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Psalms 119:119


You remove all the wicked of the earth like slag. 1  Therefore I love your rules. 2 


1Sa 15:23; Ps 119:111,126-128; Jer 6:30; Eze 22:18-22; Mal 3:2,3; Mt 3:12; Mt 7:23; Mt 13:40-42,49,50

NET © Notes

sn Traditionally “dross” (so KJV, ASV, NIV). The metaphor comes from metallurgy; “slag” is the substance left over after the metallic ore has been refined.

sn As he explains in the next verse, the psalmist’s fear of judgment motivates him to obey God’s rules.

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