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Scofield's Reference Notes
Malachi 1



Verse 4


i.e. Esau's descendants. See Genesis 25:30.

Verse 6

if then I be a father

Cf. (See Scofield "Isaiah 63:16"). The relationship here is national, not personal Jeremiah 3:18; Jeremiah 3:19 here, apparently, the Jews were calling Jehovah, "Father," but yielding Him no filial obedience. See; John 8:37-39; Romans 9:1-8.

Verse 10

Who is there

Or, I would that one among you would shut the doors of the temple that no more vain fire should kindle on mine altar. Cf. Isaiah 1:11-15.

Verse 11

For from the raising i.e. So it would have been had Israel been true. Isaiah 45:5; Isaiah 45:6. So it shall be despite Israel's failure.


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Malachi 1:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.

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Saturday, November 28th, 2020
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