4351 refining

4351 refining

The process of heating metals to high temperatures in order to burn away impurities. It is often used in a metaphorical sense to depict God refining his people to get rid of impurities in their faith.

Precious metals produced by refining

Ps 12:6 See also 1Ch 28:14-18; 1Ch 29:3-5; Job 28:1-2; 1Pe 1:7; Rev 3:18

God refines his people

Refining involves suffering Ps 66:10-12 See also Isa 48:9-11; Jer 9:7-9

Refining for purging and purification Zec 13:8-9 See also Jer 6:27-30; Da 11:35; Da 12:10; Mal 3:2-4

See also

4303metals
4324dross
4333gold
4345metalworkers
4348mining
4363silver
4826fire
7416purification
8325purity
8832testing

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