Malachi

Chapter 1 The burden of the word of the lord to Israel by Malachi. I have loved you, said the lord. Yet you say, Wherein have you loved us? Was not Esau Jacob’s brother? said the lord: yet I loved Jacob, And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for the dragons of the wilderness. Whereas Edom said, We are impoverished, but we will return and build the desolate places; thus said the lord of hosts, They shall build, but I will throw down; and they shall call them, The border of wickedness, and, The people against whom the lord has indignation for ever. And your eyes shall see, and you shall say, The lord will be magnified from the border of Israel. A son honors his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is my honor? and if I be a master, where is my fear? said the lord…