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26 Bible Verses about dross

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Psalm 119:119

You remove all the wicked of the earth like dross; therefore I love your decrees.

Isaiah 30:28

His breath is like an overflowing torrent, and it rises right up to the neck, to shake the nations in the sieve of destruction, and to place in the jaws of the nations a bit that leads them astray.

Jeremiah 6:28-30

All of them are very rebellious, going around as slanderers. They're bronze and iron, and all of them are corrupt. The bellows blow fiercely to consume the lead with the fire. The assayer keeps on refining, but the impurities aren't separated out. They're called reject silver, because the LORD has rejected them.

Ezekiel 22:19-22

Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "Because all of you have become dross, watch out! I'm going to gather all of you at the center of Jerusalem, just like a smelter gathers all the silver, bronze, lead, and tin to the center of a furnace and injects fire in order to melt it, I'm going to gather you in my anger and rage, make you settle down and then I'm going to melt you down. Indeed, I'm going to gather you together and exhale the fire of my fury, and then you'll be melted from the inside out read more.
like melting silver at the center of a furnace. When you've been melted from the center out, then you'll know that I am the LORD. I'll pour out my anger on you.'"

Ezekiel 22:18

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver.

Isaiah 1:21-23

"How the faithful city has become a whore, she who used to be filled with justice! Righteousness used to reside within her, but now only murderers live there. Your silver has become dross, your best wine is diluted with water. Your princes are rebels and companions of thieves. All of them are lovers of bribes and are runners after gifts. They don't bring justice to orphans, and the widow's case never comes up for review in their court."

Ezekiel 24:11-13

Make the pot stand empty on the coals until its bronze glows red, its rust can be scoured off, and its dross completely removed. The pot wearies me, but its thick rust won't come off, even with fire. There is wickedness in your obscene conduct. Even though I've cleansed you, you uncleanness cannot be washed away. You cannot be cleansed again until my rage against you has subsided.'

Amos 9:8-10

Look! The eyes of the Lord GOD are on the sinful kingdom. I will destroy it from the face of the earth; but I will not totally destroy the house of Jacob," declares the LORD. "Look! I'm giving the order: I will sift the house of Israel throughout all the nations, as one sifts with a sieve, yet not a single kernel will reach the ground! All sinners among my people will die by the sword, especially all who are saying, "Disaster will not come upon or conquer us!'"

James 1:21

Therefore, rid yourselves of everything impure and every expression of wickedness, and with a gentle spirit welcome the word planted in you that can save your souls.

Isaiah 1:25-26

When I turn my attention to you, I'll refine your dross as in a furnace. I'll remove all your alloy. Let me restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you'll be called "The Righteous City' and "The Faithful City of Zion'.

Proverbs 25:4

Purge the dross from the silver, and material for a vessel comes forth for the silversmith.

Daniel 12:10

Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, though the wicked will continue to act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand. Nevertheless, the insightful will understand.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who will survive the day when he comes? Or who can stand when he appears? Because he's like a refiner's fire and a launderer's soap, he will sit refining and purifying silver, purifying the descendants of Levi, refining them like gold and silver. Then they'll bring a righteous offering to the LORD.

Ezekiel 36:25-27

I'll sprinkle pure water on you all, and you'll be cleansed from your impurity and from all of your idols." """I'm going to give you a new heart, and I'm going to give you a new spirit within all of your deepest parts. I'll remove that rock-hard heart of yours and replace it with one that's sensitive to me. I'll place my spirit within you, empowering you to live according to my regulations and to keep my just decrees.

Matthew 3:11-12

I am baptizing you with water as evidence of repentance, but the one who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not worthy to carry his sandals. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand. He will clean up his threshing floor and gather his grain into the barn, but he will burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

Luke 3:16-17

John replied to all of them, "I'm baptizing you with water, but one is coming who is more powerful than I, and I'm not worthy to untie his sandal straps. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand to clean up his threshing floor. He'll gather the grain into his barn, but he'll burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

Psalm 66:10-12

For you, God, tested us, to purify us like fine silver. You have led us into a trap and set burdens on our backs. You caused men to ride over us. You brought us through fire and water, but you led us to abundance.

Jeremiah 9:7

Therefore, this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "Look, I'm about to refine and test them. Because they're my people, what else can I do?

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

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Dross » Figurative

Psalm 119:119

You remove all the wicked of the earth like dross; therefore I love your decrees.

Proverbs 25:4

Purge the dross from the silver, and material for a vessel comes forth for the silversmith.

Proverbs 26:23

A clay vessel plated with a thin veneer of silver that's what smooth lips with a wicked heart are.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver. Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "Because all of you have become dross, watch out! I'm going to gather all of you at the center of Jerusalem,

Wicked people » Compared with » Dross

Psalm 119:119

You remove all the wicked of the earth like dross; therefore I love your decrees.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver. Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "Because all of you have become dross, watch out! I'm going to gather all of you at the center of Jerusalem,

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dross

Psalm 119:119

You remove all the wicked of the earth like dross; therefore I love your decrees.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

"Son of Man, Israel has become like dross to me. All of them are like remnants of bronze, tin, iron, and lead in a furnace the dross left over from smelting silver. Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says, "Because all of you have become dross, watch out! I'm going to gather all of you at the center of Jerusalem,

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