1 Kings 8:51

For they are your people, and your inheritance, which you brought forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Iron. This expression is often used to denote the rigour of the Egyptian bondage, Deuteronomy iv. 20. Thus Homer says, that Mars was shut up for thirteen months in a barrel (or prison) of brass. (Iliad E.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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