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Malachi 3

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1Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord-Adon [Ruler of the Earth], whom you2f seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom you2f delight in: behold, he shall come, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies].
2But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he [is] like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap:
3And he shall sit [as] a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi (Levite) [Adhesion, Joiner], and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) an offering in righteousness.
4Then shall the offering of Y’hudah [Let Him (God) Be Praised] and Yerushalayim [Foundation of Peace] be pleasant unto the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), as in the days of old, and as in former years.
5And 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 employee (hired laborer) in [his] wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger [from his right], and fear not me, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies].
6For I [am] the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), I change not; therefore you2f sons of Ya’akov [Heal of God] are not consumed.
7Even from the days of your fathers you2f are gone away from my ordinances, and have not kept [them]. Return unto me, and I will return unto you, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies]. But you2f said, Wherein shall we return?
8Will a man rob God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered]? Yet you2f have robbed me. But you2f say, Wherein have we robbed youi? In tithes and offerings.
9You2f [are] cursed with a curse: for you2f have robbed me, [even] this whole nation.
10Bring you2f all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in my house, and prove me now with this, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies], if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that [there shall] not [be room] enough [to receive it].
11And I will rebuke (reprimand; strongly warn; restrain) the devourer for your sakes, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast her fruit before the time in the field, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies].
12And all nations shall call you Blessed (Favored by God; happy; prosperous): for you2f shall be a delightsome land, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies].
13Your words have been stout against me, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate). Yet you2f say, What have we spoken [so much] against youi?
14You2f have said, It [is] vain to serve God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered]: and what profit [is it] that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies]?
15And now we call the proud happy; yes, they that work wickedness are set up; yes, [they that] tempt God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered] are even delivered.
16Then they that feared the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) spoke often one to another: and the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) listened, and heard [it], and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate), and that thought upon his name.
17And they shall be my, says the Lord-Yehōvah (Messiah Pre-Incarnate) Tz’va’ot [of the Heavenly Armies], in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.
18Then shall you2f return, and discern between the righteous and the wicked, between him that serves God-Elōhīm (The Living Word) [The Many Powered] and him that serves him not.