For I am the Lord, I change not; therefore, ye sons of Jacob are not consumed. Malachi 3:6. However, because God has a purpose that He has been working out from the very beginning, He looked beyond what these people were doing to destroy and remove themselves from His purpose. The Bible does not think it worth while to proclaim the Name of God without building on the proclamation promises or commandments. The Divine unchangeableness. Study Malachi 3 using Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning.
Fear of Him who is the unchangeable Majesty is more suitable for us whilst we are here, than to rejoice and be glad.
Malachi 3:6. Malachi 3:6 If God had changed His purpose, the sons of Jacob would indeed have been consumed. Malachi 3:6, KJV: "For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed." Here, in the land of our exile, we must live by faith, not by sight. Malachi 3:6 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Malachi 3:6, NIV: "I the LORD do not change.So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed."
The scriptural revelations of the divine Name are always the basis of intensely practical admonition. Malachi 3:6, ESV: "“For I the LORD do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed."