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Isaiah 1:25 (c) Probably this metal is used as a picture of hypocrisy. It looks like silver, it resembles it in appearance, but is inferior.

Ezekiel 22:18 (c) Again this metal is probably used as a picture of hypocrisy. The melting point of silver isa1761degrees, but the melting point of tin isa449 degrees. It is very easily destroyed by heat, and is not permanent as silver would be. The Lord thus diagnoses the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Tin'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. 1957.

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