Malachi 1:2
Text Analysis
157 [e]אָהַ֤בְתִּי
I have lovedV-Qal-Perf-1cs
853 [e]אֶתְכֶם֙
youDirObjM | 2mp
559 [e]אָמַ֣ר
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
559 [e]וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֖ם
And yet you sayConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-2mp
4100 [e]בַּמָּ֣ה
in what [way]Prep-b | Interrog
157 [e]אֲהַבְתָּ֑נוּ
have You loved usV-Qal-Perf-2ms | 1cp
3808 [e]הֲלוֹא־
[Was] notAdv-NegPrt
251 [e]אָ֨ח
6215 [e]עֵשָׂ֤ו
3290 [e]לְיַֽעֲקֹב֙
of JacobPrep-l | N-proper-ms
5002 [e]נְאֻם־
3068 [e]יְהוָ֔ה
157 [e]וָאֹהַ֖ב
And yet I have lovedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-1cs
853 [e]אֶֽת־
3290 [e]יַעֲקֹֽב׃

Hebrew Texts
מלאכי 1:2 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
אָהַ֤בְתִּי אֶתְכֶם֙ אָמַ֣ר יְהוָ֔ה וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֖ם בַּמָּ֣ה אֲהַבְתָּ֑נוּ הֲלֹוא־אָ֨ח עֵשָׂ֤ו לְיַֽעֲקֹב֙ נְאֻם־יְהוָ֔ה וָאֹהַ֖ב אֶֽת־יַעֲקֹֽב׃

מלאכי 1:2 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
אהבתי אתכם אמר יהוה ואמרתם במה אהבתנו הלוא־אח עשו ליעקב נאם־יהוה ואהב את־יעקב׃

מלאכי 1:2 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
אהבתי אתכם אמר יהוה ואמרתם במה אהבתנו הלוא־אח עשו ליעקב נאם־יהוה ואהב את־יעקב׃

מלאכי 1:2 Hebrew Bible
אהבתי אתכם אמר יהוה ואמרתם במה אהבתנו הלוא אח עשו ליעקב נאם יהוה ואהב את יעקב׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"I have loved you," says the LORD. But you say, "How have You loved us?" "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" declares the LORD. "Yet I have loved Jacob;

King James Bible
I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have loved you," says the LORD. But you ask: "How have You loved us?"" Wasn't Esau Jacob's brother?" This is the LORD's declaration. "Even so, I loved Jacob,
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