Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
By this therefore shall the iniquity of Jacob be purged; and this is all the fruit to take away his sin; when he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in sunder, the groves and images shall not stand up.
Therefore, Declareth the Lord Yahweh of hosts, The Mighty One of Israel, - Alas! I must appease me on mine adversaries, I must avenge me on mine enemies
When My Lord shall have bathed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, And the blood-guiltiness of Jerusalem, he shall wash away out of her midst, - By the spirit of judgment, and By the spirit of thorough cleansing,
Lo! I have refined thee, but not as silver, - I have tested thee, in a smelting-pot of affliction.
Before I was afflicted, I myself was going astray, but, now, thy word, have I kept.
Blows that out in, cleanse away wickedness, and, smitings, enter the chambers of the inner man.
My son, eat thou honey, because it is good, - and droppings from the comb because they are sweet to thy palate:
and, of them who make wise, some shall be brought low, to refine them, and to purify and make white, up to the time of the end, - for yet is it for an appointed time.
But who may endure the day of his coming? And who is he that can stand when he appeareth? For he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' alkali;
1 Corinthians 11:32
But, being brought under judgment, by the Lord, are we being disciplined, lest, with the world, we should be condemned.
For, whom the Lord loveth, he doth, discipline, and scourgeth every son whom he doth welcome home.
For they shall turn pale on account of the oaks which ye desired, - And ye shall blush on account of the gardens which ye had chosen;
For, a day of Yahweh of hosts, shall be - Upon every one who is high and lofty, - And upon every one who is lifted up, And he shall be brought low;
And he shall not look unto the altars the work of his own hands, - Nor to what his own fingers have made, shall his eye be turned, Whether Sacred Stems or Sun-pillars.
Ephraim saith - What to me any more are idols? I, have answered, and have closely observed him, I, am like a fir-tree that is green, From me, is thy fruit found.
And I will cut off thine images and thy pillars out of thy midst, - and thou shalt not bow thyself down, any more, to the work of thine own hands;
And it shall come to pass, in that day, declareth Yahweh of hosts, That I will cut off the names of idols out of the land, and they shall not be remembered any more, - Moreover also, even the prophets and the spirit of impurity, will I cause to pass away out of the land.
2 Chronicles 14:5
and removed from all the cities of Judah, the high places, and the sun-images, - and the kingdom became quiet before him.
2 Chronicles 34:4
And they threw down before him, the altars of the Baalim, and, the sun-pillars which were on high above them, he hewed down, - and, the Sacred Stems and the carved images and the molten images, brake he in pieces and ground to dust, and tossed over the face of the graves, of them who had been sacrificing unto them.
And I will bring you forth from among the peoples, And gather you together out of the lands, throughout which ye have been dispersed, With t strong hand and With an outstretched arm, and With outpoured indignation;
And will cut off incantations, out of thy hand, - and, users of hidden arts, shalt thou not have;