New American Standard Bible
(for they are Your people and Your inheritance which You have brought forth from Egypt, from the midst of the iron furnace),
King James Bible
For they be thy people, and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron:
Darby Bible Translation
(for they are thy people, and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron) --
World English Bible
(for they are your people, and your inheritance, which you brought forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron);
Young's Literal Translation
(for Thy people and Thy inheritance are they, whom Thou didst bring out of Egypt, out of the midst of the furnace of iron) --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The furnace of iron - Egypt is so called as a place of severe trial and affliction.
In our yard, a few feet from the door, stands an apple-tree. In the early spring I watched its swelling buds from day to day. Soon they burst forth into snowy blossoms, beautifying the tree, and filling the air with their fragrance. There was the promise of a bountiful crop of fruit. In a few days the petals had fallen like a belated snow. As the leaves unfolded and grew larger, there appeared here and there a little apple that gave promise of maturing into full-ripened fruit. But, alas! how few …
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Then Moses entreated the LORD his God, and said, "O LORD, why does Your anger burn against Your people whom You have brought out from the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?
"Why should the Egyptians speak, saying, 'With evil intent He brought them out to kill them in the mountains and to destroy them from the face of the earth '? Turn from Your burning anger and change Your mind about doing harm to Your people.
"But the LORD has taken you and brought you out of the iron furnace, from Egypt, to be a people for His own possession, as today.
"I prayed to the LORD and said, 'O Lord GOD, do not destroy Your people, even Your inheritance, whom You have redeemed through Your greatness, whom You have brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
'Yet they are Your people, even Your inheritance, whom You have brought out by Your great power and Your outstretched arm.'
"For the LORD'S portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His inheritance.
Save Your people and bless Your inheritance; Be their shepherd also, and carry them forever.
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