Ezekiel 22:17-22 NIV

17 Then the word of the LORD came to me:
18 "Son of man, the house of Israel has become dross1 to me; all of them are the copper, tin, iron and lead left inside a furnace.2 They are but the dross of silver.3

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19 Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: 'Because you have all become dross,4 I will gather you into Jerusalem.

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20 As men gather silver, copper, iron, lead and tin into a furnace to melt it with a fiery blast, so will I gather you in my anger and my wrath and put you inside the city and melt you.5

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21 I will gather you and I will blow6 on you with my fiery wrath, and you will be melted inside her.7

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22 As silver is melted8 in a furnace, so you will be melted inside her, and you will know that I the LORD have poured out my wrath9 upon you.' "10

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