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What do "sun" and "healing" and "wings" symbolize in Malachi 4:2?

Malachi 4 King James Version (KJV)
4 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.

2 But 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.

3 And 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.

Malachi 4:2

ESV - 2 But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.

Clarify Share Report Asked April 02 2019 My picture Jack Gutknecht

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Mini Aurel Gheorghe
Just as 2 Peter 3:10, Malachi 4 paints a very vivid picture of the Day of the Lord and the destruction that awaits the wicked: they will burn and turn into stubble, turn into ashes, and nothing will be left of them, neither root nor branch – the root symbolizes Satan while the branches represents the fallen angels and the lost. 

The Sun of righteousness is Jesus (Ps 84:11; Isaiah 60:19,20) who will bring healing in his wings - meaning that the Garden of Eden will be restored, and all will be made once again very good (Gen 1:31; Rev 22:2). 

In the New Jerusalem will be no more death, pain, tears, sorrow, sickness, tragedy, disappointment, hunger, or thirst (Rev 21:4; Isaiah 33:24; Isaiah 65:23; Rev 7:16).

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
According to Malachi, Malachi 4:2, three symbols are mentioned.
ESV-- "But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings.. The 3 words emphasized are 

Sun, a symbol of God (Ps. 84:11; Mal. 4:2)

Healing-- Christ came as a physician, to heal the diseases of men; he healed the bodily diseases of the Jews, and he heals the soul diseases of his people, their sins; which healing he has procured by his blood and stripes: pardon of sin by the blood of Christ is meant by healing, which is universal, infallible, and free, (Psalms 103:3) (Isaiah 33:24) (Isaiah 53:5) (Hosea 14:4) --
John Gill's Exposition of the Bible

Wings, a symbol of Dawn (Ps. 139:9; Mal. 4:2)

--Warren W. Wiersbe, Index of Biblical Images

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