Malachi 2:8
Good News Translation
"But now you priests have turned away from the right path. Your teaching has led many to do wrong. You have broken the covenant I made with you.

Contemporary English Version
But you have turned your backs on me. Your teachings have led others to do sinful things, and you have broken the agreement I made with your ancestor Levi.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But you have departed out of the way, and have caused many to stumble at the law: you have made void the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But you have departed out of the way, and have caused many to stumble at the law: you have made void the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.

ye are.

Psalm 18:21 Because I have kept the ways of the Lord; and have not done wickedly against my God.

Psalm 119:102 I have not declined from thy judgments, because thou hast set me a law.

Isaiah 30:11 Take away from me the way, turn away the path from me, let the Holy One of Israel cease from before us.

Isaiah 59:13 In sinning and lying against the Lord: and we have turned away so that we went not after our God, but spoke calumny and transgression: we have conceived, and uttered from the heart, words of falsehood.

Jeremiah 17:5,13 Thus saith the Lord: Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. . . .

Ezekiel 44:10 Moreover the Levites that went away far from me, when the children of Israel went astray, and have wandered from me after their idols, and have borne their iniquity:

Daniel 9:5,6 We have sinned, we have committed iniquity, we have done wickedly, and have revolted: and we have gone aside from thy commandments, and thy judgments. . . .

Hebrews 3:12 Take heed, brethren, lest perhaps there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, to depart from the living God.

ye have caused.

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 2:17,24,30 Wherefore the sin of the young men was exceeding great before the Lord: because they withdrew men from the sacrifice of the Lord. . . .

Isaiah 9:16 And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.

Jeremiah 18:15 Because my people have forgotten me, sacrificing in vain, and stumbling in their ways, in ancient paths, to walk by them in a way not trodden:

Jeremiah 23:11-15 For the prophet and the priest are defiled: and in my house I have found their wickedness, saith the Lord. . . .

Matthew 15:2-5 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the ancients? For they wash not their hands when they eat bread. . . .

Luke 11:45,46 And one of the lawyers answering, saith to him: Master, in saying these things, thou reproachest us also. . . .

Romans 2:19-24 Art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness, . . .

Romans 14:21 It is good not to eat flesh and not to drink wine: nor any thing whereby thy brother is offended or scandalized or made weak.

stumble at.

Malachi 2:5,10 My covenant was with him of life and peace: and I gave him fear: and he feared me, and he was afraid before my name. . . .

Leviticus 21:15 He shall not mingle the stock of his kindred with the common people of this nation: for I am the Lord who sanctify him.

Nehemiah 13:29 Remember them, O Lord my God, that defile the priesthood, and the law of priests and Levites.

Context
A Warning to Priests
7For the lips of the priests shall keep knowledge, and they shall seek the law at his mouth: because he is the angel of the Lord of hosts. 8But you have departed out of the way, and have caused many to stumble at the law: you have made void the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord of hosts.9Therefore 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.…
Cross References
Numbers 25:12
Therefore say to him: behold I give him the peace of my covenant,

Numbers 25:13
And the covenant of the priesthood for ever shall be both to him and his seed, because he hath been zealous for his God, and hath made atonement for the wickedness of the children of Israel.

Nehemiah 13:29
Remember them, O Lord my God, that defile the priesthood, and the law of priests and Levites.

Jeremiah 2:8
The priests did not say: Where is the Lord? and they that held the law knew me not, and the pastors transgressed against me: and the prophets prophesied in Baal, and followed idols.

Jeremiah 18:15
Because my people have forgotten me, sacrificing in vain, and stumbling in their ways, in ancient paths, to walk by them in a way not trodden:

Ezekiel 44:10
Moreover the Levites that went away far from me, when the children of Israel went astray, and have wandered from me after their idols, and have borne their iniquity:

Hosea 4:6
My people have been silent, because they had no knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will reject thee, that thou shalt not do the office of priesthood to me: and thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I also will forget thy children.

Zephaniah 3:4
Her prophets are senseless, men without faith: her priests have polluted the sanctuary, they have acted unjustly against the law.

Additional Translations
“But you have departed from the way, and your instruction has caused many to stumble. You have violated the covenant of Levi,” says the LORD of Hosts.But you are departed out of the way; you have caused many to stumble at the law; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi, said the LORD of hosts.

But ye are turned aside out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble in the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith Jehovah of hosts.

But ye have turned aside from the way, and caused many to fail in following the law: ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the Lord Almighty.

But ye are departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith Jehovah of hosts.

But ye are turned aside out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble in the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.

But ye have departed out of the way; ye have caused many to stumble at the law; ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, saith the LORD of hosts.

But you have turned aside out of the way. You have caused many to stumble in the law. You have corrupted the covenant of Levi," says Yahweh of Armies.

And ye, ye have turned from the way, Ye have caused many to stumble in the law, Ye have corrupted the covenant of Levi, Said Jehovah of Hosts.
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