1 "For behold, the day is coming, aburning like a furnace; and all the arrogant and every evildoer will be bchaff; and the day that is coming will cset them ablaze," says the Lord of hosts, "so that it will leave them neither root nor branch." 2 "But for you who fear My name, the asun of righteousness will rise with bhealing in its wings; and you will go forth and cskip about like calves from the stall. 3 "You will atread down the wicked, for they will be bashes under the soles of your feet con the day which I am preparing," says the Lord of hosts. 4 "aRemember the law of Moses My servant, even the statutes and ordinances which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel. 5 "Behold, I am going to send you aElijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the Lord. 6 "He will arestore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and bsmite the land with a curse."