"aFor behold, the day is coming, 1burning like a furnace ; and all the arrogant and everyevildoer will be 2chaff ; and the day that is coming will 3set them ablaze," says the LORD of hosts, "so that it will leave them neitherrootnorbranch."
"But for you who bfear My name, the 4sun of righteousness will rise with 5healing in its wings ; and you will goforth and 6skipabout like calves from the stall.
"You will 7treaddown the wicked, for they will be 8ashesunder the soles of your feet9on the daycwhich I am preparing," says the LORD of hosts.
"d10Remember the law of Moses My servant, even the statutes and ordinanceswhich I commanded him in Horeb for allIsrael.
5"Behold, I am going to send you 11Elijah the prophetbefore the coming of the great and terribleday of the LORD.
"He will e12restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and 13smite the land with a fcurse."