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The Great Day of God

4 “For behold, athe day is coming,

Burning like an oven,

And all bthe proud, yes, all who do wickedly will be cstubble.

And the day which is coming shall burn them up,”

Says the Lord of hosts,

“That will dleave them neither root nor branch.

2 But to you who efear My name

The fSun of Righteousness shall arise

With healing in His wings;

And you shall go out

And grow fat like stall-fed calves.

3 gYou shall trample the wicked,

For they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet

On the day that I do this,

Says the Lord of hosts.

4 “Remember the hLaw of Moses, My servant,

Which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel,

With ithe statutes and judgments.

5 Behold, I will send you jElijah the prophet

kBefore the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord.

6 And he will turn

The hearts of the fathers to the children,

And the hearts of the children to their fathers,

Lest I come and lstrike the earth with ma curse.

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