Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Malachi 2:1 in English Standard Version "“And now, O priests, this command is for you." Mal 1:6 “A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If then I am a father, where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is my fear? says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests, who despise my name. But you say, ‘How have we despised your name?’ Mal 2:4 So shall you know that I have sent this command to you, that my covenant with Levi may stand, says the Lord of hosts.