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The idea that King Noah’s life was to be valued “as a garment in a hot furnace” is a type of simile curse. He would suffer death by fire, which was a just punishment for the wicked.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Tvedtnes, John A.
"“As a Garment in a Hot Furnace”,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 6
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol6/iss1/9