Malachi 1:14 - 2:10
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- Reading the Text:
- NRSV (with link to Anglicized NRSV) at Oremus Bible Browser.
- Hebrew Interlinear Bible, WLCv, WLC5, CHES, AV.
- The Bible Gateway: NRSV, RSV, NIV, NASB, CEV, The Message, KJV, etc.
- The Blue Letter Bible. KJV, alternate versions, Hebrew text with concordance, commentaries. Chapter 2
- The World Wide Study Bible includes commentary, exposition and sermons. Chapter 2
- Historical References, Commentary and
- Epistle IX -- Cyprian of Carthage (c. 250)
- Epistle LXXIII -- Cyprian of Carthage (c. 256)
- Rashi's Commentary, c. 1075. chabad.org. Chapter 2.
Commentary on Malachi.
- "...obedience is of so much account with God, that he bears nothing less than a contempt of his word or a careless attention to it, as though we regarded not its authority."
- From the Geneva Notes.
- "[The priest] is as the treasure house of God's word, and ought to give to everyone according to their need, and not to reserve it for himself."
- "What is here said of the covenant of priesthood, is true of the covenant of grace made with all believers, as spiritual priests."
- From Wesley's
Notes. Chapter 2
- "The prophet speaks of that great and gracious work of God, creating them to be a chosen people. And so we Christians are created in Christ Jesus."
- From the Commentary on the
Whole Bible (Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, 1871). Chapter 2
- "Ministers cannot sin or suffer alone. They drag down others with them if they fall."
- Contemporary Commentary, Studies and Exegesis:
- Preacher's Magazine, 2006: Listening to the Text, Engaging the Text, Preaching the Text:
of the Minimum," Larry Broding's Word-Sunday.Com:
A Lectionary Resource for Catholics.
- "How have you served God and his people lately? What are the practical limits of that service? Who set those limits, you or God? Explain."
- Articles & Background:
and Law in 4Q265," Joseph M. Baumgarten, Baltimore Hebrew College. From the First
Orion International Symposium: "Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation
of the Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls." May, 1996.
- "...the use of the Malachi quote as a prelude to the Passover rule seems to be an unusual rhetorical device in Qumran 'halakhic' writings."
- "Scripture and Law in 4Q265," Joseph M. Baumgarten, Baltimore Hebrew College. From the First Orion International Symposium: "Biblical Perspectives: Early Use and Interpretation of the Bible in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls." May, 1996.
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- Hymnary.org, hymns, scores, media, information.
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- Study Links and Resources for the Book of Malachi