Source:Malachi:3:1:The word translated "messenger" is the Hebrew mal'ak which can also be translated as "an angel"

In Malachi, the word translated "messenger" is the Hebrew mal'ak which can also be translated as "an angel"


In Malachi, the word translated "messenger" is the Hebrew mal'ak which can also be translated as "an angel"

Malachi spoke of the Lord as the "messenger of the covenant whom ye delight in." (Mal.3:1) The word translated "messenger" is the Hebrew mal'ak which can also be translated as "an angel." From A Concise Dictionary of the Words In The Hebrew Bible With Their Renderings In the Authorized English Version:

4397 mal'ak mal-awk'
from an unused root meaning to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; specifically, of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher):--ambassador, angel, king, messenger. [1]

Notes

  1. ↑ James Strong, A Concise Dictionary of the Words In The Hebrew Bible With Their Renderings In the Authorized English Version (Nashville: Abingdon, 1890), 66.