Malachi 2:16
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
kî-
ForConj
8130 [e]שָׂנֵ֣א
śā-nê
that He hatesV-Qal-Perf-3ms
7971 [e]שַׁלַּ֗ח
šal-laḥ,
divorceV-Piel-Inf
559 [e]אָמַ֤ר
’ā-mar
saysV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֙
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
430 [e]אֱלֹהֵ֣י
’ĕ-lō-hê
GodN-mpc
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל
yiś-rā-’êl,
of IsraelN-proper-ms
3680 [e]וְכִסָּ֤ה
wə-ḵis-sāh
for it coversConj-w | V-Piel-ConjPerf-3ms
2555 [e]חָמָס֙
ḥā-mās
violenceN-ms
5921 [e]עַל־
‘al-
withPrep
3830 [e]לְבוּשׁ֔וֹ
lə-ḇū-šōw,
one's garmentN-msc | 3ms
559 [e]אָמַ֖ר
’ā-mar
saysV-Qal-Perf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָ֣ה
Yah-weh
YahwehN-proper-ms
6635 [e]צְבָא֑וֹת
ṣə-ḇā-’ō-wṯ;
of hostsN-cp
8104 [e]וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּ֥ם
wə-niš-mar-tem
Therefore take heedConj-w | V-Nifal-ConjPerf-2mp
7307 [e]בְּרוּחֲכֶ֖ם
bə-rū-ḥă-ḵem
to your spiritPrep-b | N-msc | 2mp
3808 [e]וְלֹ֥א
wə-lō
that notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
898 [e]תִבְגֹּֽדוּ׃
ṯiḇ-gō-ḏū.
you do deal treacherouslyV-Qal-Imperf-2mp
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Hebrew Texts
מלאכי 2:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּֽי־שָׂנֵ֣א שַׁלַּ֗ח אָמַ֤ר יְהוָה֙ אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְכִסָּ֤ה חָמָס֙ עַל־לְבוּשֹׁ֔ו אָמַ֖ר יְהוָ֣ה צְבָאֹ֑ות וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּ֥ם בְּרוּחֲכֶ֖ם וְלֹ֥א תִבְגֹּֽדוּ׃ ס

מלאכי 2:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי־שנא שלח אמר יהוה אלהי ישראל וכסה חמס על־לבושו אמר יהוה צבאות ונשמרתם ברוחכם ולא תבגדו׃ ס

מלאכי 2:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי־שנא שלח אמר יהוה אלהי ישראל וכסה חמס על־לבושו אמר יהוה צבאות ונשמרתם ברוחכם ולא תבגדו׃ ס

מלאכי 2:16 Hebrew Bible
כי שנא שלח אמר יהוה אלהי ישראל וכסה חמס על לבושו אמר יהוה צבאות ונשמרתם ברוחכם ולא תבגדו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For I hate divorce," says the LORD, the God of Israel, "and him who covers his garment with wrong," says the LORD of hosts. "So take heed to your spirit, that you do not deal treacherously."

King James Bible
For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If he hates and divorces his wife," says the LORD God of Israel, "he covers his garment with injustice," says the LORD of Hosts. Therefore, watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously.
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that he hateth putting away. or, if he hate her, put her away. Heb. to put away. covereth.

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