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Theasaurus: Refining

15 Bible Verses about Refining

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1 Chronicles 28:14-18

He gave gold by weight for that of gold, for all the vessels of each manner of service; silver also for all the vessels of silver by weight, for all the vessels of each service. Gold by weight for the lampstands of gold, and for their lamps of gold, by weight for every lampstand, and for its lamps; and for the lampstands of silver by weight, both for the lampstand and also for its lamps, according to the service of each lampstand. And by weight he gave gold for the tables of showbread, for each table; and, likewise, silver for the tables of silver.read more.
Also pure gold for the fleshhooks and the bowls and the cups, and for the golden covers he gave gold by weight for every basin; and likewise silver by weight for every basin of silver; and for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the pattern of the chariot of the cherubim, that spread out their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

1 Chronicles 29:3-5

Moreover, because I have my delight in the house of my God, I have in my own treasury, gold and silver, which I have given to the house of my God, over and above all that I have prepared for the house of the sanctuary: three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses; the gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of the workmen. And who then is willing to consecrate the offering of his hands today unto the LORD?

Job 28:1-2

Surely there is a mine for the silver, and a place for gold where they refine it. Iron is taken out of the dust, and bronze is melted out of the stone.

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.

Isaiah 48:9-11

For my name's sake I will defer my anger, and for my praise I will wait patiently for thee that I not cut thee off. Behold, I have refined thee, and not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, I will do it, for how should my name be profaned? and I will not give my glory unto another.

Jeremiah 9:7-9

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? Their tongue is as a sharp arrow; it speaks deceit: one speaks peaceably to his neighbour with his mouth but in heart he lays in wait. Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD; shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?

Zechariah 13:8-9

And it shall come to pass that in all the land, said the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off in her and shall be lost; but the third shall be left therein. 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.

Jeremiah 6:27-30

I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people; thou shalt know and examine their way. 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.read more.
Reprobate silver shall men call them because the LORD has rejected them.

Daniel 11:35

And some of the wise shall fall to be purged and cleaned and made white, even to the time of the end because even for this there is time appointed.

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 3:2-4

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. Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem shall be pleasant unto the LORD as in the days of old and as in former years.

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Refining » Figurative » Of the corrective judgments of God

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.

Isaiah 1:25

and I will turn my hand upon thee and according to pureness purge away thy dross and take away all thy tin;

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?

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.

Refining » The lord refining

Zechariah 13:7-9

Awake, O sword, upon the pastor and upon the man that is my fellow, said the LORD of the hosts; smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered; and I will turn my hand upon the little ones. And it shall come to pass that in all the land, said the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off in her and shall be lost; but the third shall be left therein. 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.

Malachi 3:1-3

Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, and the angel of the covenant, whom ye desire: behold, he comes, said the LORD of the hosts. 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.

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

Refining » Of gold

1 Chronicles 28:18

and for the altar of incense refined gold by weight; and gold for the pattern of the chariot of the cherubim, that spread out their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of the LORD.

Refining » Of wine

Isaiah 25:6

And in this mountain the LORD of the hosts shall make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of purified wines, of fat things full of marrow, of purified liquids.

Refining » Of silver

1 Chronicles 29:4

three thousand talents of gold, of the gold of Ophir, and seven thousand talents of refined silver, to overlay the walls of the houses;

Spiritual » Refining » The refining influence of afflictions

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.

Isaiah 1:25

and I will turn my hand upon thee and according to pureness purge away thy dross and take away all thy tin;

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Refining Influences Of Affliction

Isaiah 1:25

and I will turn my hand upon thee and according to pureness purge away thy dross and take away all thy tin;