25 I will turn my hand against you;[a](A)
    I will thoroughly purge(B) away your dross(C)
    and remove all your impurities.(D)

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  1. Isaiah 1:25 That is, against Jerusalem
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By this, then, will Jacob’s guilt be atoned(A) for,
    and this will be the full fruit of the removal of his sin:(B)
When he makes all the altar stones(C)
    to be like limestone crushed to pieces,
no Asherah poles[a](D) or incense altars(E)
    will be left standing.

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  1. Isaiah 27:9 That is, wooden symbols of the goddess Asherah
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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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35 Some of the wise will stumble, so that they may be refined,(A) purified and made spotless until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time.

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