MALACHI 1:11

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“For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.”

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Malachi 1:11 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
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For כִּ֣י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed For
from the rising מִמִּזְרַח Sunrise, i.e., the east rising
of the sun שֶׁ֜מֶשׁ The sun; by implication, the east; figuratively, a ray, i.e., (architectural) a notched battlement sun
even unto וְעַד As far (or long, or much) as, whether of space (even unto) or time (during, while, until) or degree (equally with) even
the going down מְבוֹא֗וֹ An entrance (the place or the act); specifically sunset or the west; also (adverb with preposition) towards going down
of the same my name שְׁמִי֙ An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character same name
shall be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
great גָּד֤וֹל Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent great
among the Gentiles; בַּגּוֹיִ֔ם A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts among Gentiles
and in every וּבְכָל Properly, the whole; hence, all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense) every
place מָק֗וֹם Properly, a standing, i.e., a spot; but used widely of a locality (general or specific); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind) place
incense מֻקְטָ֥ר To smoke, i.e., turn into fragrance by fire (especially as an act of worship) incense
shall be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
offered מֻגָּ֛שׁ To be or come (causatively, bring) near (for any purpose); euphemistically, to lie with a woman; as an enemy, to attack; religious to worship; causatively, to present; figuratively, to adduce an argument; by reversal, to stand back offered
unto my name, לִשְׁמִ֖י An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character name
and a pure טְהוֹרָ֑ה Pure (in a physical, chemical, ceremonial or moral sense) pure
offering: וּמִנְחָ֣ה A donation; euphemistically, tribute; specifically a sacrificial offering (usually bloodless and voluntary) offering
for כִּֽי (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
my name שְׁמִי֙ An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character name
shall be (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
great גָד֤וֹל Great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent great
among the heathen, בַּגּוֹיִ֔ם A foreign nation; hence, a Gentile; also (figuratively) a troop of animals, or a flight of locusts among heathen
saith אָמַ֖ר To say (used with great latitude) saith
the Lord יְהוָ֥ה (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God Lord
of hosts. צְבָאֽוֹת׃ A mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship) hosts

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  • 9  And now, I pray you, beseech God that he will be gracious unto us: this hath been by your means: will he regard your persons? saith the Lord of hosts.

  • 10  Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nought? neither do ye kindle fire on mine altar for nought. I have no pleasure in you, saith the Lord of hosts, neither will I accept an offering at your hand.

  • 11  For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same my name shall be great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering: for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the Lord of hosts.

  • 12  But ye have profaned it, in that ye say, The table of the Lord is polluted; and the fruit thereof, even his meat, is contemptible.

  • 13  Ye said also, Behold, what a weariness is it! and ye have snuffed at it, saith the Lord of hosts; and ye brought that which was torn, and the lame, and the sick; thus ye brought an offering: should I accept this of your hand? saith the Lord.




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