And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego fell, bound, into the furnace of blazing fire.
Look, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
Malchijah son of Harim and Hasshub son of Pahath-moab made repairs to another section, as well as to the Tower of the Ovens.
The second thanksgiving procession went to the left, and I followed it with half the people along the top of the wall, past the Tower of the Ovens to the Broad Wall,
But whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire.”
Then the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “Take handfuls of furnace soot, and Moses is to throw it toward heaven in the sight of Pharaoh.
The words of the Lord are pure words,
like silver refined in an earthen furnace,
purified seven times.
A crucible for silver, and a smelter for gold,
and a man for the words of his praise.
When the sun had set and it was dark, a smoking fire pot and a flaming torch appeared and passed between the divided animals.
His rock will pass away because of fear,
and his officers will be afraid because of the signal flag.This is the Lord’s declaration—whose fire is in Zion and whose furnace is in Jerusalem.
But the Lord selected you and brought you out of Egypt’s iron furnace to be a people for His inheritance, as you are today.
1 Kings 8:51
For they are Your people and Your inheritance;
You brought them out of Egypt,
out of the middle of an iron furnace.
A crucible for silver, and a smelter for gold,
and the Lord is the tester of hearts.
which I commanded your ancestors when I brought them out of the land of Egypt, out of the iron furnace.’ I declared: ‘Obey Me, and do everything that I command you, and you will be My people, and I will be your God,’
They will throw them into the blazing furnace where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
He looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah and all the land of the plain, and he saw that smoke was going up from the land like the smoke of a furnace.
You will make them burn
like a fiery furnace when you appear;
the Lord will engulf them in His wrath,
and fire will devour them.
The word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me. All of them are copper, tin, iron, and lead inside the furnace; they are the dross of silver. Therefore, this is what the Lord God says: Because all of you have become dross, I am about to gather you into Jerusalem. read more.
Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you. Yes, I will gather you together and blow on you with the fire of My fury, and you will be melted within the city. As silver is melted inside a furnace, so you will be melted inside the city. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have poured out My wrath on you.”
“For indeed, the day is coming, burning like a furnace, when all the arrogant and everyone who commits wickedness will become stubble. The coming day will consume them,” says the Lord of Hosts, “not leaving them root or branches.
and throw them into the blazing furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
He opened the shaft of the abyss, and smoke came up out of the shaft like smoke from a great furnace so that the sun and the air were darkened by the smoke from the shaft.
Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you.
As silver is melted inside a furnace, so you will be melted inside the city. Then you will know that I, Yahweh, have poured out My wrath on you.”
Mount Sinai was completely enveloped in smoke because the Lord came down on it in fire. Its smoke went up like the smoke of a furnace, and the whole mountain shook violently.
Look, I have created the craftsman
who blows on the charcoal fire
and produces a weapon suitable for its task;
and I have created the destroyer to cause havoc.
“Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross to Me. All of them are copper, tin, iron, and lead inside the furnace; they are the dross of silver.
Whoever does not fall down and worship will be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire.
Now if you’re ready, when you hear the sound of the horn, flute, zither, lyre, harp, drum, and every kind of music, fall down and worship the statue I made. But if you don’t worship it, you will immediately be thrown into a furnace of blazing fire—and who is the god who can rescue you from my power?”
If the God we serve exists, then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king.
So these men, in their trousers, robes, head coverings, and other clothes, were tied up and thrown into the furnace of blazing fire.
Nebuchadnezzar then approached the door of the furnace of blazing fire and called: “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, you servants of the Most High God—come out!” So Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego came out of the fire.
If that’s how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and thrown into the furnace tomorrow, won’t He do much more for you—you of little faith?
If that’s how God clothes the grass, which is in the field today and is thrown into the furnace tomorrow, how much more will He do for you—you of little faith?
His feet were like fine bronze as it is fired in a furnace, and His voice like the sound of cascading waters.
So they took furnace soot and stood before Pharaoh. Moses threw it toward heaven, and it became festering boils on man and beast.
2 Samuel 12:31
He removed the people who were in the city and put them to work with saws, iron picks, and iron axes, and to labor at brickmaking. He did the same to all the Ammonite cities. Then he and all his troops returned to Jerusalem.
For my days vanish like smoke,
and my bones burn like a furnace.