Malachi 2:3
Good News Translation
I will punish your children and rub your faces in the dung of the animals you sacrifice--and you will be taken out to the dung heap.

Contemporary English Version
I will punish your descendants and rub your faces in the manure from your animal sacrifices, and then be done with you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold, I will cast the shoulder to you, and will scatter upon your face the dung of your solemnities, and it shall take you away with it.

New American Bible
I will rebuke your offspring; I will spread dung on your faces, Dung from your feasts, and will carry you to it.

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Behold, I will cast the shoulder to you, and will scatter upon your face the dung of your solemnities, and it shall take you away with it.

I will.

Joel 1:17 The beasts have rotted in their dung, the barns are destroyed, the storehouses are broken down: because the corn is confounded.

corrupt.

Malachi 2:9 Therefore have I also made you contemptible, and base before all people, as you have not kept my ways, and have accepted persons in the law.

1 Samuel 2:29,30 Why have you kicked away my victims, and my gifts which I commanded to be offered in the temple: and thou hast rather honoured thy sons than me, to eat the firstfruits of every sacrifice of my people Israel? . . .

1 Kings 14:10 Therefore, behold I will bring evils upon the house of Jeroboam, and will cut off from Jeroboam him that pisseth against the wall, and him that is shut up, and the last in Israel: and I will sweep away the remnant of the house of Jeroboam, as dung is swept away till all be clean.

2 Kings 9:36,37 And coming back they told him. And Jehu said: It is the word of the Lord, which he spoke by his servant Elias, the Thesbite, saying: In the field of Jezrahel the dogs shall eat the flesh of Jezabel. . . .

Job 20:7 In the end he shall be destroyed like a dunghill, and they that had seen him, shall say: Where is he?

Psalm 83:10 Who perished at Endor: and became as dung for the earth.

Jeremiah 8:2 And they shall spread them abroad to the sun, and the moon, and all the host of heaven, whom they have loved, and whom they have served, and after whom have walked, and whom they have sought, and adored: they shall not be gathered, and they shall not be buried: they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth.

Nahum 3:6 And I will cast abominations upon thee, and will disgrace thee, and will make an example of thee.

Luke 14:35 It is neither profitable for the land nor for the dunghill: but shall be cast out. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

1 Corinthians 4:13 We are blasphemed: and we entreat. We are made as the refuse of this world, the offscouring of all, even until now.

one shall take you away with it.

Context
A Warning to Priests
2If you will not hear, and if you will not lay it to heart, to give glory to my name, saith the Lord of hosts: I will send poverty upon you, and will curse your blessings, yea I will curse them, because you have not laid it to heart. 3Behold, I will cast the shoulder to you, and will scatter upon your face the dung of your solemnities, and it shall take you away with it.4And you shall know that I sent you this commandment, that my covenant might be with Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.…
Cross References
Exodus 29:14
But the flesh of the calf, and the hide and the dung, thou shalt burn abroad, without the camp, because it is for sin.

Leviticus 26:16
I also will do these things to you. I will quickly visit you with poverty, and burning heat, which shall waste your eyes, and consume your lives. You shall sow your seed in vain, which shall be devoured by your enemies.

Deuteronomy 28:38
Thou shalt cast much seed into the ground, and gather little: because the locusts shall consume all.

Nahum 3:6
And I will cast abominations upon thee, and will disgrace thee, and will make an example of thee.

Additional Translations
Behold, I will rebuke your descendants, and I will spread dung on your faces, the waste from your feasts, and you will be carried off with it.”Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung on your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your feasts; and ye shall be taken away with it.

Behold, I turn my back upon you, and I will scatter dung upon your faces, the dung of your feasts, and I will carry you away at the same time.

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, the dung of your feasts; and they shall take you away with it.

Behold, I will rebuke the seed for your sake, and will spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your sacrifices; and ye shall be taken away with it.

Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.

Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung on your faces, even the dung of your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.

Lo, I am pushing away before you the seed, And have scattered dung before your faces, Dung of your festivals, And it hath taken you away with it.
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