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Theasaurus: Dross

27 Bible Verses about dross

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Psalm 119:119

Thou dost cause all the wicked of the earth to come undone like dross; therefore I have loved thy testimonies.

Isaiah 30:28

And his Spirit, as an overflowing stream, shall break even unto the neck to sift the Gentiles with the sieve of vanity and to put a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.

Jeremiah 6:28-30

They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters. The bellows are burned; the lead is consumed of the fire; the founder melts in vain; for the wicked are not plucked away. Reprobate silver shall men call them because the LORD has rejected them.

Ezekiel 22:19-22

Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem. 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 my anger and in my fury, and I will cause you to rest, and melt you. I will gather you and blow upon you in the fire of my wrath, and ye shall be melted in the midst thereof.read more.
As silver is melted in the midst of the furnace, so shall ye be melted in the midst thereof; and ye shall know that I the LORD have poured out my fury upon you.

Ezekiel 22:18

Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver.

Isaiah 1:21-23

How is the faithful city become a harlot! It was full of judgment; righteousness lodged in it, but now murderers. Thy silver is become dross, thy wine mixed with water: Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.

Ezekiel 24:11-13

setting afterward the empty pot upon the coals thereof that it may become red hot and may burn and that the filthiness of it may be molten in it, that the scum of it may be consumed. In fraud she has become weary, and her great scum did not go forth out of her; her scum shall be in the fire. In thy perverse filthiness thou shalt die because I have cleansed thee, and thou didst not cleanse thyself from thy uncleanness; thou shalt never cleanse thyself again, until I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.

Amos 9:8-10

Behold, the eyes of the Lord GOD are against the sinful kingdom, and I will destroy it from off the face of the earth saving that I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob, said the LORD. For, behold, I will command, and I will cause the house of Israel to be sifted among all the Gentiles like as the grain is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall to the earth. All the sinners of my people shall die by the sword, who say, For our sake the evil shall not come near nor overtake us.

James 1:21

So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.

Isaiah 1:25-26

and I will turn my hand upon thee and according to pureness purge away thy dross and take away all thy tin; and I will restore thy judges as at the first and thy counsellors as at the beginning; afterward thou shalt be called The city of righteousness, the faithful city.

Proverbs 25:4

Take away the dross from the silver, and a vessel shall come forth for the finer.

Daniel 12:10

Many shall be purified and made white and purged, but the wicked shall get worse; and none of the wicked shall understand, but the wise shall understand.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who may abide the time of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he shall be like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap: And he shall sit to refine and to purify the silver: for he shall purify the sons of Levi and purge them as gold and silver that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.

Ezekiel 36:25-27

And I will sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be cleansed from all your filthiness, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. And I will give you a new heart, and a new spirit will I put within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit within you and cause you to walk in my commandments, and ye shall keep my rights, and do them.

Matthew 3:11-12

I indeed baptize you in water unto repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire, whose fan is in his hand; and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with fire that shall never be quenched.

Luke 3:16-17

John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you in water, but one mightier than I comes, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire; whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his threshing floor and will gather the wheat into his storehouse, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

Psalm 66:10-12

For thou, O God, hast proved us; thou hast refined us as silver is refined. Thou didst bring us into the net; thou didst lay affliction upon our loins. Thou hast placed a man over our head; we went through fire and through water, but thou didst bring us out into abundance.

Jeremiah 9:7

Therefore thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, Behold, I will melt them and try them; for how shall I do for the daughter of my people?

Zechariah 13:9

And I will put the third part into the fire and will refine them as silver is refined and will try them as gold is tried; He shall call on my name, and I will hear him; I will say, My people, and he shall say, The LORD is my God.

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Dross » Figurative

Psalm 119:119

Thou dost cause all the wicked of the earth to come undone like dross; therefore I have loved thy testimonies.

Proverbs 25:4

Take away the dross from the silver, and a vessel shall come forth for the finer.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver. Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.

Wicked people » Compared with » Dross

Psalm 119:119

Thou dost cause all the wicked of the earth to come undone like dross; therefore I have loved thy testimonies.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver. Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Dross

Psalm 119:119

Thou dost cause all the wicked of the earth to come undone like dross; therefore I have loved thy testimonies.

Ezekiel 22:18-19

Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross; they are all brass and tin and iron and lead in the midst of the furnace; they are become the dross of silver. Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because ye are all become dross, behold, therefore I will gather you into the midst of Jerusalem.