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Malachi 2:16 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

16 “For the man who does not love his wife but divorces her,[a] says the Lord, the God of Israel, covers[b] his garment with violence, says the Lord of hosts. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and do not be faithless.”

Footnotes:

  1. Malachi 2:16 Hebrew who hates and divorces
  2. Malachi 2:16 Probable meaning (compare Septuagint and Deuteronomy 24:1-4); or “The Lord, the God of Israel, says that he hates divorce, and him who covers
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Malachi 2:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 “The man who hates and divorces his wife,” says the Lord, the God of Israel, “does violence to the one he should protect,”[a] says the Lord Almighty.

So be on your guard, and do not be unfaithful.

Footnotes:

  1. Malachi 2:16 Or “I hate divorce,” says the Lord, the God of Israel, “because the man who divorces his wife covers his garment with violence,”
New International Version (NIV)

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