Malachi 3:5
Text Analysis
7126 [e]וְקָרַבְתִּ֣י
And I will come nearConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cs
413 [e]אֲלֵיכֶם֮
youPrep | 2mp
4941 [e]לַמִּשְׁפָּט֒
for judgmentPrep-l, Art | N-ms
1961 [e]וְהָיִ֣יתִי ׀
and I will beConj-w | V-Qal-ConjPerf-1cs
5707 [e]עֵ֣ד
4116 [e]מְמַהֵ֗ר
a swiftV-Piel-Prtcpl-ms
3784 [e]בַּֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙
Against sorcerersPrep-b, Art | V-Piel-Prtcpl-mp
5003 [e]וּבַמְנָ֣אֲפִ֔ים
and Against adulterersConj-w, Prep-b, Art | V-Piel-Prtcpl-mp
7650 [e]וּבַנִּשְׁבָּעִ֖ים
and AgainstConj-w, Prep-b, Art | V-Nifal-Prtcpl-mp
8267 [e]לַשָּׁ֑קֶר
perjurersPrep-l, Art | N-ms
6231 [e]וּבְעֹשְׁקֵ֣י
and Against those who exploitConj-w, Prep-b | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
7939 [e]שְׂכַר־
7916 [e]שָׂ֠כִיר
490 [e]אַלְמָנָ֨ה
and widowsN-fs
3490 [e]וְיָת֤וֹם
and orphansConj-w | N-ms
5186 [e]וּמַטֵּי־
and against those who turn awayConj-w | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-mpc
1616 [e]גֵר֙
a sojournerN-ms
3808 [e]וְלֹ֣א
and because notConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
3372 [e]יְרֵא֔וּנִי
they do fear MeV-Qal-Perf-3cp | 1cs
559 [e]אָמַ֖ר
3068 [e]יְהוָ֥ה
6635 [e]צְבָאֽוֹת׃
of hostsN-cp

Hebrew Texts
מלאכי 3:5 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְקָרַבְתִּ֣י אֲלֵיכֶם֮ לַמִּשְׁפָּט֒ וְהָיִ֣יתִי ׀ עֵ֣ד מְמַהֵ֗ר בַּֽמְכַשְּׁפִים֙ וּבַמְנָ֣אֲפִ֔ים וּבַנִּשְׁבָּעִ֖ים לַשָּׁ֑קֶר וּבְעֹשְׁקֵ֣י שְׂכַרשָׂ֠־כִיר אַלְמָנָ֨ה וְיָתֹ֤ום וּמַטֵּי־גֵר֙ וְלֹ֣א יְרֵא֔וּנִי אָמַ֖ר יְהוָ֥ה צְבָאֹֽות׃

מלאכי 3:5 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
וקרבתי אליכם למשפט והייתי ׀ עד ממהר במכשפים ובמנאפים ובנשבעים לשקר ובעשקי שכרש־כיר אלמנה ויתום ומטי־גר ולא יראוני אמר יהוה צבאות׃

מלאכי 3:5 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
וקרבתי אליכם למשפט והייתי ׀ עד ממהר במכשפים ובמנאפים ובנשבעים לשקר ובעשקי שכרש־כיר אלמנה ויתום ומטי־גר ולא יראוני אמר יהוה צבאות׃

מלאכי 3:5 Hebrew Bible
וקרבתי אליכם למשפט והייתי עד ממהר במכשפים ובמנאפים ובנשבעים לשקר ובעשקי שכר שכיר אלמנה ויתום ומטי גר ולא יראוני אמר יהוה צבאות׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Then I will draw near to you for judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers and against the adulterers and against those who swear falsely, and against those who oppress the wage earner in his wages, the widow and the orphan, and those who turn aside the alien and do not fear Me," says the LORD of hosts.

King James Bible
And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LORD of hosts.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I will come to you in judgment, and I will be ready to witness against sorcerers and adulterers; against those who swear falsely; against those who oppress the widow and the fatherless, and cheat the wage earner; and against those who deny justice to the foreigner. They do not fear Me," says the LORD of Hosts. "
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a swift.

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the sorcerers.

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against those.

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oppress. or, defraud.

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