Ezekiel 22:20
New International Version
As silver, copper, iron, lead and tin are gathered into a furnace to be melted with a fiery blast, so will I gather you in my anger and my wrath and put you inside the city and melt you.

New Living Translation
Just as silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin are melted down in a furnace, I will melt you down in the heat of my fury.

English Standard Version
As one gathers silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into a furnace, to blow the fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will put you in and melt you.

Berean Study Bible
Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to melt with a fiery blast, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, leave you there, and melt you.

King James Bible
As they gather silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, and tin, into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so will I gather you in mine anger and in my fury, and I will leave you there, and melt you.

New King James Version
As men gather silver, bronze, iron, lead, and tin into the midst of a furnace, to blow fire on it, to melt it; so I will gather you in My anger and in My fury, and I will leave you there and melt you.

New American Standard Bible
As they gather silver, bronze, iron, lead, and tin into the smelting furnace to blow fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in My anger and in My wrath, and I will place you there and melt you.

NASB 1995
As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the furnace to blow fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in My anger and in My wrath and I will lay you there and melt you.

NASB 1977
‘As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the furnace to blow fire on it in order to melt it, so I shall gather you in My anger and in My wrath, and I shall lay you there and melt you.

Amplified Bible
As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the furnace to blow fire on it in order to melt it, so I will gather you in My anger and in My wrath, and I will put you there and melt you.

Christian Standard Bible
Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in my anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to blow fire on them and melt them, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, put you inside, and melt you.

American Standard Version
As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so will I gather you in mine anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
As silver and brass and iron and tin and lead are collected within a furnace, and they blow fire on them that they would be melted, thus I shall gather you in my passion and in my anger I shall melt you

Brenton Septuagint Translation
As silver, and brass, and iron, and tin, and lead, are gathered into the midst of the furnace, to blow fire into it, that they may be melted: so will I take you in my wrath, and I will gather and melt you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As they gather silver, and brass, and tin, and iron, and lead in the midst of the furnace: that I may kindle a fire in it to melt it: so will I gather you together in my fury and in my wrath, and will take my rest, and I will melt you down.

English Revised Version
As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so will I gather you in mine anger and in my fury, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

Good News Translation
in the same way that the ore of silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin is put in a refining furnace. My anger and rage will melt them the way fire melts ore.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
People gather silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin together in a smelting furnace to melt them with a fiery blast. In the same way, in my anger and fury I will gather you and put you in the city. I will melt you there.

International Standard Version
just like a smelter gathers all the silver, bronze, lead, and tin to the center of a furnace and injects fire in order to melt it, I'm going to gather you in my anger and rage, make you settle down—and then I'm going to melt you down.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire upon it, to melt it; so will I gather you in Mine anger and in My fury, and I will cast you in, and melt you.

Literal Standard Version
A gathering of silver, and bronze, and iron, and lead, and tin, Into the midst of a furnace—to blow fire on it, to melt it, So I gather in My anger and in My fury, And I have let rest, and have melted you.

NET Bible
As silver, bronze, iron, lead, and tin are gathered in a furnace so that the fire can melt them, so I will gather you in my anger and in my rage. I will deposit you there and melt you.

New Heart English Bible
As they gather silver and bronze and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

World English Bible
As they gather silver and brass and iron and lead and tin into the midst of the furnace, to blow the fire on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my wrath, and I will lay you there, and melt you.

Young's Literal Translation
A gathering of silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, and tin, Unto the midst of a furnace -- to blow on it fire, to melt it, So do I gather in Mine anger and in My fury, And I have let rest, and have melted you.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Refining Furnace
19Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘Because all of you have become dross, behold, I will gather you into Jerusalem. 20Just as one gathers silver, copper, iron, lead, and tin into the furnace to melt with a fiery blast, so I will gather you in My anger and wrath, leave you there, and melt you. 21Yes, I will gather you together and blow on you with the fire of My wrath, and you will be melted within the city.…

Cross References
Isaiah 1:25
I will turn My hand against you; I will thoroughly purge your dross; I will remove all your impurities.

Jeremiah 8:13
I will take away their harvest, declares the LORD. There will be no grapes on the vine, nor figs on the tree, and even the leaf will wither. Whatever I have given them will be lost to them."

Ezekiel 21:31
I will pour out My anger upon you; I will breathe the fire of My fury against you; I will hand you over to brutal men, skilled in destruction.

Ezekiel 22:19
Therefore this is what the Lord GOD says: 'Because all of you have become dross, behold, I will gather you into Jerusalem.

Ezekiel 22:21
Yes, I will gather you together and blow on you with the fire of My wrath, and you will be melted within the city.

Ezekiel 22:31
So I have poured out My indignation upon them and consumed them with the fire of My fury. I have brought their ways down upon their own heads, declares the Lord GOD."

Ezekiel 36:18
So I poured out My wrath upon them because of the blood they had shed on the land, and because they had defiled it with their idols.


Treasury of Scripture

As they gather silver, and brass, and iron, and lead, and tin, into the middle of the furnace, to blow the fire on it, to melt it; so will I gather you in my anger and in my fury, and I will leave you there, and melt you.

As they gather.

Ezekiel 22:21
Yea, I will gather you, and blow upon you in the fire of my wrath, and ye shall be melted in the midst thereof.

Ezekiel 21:31,32
And I will pour out mine indignation upon thee, I will blow against thee in the fire of my wrath, and deliver thee into the hand of brutish men, and skilful to destroy…

Isaiah 54:16
Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy.

in mine

Ezekiel 24:13
In thy filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged thee, and thou wast not purged, thou shalt not be purged from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon thee.

Jeremiah 4:11,12,20
At that time shall it be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A dry wind of the high places in the wilderness toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse, …









(20) I will leave you there.--Better, I will cast you in.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Just as one gathers
קְבֻ֣צַת (qə·ḇu·ṣaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6910: A gathering

silver,
כֶּ֡סֶף (ke·sep̄)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3701: Silver, money

copper,
וּ֠נְחֹשֶׁת (ū·nə·ḥō·šeṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5178: Copper, something made of that metal, coin, a fetter, base

iron,
וּבַרְזֶ֨ל (ū·ḇar·zel)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1270: Iron, an iron implement

lead,
וְעוֹפֶ֤רֶת (wə·‘ō·w·p̄e·reṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 5777: Lead (a metal)

and tin
וּבְדִיל֙ (ū·ḇə·ḏîl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 913: Alloy, tin, dross

into
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the furnace
כּ֔וּר (kūr)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3564: Smelting pot or furnace

to melt
לְהַנְתִּ֑יךְ (lə·han·tîḵ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5413: To pour forth, be poured out

with a fiery
אֵ֖שׁ (’êš)
Noun - common singular
Strong's 784: A fire

blast,
לָפַֽחַת־ (lā·p̄a·ḥaṯ-)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 5301: To breathe, blow

so
כֵּ֤ן (kên)
Adverb
Strong's 3651: So -- thus

I will gather
אֶקְבֹּץ֙ (’eq·bōṣ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 6908: To gather, collect

you in My anger
בְּאַפִּ֣י (bə·’ap·pî)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 639: The nose, nostril, the face, a person, ire

and wrath,
וּבַחֲמָתִ֔י (ū·ḇa·ḥă·mā·ṯî)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 2534: Heat, anger, poison

leave [you] [there],
וְהִנַּחְתִּ֥י (wə·hin·naḥ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3240: Bestow, cast down, lay down, up, leave off, let alone remain, pacify, place,

and melt
וְהִתַּכְתִּ֖י (wə·hit·taḵ·tî)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 5413: To pour forth, be poured out

you.
אֶתְכֶֽם׃ (’eṯ·ḵem)
Direct object marker | second person masculine plural
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case


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