Parallel Verses

Amplified

And I will bring My hand again upon you and thoroughly purge away your dross [as with lye] and take away all your tin or alloy.

New American Standard Bible

"I will also turn My hand against you, And will smelt away your dross as with lye And will remove all your alloy.

King James Version

And I will turn my hand upon thee, and purely purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin:

Holman Bible

I will turn My hand against you
and will burn away your dross completely;
I will remove all your impurities.

International Standard Version

When I turn my attention to you, I'll refine your dross as in a furnace. I'll remove all your alloy.

A Conservative Version

And I will turn my hand upon thee, and thoroughly purge away thy dross, and will take away all thy tin.

American Standard Version

and I will turn my hand upon thee, and thoroughly purge away thy dross, and will take away all thy tin;

Bible in Basic English

And my hand will again be on you, washing away what is unclean as with soap, and taking away all your false metal;

Darby Translation

And I will turn my hand upon thee, and will thoroughly purge away thy dross, and take away all thine alloy;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and I will turn my hand upon thee and according to pureness purge away thy dross and take away all thy tin;

Julia Smith Translation

And I will turn back my hand upon thee, end I will straiten thy dross according to pureness, and I will remove all thine alloy:

King James 2000

And I will turn my hand upon you, and thoroughly purge away your dross, and take away all your alloy:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I will turn my hand against you; I will purify your dross like lye, and I will remove all [of] your tin.

Modern King James verseion

And I will turn back My hand on you, and purge away your dross as with lye, and take away all your alloy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And therefore shall I lay my hand upon thee, and burn out thy dross from the finest and purest, and put out all thy lead,

NET Bible

I will attack you; I will purify your metal with flux. I will remove all your slag.

New Heart English Bible

and I will turn my hand on you, thoroughly purge away your dross, and will take away all your tin.

The Emphasized Bible

That I may turn my hand against thee, And smelt away, as with potash, thy dross, And remove all thine alloy;

Webster

And I will turn my hand upon thee, and thoroughly purge away thy dross, and take away all thy tin:

World English Bible

and I will turn my hand on you, thoroughly purge away your dross, and will take away all your tin.

Youngs Literal Translation

And I turn back My hand upon thee, And I refine as purity thy dross, And I turn aside all thy tin,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And I will turn
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

my hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

בּר 
Bor 
Usage: 1

צרף 
Tsaraph 
Usage: 33

סוּג סיגo 
Ciyg 
Usage: 8

and take away
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

References

Context Readings

Purification Of Jerusalem

24 Therefore says the Lord, the Lord of hosts, the Mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will appease Myself on My adversaries and avenge Myself on My enemies. 25 And I will bring My hand again upon you and thoroughly purge away your dross [as with lye] and take away all your tin or alloy. 26 And I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning; afterward you shall be called the City of Righteousness, the Faithful City.



Cross References

Malachi 3:3

He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and He will purify the priests, the sons of Levi, and refine them like gold and silver, that they may offer to the Lord offerings in righteousness.

Isaiah 1:22

Your silver has become dross, your wine is mixed with water.

Isaiah 4:4

After the Lord has washed away the [moral] filth of the daughters of Zion [pride, vanity, haughtiness] and has purged the bloodstains of Jerusalem from the midst of it by the spirit and blast of judgment and by the spirit and blast of burning and sifting.

Isaiah 6:11-13

Then said I, Lord, how long? And He answered, Until cities lie waste without inhabitant and houses without man, and the land is utterly desolate,

Jeremiah 6:29

The bellows blow fiercely, the lead is consumed by the fire; in vain do they continue refining, for the wicked [the dross] are not removed.

Jeremiah 9:7

Therefore thus says the Lord of hosts: Behold, I will melt them [by the process of affliction to remove the dross] and test them, for how else should I deal with the daughter of My people?

Ezekiel 20:38

And I will purge out and separate from among you the rebels and those who transgress against Me; I will bring them out of the country where they temporarily dwell, but they shall not enter the land of Israel. Then you shall know, understand, and realize that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 22:20

As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it in order to melt it, so will I gather you in My anger and in My wrath, and I will put you in and melt you.

Ezekiel 22:22

As silver is melted in the midst of the furnace, so shall you be melted in the midst of it, and you shall know, understand, and realize that I the Lord have poured out My wrath upon you [O Israel].

Zephaniah 3:11

In that day you [the congregation of Israel] shall not be put to shame for all your deeds by which you have rebelled and transgressed against Me, for then I will take away out of your midst those who exult in your majesty and pride; and you shall no more be haughty [and carry yourselves arrogantly on or] because of My holy mountain.

Zechariah 13:7-9

Awake, O sword, against My shepherd and against the man who is My associate, says the Lord of hosts; smite the shepherd and the sheep [of the flock] shall be scattered, and I will turn back My hand and stretch it out again upon the little ones [of the flock].

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing fan (shovel, fork) is in His hand, and He will thoroughly clear out and clean His threshing floor and gather and store His wheat in His barn, but the chaff He will burn up with fire that cannot be put out.

Revelation 3:19

Those whom I [dearly and tenderly] love, I tell their faults and convict and convince and reprove and chasten [I discipline and instruct them]. So be enthusiastic and in earnest and burning with zeal and repent [changing your mind and attitude].

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