Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

New American Standard Bible

“Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

King James Version

Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Holman Bible

Look, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

International Standard Version

Look, I have refined you, but not like silver; I have purified you in the furnace of affliction.

A Conservative Version

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver. I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Amplified


“Indeed, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested and chosen you in the furnace of affliction.

Bible in Basic English

See, I have been testing you for myself like silver; I have put you through the fire of trouble.

Darby Translation

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, I purified thee and not with silver; I chose thee in the furnace of affliction.

King James 2000

Behold, I have refined you, but not with silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Look! I have refined you, but not like silver; I have chosen you in [the] furnace of misery.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, I have refined you, but not with silver; I have chosen you in the furnace of affliction.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, I have purged thee, and not for money. I have chosen thee in the fire of poverty;

NET Bible

Look, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have purified you in the furnace of misery.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have chosen you in the furnace of affliction.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! I have refined thee, but not as silver, - I have tested thee, in a smelting-pot of affliction.

Webster

Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

World English Bible

Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have chosen you in the furnace of affliction.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, I have refined thee, and not with silver, I have chosen thee in a furnace of affliction.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צרף 
Tsaraph 
Usage: 33

thee, but not with silver
כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

thee in the furnace
כּוּר 
Kuwr 
Usage: 9

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 48:10

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Images Isaiah 48:10

Context Readings

Yahweh Refines Stubborn Israel

9 For my name's sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain for thee, that I cut thee not off. 10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. 11 For mine own sake, for mine own sake, will I do it; for how should my name be profaned? and my glory will I not give to another.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:20

But Jehovah hath taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, as at this day.

Jeremiah 9:7

Therefore thus saith Jehovah of hosts, Behold, I will melt them, and try them; for how else'should I do, because of the daughter of my people?

Job 23:10

But he knoweth the way that I take; When he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

Psalm 66:10

For thou, O God, hast proved us: Thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.

Proverbs 17:3

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; But Jehovah trieth the hearts.

Ezekiel 22:18-22

Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross unto me: all of them are brass and tin and iron and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are the dross of silver.

1 Peter 1:7

that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold that perisheth though it is proved by fire, may be found unto praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

1 Kings 8:51

(for they are thy people, and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron);

Isaiah 1:25-26

and I will turn my hand upon thee, and thoroughly purge away thy dross, and will take away all thy tin;

Ezekiel 20:38

and I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me; I will bring them forth out of the land where they sojourn, but they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am Jehovah.

Zechariah 13:8-9

And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith Jehovah, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who can abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fuller's soap:

Hebrews 12:10-11

For they indeed for a few days chastened us as seemed good to them; but he for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness.

1 Peter 4:12

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial among you, which cometh upon you to prove you, as though a strange thing happened unto you:

Revelation 3:19

As many as I love, I reprove and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

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