21 (A)But if there is a defect in it, if it is lame or blind or has any serious defect, you shall not sacrifice it to the Lord your God.

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And (A)when you offer the blind as a sacrifice,
Is it not evil?
And when you offer the lame and sick,
Is it not evil?
Offer it then to your governor!
Would he be pleased with you?
Would he (B)accept[a] you favorably?”
Says the Lord of hosts.

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Footnotes

  1. Malachi 1:8 Lit. lift up your face

13 You also say,
‘Oh, what a (A)weariness!’
And you sneer at it,”
Says the Lord of hosts.
“And you bring the stolen, the lame, and the sick;
Thus you bring an offering!
(B)Should I accept this from your hand?”
Says the Lord.

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