25I will turn my hand against you;
I will smelt away your dross as with lye
and remove all your alloy.
3he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the descendants of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, until they present offerings ... View more
10See, I have refined you, but not like silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of adversity.
29The bellows blow fiercely,
the lead is consumed by the fire;
in vain the refining goes on,
for the wicked are not removed.
6Oppression upon oppression, deceit upon deceit!
They refuse to know me, says the Lord.
6The promises of the Lord are promises that are pure,
silver refined in a furnace on the ground,
purified seven times.