Malachi 4 NCV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "There is a day coming that will burn like a hot furnace, and all the proud and evil people will be like straw. On that day they will be completely burned up so that not a root or branch will be left," says the Lord All-Powerful. 1 "Surely the day is coming; it will burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble, and that day that is coming will set them on fire," says the LORD Almighty. "Not a root or a branch will be left to them.
2 "But for you who honor me, goodness will shine on you like the sun, with healing in its rays. You will jump around, like well-fed calves. 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 calves released from the stall.
3 Then you will crush the wicked like ashes under your feet on the day I will do this," says the Lord All-Powerful. 3 Then you will trample down the wicked; they will be ashes under the soles of your feet on the day when I do these things," says the LORD Almighty.
4 "Remember the teaching of Moses my servant, those laws and rules I gave to him on Mount Sinai for all the Israelites. 4 "Remember the law of my servant Moses, the decrees and laws I gave him at Horeb for all Israel.
5 "But I will send you Elijah the prophet before that great and terrifying day of the Lord's judging. 5 "See, I will send you the prophet Elijah before that great and dreadful day of the LORD comes.
6 Elijah will help parents love their children and children love their parents. Otherwise, I will come and put a curse on the land." 6 He will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers; or else I will come and strike the land with a curse."