New International Version
"Son of man, the people of Israel have become dross to me; all of them are the copper, tin, iron and lead left inside a furnace. They are but the dross of silver.
King James Bible
Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross: all they are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are even the dross of silver.
Darby Bible Translation
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: they are all copper, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver.
World English Bible
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: all of them are brass and tin and iron and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are the dross of silver.
Young's Literal Translation
The house of Israel hath been to Me for dross, All of them are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, In the midst of a furnace -- dross hath silver been,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The house of Israel is to me become dross - They are all like base metal - brass, tin, iron, and lead alloyed together with silver. Ye must be put in the furnace, and subjected to the most intense fire, till your impurities are consumed away. No ordinary means will avail any thing; the most violent must be resorted to.
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"I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night. Ye that are the Lord's remembrancers, keep not silence, and give Him no rest till He make Jerusalem a praise in the earth."--ISA. lxii. 6, 7. "And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor."--ISA. lix. 16. "And I looked, and there was none to help; and I wondered, and there was none to uphold."--ISA. lxiii. 5. "There is none that calleth upon Thy name, that …
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How those who Fear Scourges and those who Contemn them are to be Admonished.
All the wicked of the earth you discard like dross; therefore I love your statutes.
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the heart.
Remove the dross from the silver, and a silversmith can produce a vessel;
Your silver has become dross, your choice wine is diluted with water.
See, I have refined you, though not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
They are all hardened rebels, going about to slander. They are bronze and iron; they all act corruptly.
How the gold has lost its luster, the fine gold become dull! The sacred gems are scattered at every street corner.
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