Comparison: 3 Nephi 24:3 -> Malachi 3:3

3 Nephi 24:3 (1830 edition page 504) Malachi 3:3
And he shall sit as a refiner and purifyer of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the Lord an offering in righteousness.— And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.