Malachi 4 NLT

1 The LORD Almighty says, "The day of judgment is coming, burning like a furnace. The arrogant and the wicked will be burned up like straw on that day. They will be consumed like a tree -- roots and all."
2 "But for you who fear my name, the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in his wings. a And you will go free, leaping with joy like calves let out to pasture.

References for Malachi 4:2

    • g 4:2 - Or <I>the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its wings.</I>
      3 On the day when I act, you will tread upon the wicked as if they were dust under your feet," says the LORD Almighty.
      4 "Remember to obey the instructions of my servant Moses, all the laws and regulations that I gave him on Mount Sinai b for all Israel."

      References for Malachi 4:4

        • h 4:4 - Hebrew <I>Horeb,</I> another name for Sinai.
          5 "Look, I am sending you the prophet Elijah before the great and dreadful day of the LORD arrives.
          6 His preaching will turn the hearts of parents c to their children, and the hearts of children to their parents. Otherwise I will come and strike the land with a curse."

          References for Malachi 4:6

            • i 4:6 - Hebrew <I>fathers;</I> also in 4:6b.