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Summary of Malachi

Date: 5th Century B.C.E.

Description: The book of Malachi is set in a period when the Second Temple was rebuilt and sacrifi­cial worship was resumed. It was composed in the Persian period, and is addressed origi­nally to the inhabitants of the Persian province of Yehud (Judah). Because of the reference to intermarriage, some modern scholars assume that it belongs to a time closely pre­ceding that of Ezra's actions on the matter.

Brettler, Marc Zvi The Jewish Study Bible, The Jewish Publication Society, 1999

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