Old Testament passage - Prophet Malachi chapter 4:
1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn
as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up,
saith the Lord of hosts, that it shall leave them neither
root nor branch.
of righteousness in the verse below.
unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and
grow up as calves of the stall.
ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith
the Lord of hosts.
4 Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded
unto him in Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes and judgments.
5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great
and dreadful day of the Lord:
6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the
children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse.