A cord weighted with lead that is used in building to check that vertical structures are true. It is used symbolically to refer to the divine standard against which God, the builder of his people, tests and judges them. It also symbolises the standards by which God will rebuild his people.
The plumb-line as the measuring tool of a structure
God’s plumb-line reveals the nation’s failure
God will rebuild his people
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