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15 Bible Verses about Refining

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1 Chronicles 28:14-18

David also transferred to him by weight the gold that was to be used to craft the service utensils, the silver that was to be used to craft the service utensils, the gold for the golden lamp stands and their lamps, the silver for a lamp stand and its lamps (each according to its intended use in the service), the gold by weight for each table of the rows of bread, the silver for the silver tables, read more.
pure gold for the forks, the basins, the cups, the golden bowls (along with enough gold by weight for each one), enough weight for each of the silver bowls, refined gold for the altar of incense, by weight, along with his plans for crafting the golden chariot for the cherubim that spread out their wings to cover the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 29:3-5

"In addition to everything that I have supplied for the Temple, it pleases me to provide my own treasure of gold and silver, so because of my love for the Temple of my God I hereby give to the Temple of my God the following: 3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple and for all the work to be undertaken by skilled artists, gold for what is to be made of gold, and silver for what is to be made of silver. Who then, will be dedicating the productivity of his own work to the LORD today?"

Job 28:1-2

"Surely there are mines for silver and places where gold is refined. Iron is taken from the ground; and copper is smelted from ore.

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.

Isaiah 48:9-11

I defer my anger for my name's sake, and as my first act I'm restraining it for you, so as not to cut you off. Look, I have refined you, but not like silver; I have purified you in the furnace of affliction. For my own sake Yes, for my own sake! I'm doing it; indeed, how can I be profaned? Furthermore, I won't give my glory to another."

Jeremiah 9:7-9

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? Their tongue is a deadly arrow that speaks deceit. With his mouth a person says, "Peace,' to his friend, but inwardly he sets a trap for him. Should I not punish them for these things?" asks the LORD, "and should I not avenge myself on a nation like this?"

Zechariah 13:8-9

It will come about in all of the land," declares the LORD, "that two thirds of the people living there will die, but a third will survive who live there. 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.'"

Jeremiah 6:27-30

"I've made you an assayer of my people, as well as a fortress. You know how to test their way." 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.read more.
They're called reject silver, because the LORD has rejected them.

Daniel 11:35

Some of the insightful will fall so they may be refined, purged, and purified until the time of the end, since it will surely come about.'"

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 3:2-4

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. Then the offering to the LORD by Judah and Jerusalem will be acceptable as it was in the past, even as in former years.

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Refining » Figurative » Of the corrective judgments of God

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.'"

Isaiah 1:25

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

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?

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.

Refining » The lord refining

Zechariah 13:7-9

"Arise, sword, against my shepherd, against the mighty one who is related to me," declares the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. "Strike the shepherd, the sheep will be scattered, and I will turn against the insignificant ones. It will come about in all of the land," declares the LORD, "that two thirds of the people living there will die, but a third will survive who live there. 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.'"

Malachi 3:1-3

"Watch out! I'm sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly, the LORD you are looking for will come to his Temple. He is the messenger of the covenant whom you desire. Watch out! He is coming!" says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies. 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.

Refining » Figurative » Of the purity of the word of God

Refining » Of gold

1 Chronicles 28:18

refined gold for the altar of incense, by weight, along with his plans for crafting the golden chariot for the cherubim that spread out their wings to cover the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD.

Refining » Of wine

Isaiah 25:6

"On this mountain, the LORD of the Heavenly Armies will prepare for all nations a banquet of rich food, a banquet of well-aged wines rich food full of marrow, and refined wines of the finest vintage

Refining » Of silver

1 Chronicles 29:4

3,000 gold talents imported from Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for gilding the walls of the Temple

Spiritual » Refining » The refining influence of afflictions

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.'"

Isaiah 1:25

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

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Refining Influences Of Affliction

23;1;25

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

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