And I
Zechariah 13:7-9
7
Sword, awake against My shepherd, against the man who is My associate-- the declaration of the LORD of Hosts. Strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered; I will also turn My hand against the little ones.
8
In the whole land-- the LORD's declaration-- two-thirds will be cut off and die, but a third will be left in it.
9
I will put this third through the fire; I will refine them as silver is refined and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say: They are My people, and they will say: The LORD is our God."
Revelation 3:19
As many as I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be committed and repent.
purge
Isaiah 1:22
Your silver has become dross, your beer is diluted with water.
Isaiah 4:4
when the Lord has washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion and cleansed the bloodguilt from the heart of Jerusalem by a spirit of judgment and a spirit of burning.
Isaiah 6:11-13
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Then I said, "Until when, Lord?" And He replied: Until cities lie in ruins without inhabitants, houses are without people, the land is ruined and desolate,
12
and the LORD drives the people far away, leaving great emptiness in the land.
13
Though a tenth will remain in the land, it will be burned again. Like the terebinth or the oak, which leaves a stump when felled, the holy seed is the stump.
Jeremiah 6:29
The bellows blow, blasting the lead with fire. The refining is completely in vain; the evil ones are not separated out.
Jeremiah 9:7
Therefore, this is what the LORD of Hosts says: I am about to refine them and test them, for what else can I do because of My dear people?
Ezekiel 20:38
And I will also purge you of those who rebel and transgress against Me. I will bring them out of the land where they live as foreign residents, but they will not enter the land of Israel. Then you will know that I am the LORD.
Zephaniah 3:11
On that day you will not be put to shame because of everything you have done in rebelling against Me. For then I will remove your boastful braggarts from among you, and you will never again be haughty on My holy mountain.
Malachi 3:3
He will be like a refiner and purifier of silver; He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver. Then they will present offerings to the LORD in righteousness.
Matthew 3:12
His winnowing shovel is in His hand, and He will clear His threshing floor and gather His wheat into the barn. But the chaff He will burn up with fire that never goes out."