brazier

brazier

A container for fire used for warming a living area. Jehoiakim sat before a fire burning in a brazier and threw in pieces of Jeremiah’s scroll of prophecy as it was read to him (Jer 36:22; Jer 36:23). It was probably made of clay, although in the palace of a king it could possibly be of metal.

Jer 36:22

22Now the king was sitting in his winter apartment (it was the ninth month), and there was a fire burning in the brazier before him.

Jer 36:23

23As Jehudi read three or four columns, the king would cut them off with a penknife and throw them into the fire in the brazier, until the entire scroll was con ... View more

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