Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As they gather silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, and tin, into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so will I gather you in mine anger and in my fury, and I will leave you there, and melt you.
Yea I will gather you together, and blow upon you, with the fire of my wrath, - And ye shall be melted in the midst thereof:
Then will I pour out upon thee mine indignation, With the fire of mine outburst, will I blow upon thee; and will deliver thee up into the hand of brutish men, skilled to destroy.
Lo! I, have created the smith, who bloweth up a fire of coals, And who bringeth forth an instrument for his work, - And, I, have created the waster to destroy:
In thine uncleanness, is lewdness; be- cause I purified thee and thou wast not purified, from thine uncleanness, thou shalt not be purified any more, until I have let mine indignation rest upon thee.
At that time, shall it be said of this people and of Jerusalem, - The sharp wind of the bare heights in the desert, cometh towards the daughter of my people, - not to winnow nor to cleanse.
Gather the pieces thereof into it, Every good piece thigh and shoulder, With the choice of the bones, fill it: