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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Often portable, Genesis 15:17 . They were used for melting the precious metals, Proverbs 17:3 . The furnace into which Daniel's three friends were cast was large, and remained open after they were cast in, Daniel 3:1-30 . The fearful punishment spoken of in Jeremiah 29:22 is still used in the East. The word furnace is used to illustrate a state of oppression, Deuteronomy 4:20 , and of affliction, Isaiah 48:10 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Furnaces'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/f/furnaces.html. 1859.