Malachi 4 LEB

1 "For look! The day [is] about to come, burning like an oven, and all the arrogant and every {evildoer} will be stubble. The coming day will consume them," says Yahweh of hosts. "It will not leave behind for them root or branch.

References for Malachi 4:1

    • a 4:1 - Malachi 4:1-6 in the English Bible is 3:19-24 in the Hebrew Bible
    • b 4:1 - Literally "doer of wickedness"
    • c 4:1 - Or "devour"
      2 But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise, with healing in its wings, and you will go out and leap like {fattened calves}.

      References for Malachi 4:2

        • d 4:2 - Or "fear"
        • e 4:2 - Literally "bull-calves of [the] animal stall" (on the idiom see HALOT 631 s.v.)
          3 You will trample down the wicked, for they will be ashes under the soles of your feet on the day that I [am] going to act," says Yahweh of hosts.
          4 "Remember the instruction of my servant Moses, which I commanded him at Horeb to all Israel, the rules and regulations.

          References for Malachi 4:4

            • f 4:4 - Or "law"; Hebrew torah
              5 Look! I [am] going to send to you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and awesome day of Yahweh!
              6 And he will bring back [the] hearts of [the] fathers to [the] sons, and the hearts of [the] sons to their fathers, so that I will not come and strike the land [with] a ban."

              References for Malachi 4:6

                • g 4:6 - Or "And he will restore"