The Great Day of the Lord
4 (M)“Remember (N)the law of my servant Moses, the statutes and rules[b] that I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel.
5 (O)“Behold, I will send you (P)Elijah the prophet (Q)before the great and awesome day of the Lord comes. 6 And he will (R)turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the hearts of children to their fathers, lest I come and (S)strike the land with a decree of utter destruction.”[c]
- Malachi 4:1 Ch 4:1–6 is ch 3:19–24 in Hebrew
- Malachi 4:4 Or and just decrees
- Malachi 4:6 The Hebrew term rendered decree of utter destruction refers to things devoted (or set apart) to the Lord (or by the Lord) for destruction