15 When they had assembled their fellow Levites and consecrated themselves, they went in to purify(A) the temple of the Lord, as the king had ordered, following the word of the Lord.

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10 See, I have refined(A) you, though not as silver;
    I have tested(B) you in the furnace(C) of affliction.

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29 The bellows blow fiercely
    to burn away the lead with fire,
but the refining(A) goes on in vain;
    the wicked are not purged out.

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Therefore this is what the Lord Almighty says:

“See, I will refine(A) and test(B) them,
    for what else can I do
    because of the sin of my people?

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22 As silver is melted(A) in a furnace, so you will be melted inside her, and you will know that I the Lord have poured out my wrath(B) on you.’”(C)

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He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver;(A) he will purify(B) the Levites and refine them like gold and silver.(C) Then the Lord will have men who will bring offerings in righteousness,(D)

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