5321 furnace

5321 furnace

A closed fireplace made of brick or stone for domestic or industrial usage. Used figuratively, it represents God’s presence, testing and judgment.

Everyday use of furnaces

As a stove or oven Ne 3:11; Ne 12:38; La 5:10; Da 3:6

As a kiln Ex 9:8

For smelting metals Ps 12:6; Pr 27:21

Figurative use of furnaces

As a symbol of God’s majestic presence Ge 15:17; Isa 31:9

As a symbol of affliction and testing Isa 48:10 See also Dt 4:20; 1Ki 8:51; Pr 17:3; Jer 11:4

As a symbol of God’s wrath Mt 13:42 See also Ge 19:28; Ps 21:9; Eze 22:17-22; Mal 4:1; Mt 13:50; Rev 9:2

See also

4336iron
4345metalworkers
4351refining
4372tin
4826fire
4829heat
5435ovens
5560suffering
8832testing
9510hell

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