back and considered, Between the righteous and the wicked, Between the servant of God and him who is not His servant.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then shall ye again discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serveth God and him that serveth Him not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Malachi 3:18


3:18 Ye - Ye contemners of God and religion, return to your reason, forced by the convincing power of God's judgments. Discern - Clearly see the happiness of the righteous, and your own misery, who perish in your wickedness.


Discussion for Malachi 3:18

  • Brianna for verse 18
    So true! You can 't not fool Jehovah! Christianity has been brought down to nothing but a hobby in today 's world. It 's a do whatever feels good attitude with absolutely no consideration of God and his standards. However, he well knows who serves Him and who doesn 't.
  • John thairu mugo for verse 18
    The way to god.

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