Malachi 2:7
Text Analysis
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
8193 [e]שִׂפְתֵ֤י
the lipsN-fdc
3548 [e]כֹהֵן֙
of a priestN-ms
8104 [e]יִשְׁמְרוּ־
should keepV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
1847 [e]דַ֔עַת
8451 [e]וְתוֹרָ֖ה
and the lawConj-w | N-fs
1245 [e]יְבַקְשׁ֣וּ
[people] should seekV-Piel-Imperf-3mp
6310 [e]מִפִּ֑יהוּ
from his mouthPrep-m | N-msc | 3ms
3588 [e]כִּ֛י
4397 [e]מַלְאַ֥ךְ
the messengerN-msc
3068 [e]יְהוָֽה־
of YahwehN-proper-ms
6635 [e]צְבָא֖וֹת
of hostsN-cp
1931 [e]הֽוּא׃
he [is]Pro-3ms

Hebrew Texts
מלאכי 2:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
כִּֽי־שִׂפְתֵ֤י כֹהֵן֙ יִשְׁמְרוּ־דַ֔עַת וְתֹורָ֖ה יְבַקְשׁ֣וּ מִפִּ֑יהוּ כִּ֛י מַלְאַ֥ךְ יְהוָֽה־צְבָאֹ֖ות הֽוּא׃

מלאכי 2:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
כי־שפתי כהן ישמרו־דעת ותורה יבקשו מפיהו כי מלאך יהוה־צבאות הוא׃

מלאכי 2:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
כי־שפתי כהן ישמרו־דעת ותורה יבקשו מפיהו כי מלאך יהוה־צבאות הוא׃

מלאכי 2:7 Hebrew Bible
כי שפתי כהן ישמרו דעת ותורה יבקשו מפיהו כי מלאך יהוה צבאות הוא׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

King James Bible
For the priest's lips should keep knowledge, and they should seek the law at his mouth: for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the lips of a priest should guard knowledge, and people should seek instruction from his mouth, because he is the messenger of the LORD of Hosts."
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