INTERPRETING

METALS

 

Brass: Judgment of sin; hardness of heart; Word of God; strength; Christ’s glory; willful disobedience; judged; man’s word; replacement. (Ex. 26: 19; Num. 21: 9; Rev. 1: 15; Is. 48: 4; Heb. 13: 10-13; Ex. 27: 13; 1 Corinthians; 13: 1; 2 Chron. 12: 10)

Gold: The riches of the glory of God; enduring capacity of the believer as overcomer; unchanging holiness; wisdom; glory; righteousness; glorifying self when used as adornment or as idol worship. (Lam. 4: 2; Ps. 19: 10, 119: 72; Rev. 3: 18, 21: 18. 21; 1 Cor. 3: 12; Ex. 20: 23; Is. 40: 19; Job 22: 25)

Iron: Also Steel: Power; strongholds; stubborn; strength; blight; strict rules; crushing power; judgment. (Rev. 2: 27; Du. 28: 23; 48; Dan. 2: 40)

Lead: Heaviness; burden; sinfulness. (Zech. 5: 8; Ex. 15: 10)

Silver:  Understanding; knowledge; purity; cleanliness; redemption; idolatry; Words of God; promises of God; worldly knowledge; cleansed and ready for use; very precious to God; used as betrayal; furnace of adversity. (Proverbs 2: 3-4; Ex. 26: 19; Gen. 37: 28; Judges 17: 4; 1 Kings 7: 51; Ez. 7: 19-20; Matt. 26: 15; Is. 1: 22; Acts 19: 24; 1 Cor. 3: 12; Job 28: 1; Ps. 12: 6)

Tin: Cheap; flimsy; imitation; dross. (Is. 1: 25; 51: 17-22; Ez. 22: 18-19; Ps. 75: 8; 119: 119)

 

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