Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts.

King James Version

The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

Holman Bible

A crucible is for silver and a smelter for gold, but the Lord is a tester of hearts.

International Standard Version

The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold but the LORD assays hearts.

A Conservative Version

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but LORD tries the hearts.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tries the hearts.

Bible in Basic English

The heating-pot is for silver and the oven-fire for gold, but the Lord is the tester of hearts.

Darby Translation

The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but Jehovah trieth the hearts.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tries the hearts.

Julia Smith Translation

The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold: and Jehovah tries hearts.

King James 2000

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD tries the hearts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A crucible [is] for the silver, and a furnace [is] for the gold, but Yahweh will test hearts.

Modern King James verseion

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but Jehovah tries the hearts.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as silver is tried in the fire and gold in the furnace, even so doth the LORD prove the hearts.

NET Bible

The crucible is for refining silver and the furnace is for gold, likewise the Lord tests hearts.

New Heart English Bible

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tests the hearts.

The Emphasized Bible

Fining-pot for silver, crucible for gold, but, he that trieth hearts, is Yahweh.

Webster

The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

World English Bible

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but Yahweh tests the hearts.

Youngs Literal Translation

A refining pot is for silver, and a furnace for gold, And the trier of hearts is Jehovah.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
מצרף 
Mitsreph 
Usage: 2

כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and the furnace
כּוּר 
Kuwr 
Usage: 9

זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

but the Lord

Usage: 0

בּחן 
Bachan 
Usage: 29

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers. 3 The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts. 4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips; A liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.



Cross References

Psalm 26:2

Examine me, O LORD, and try me; Test my mind and my heart.

Proverbs 27:21

The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold, And each is tested by the praise accorded him.

Jeremiah 17:10

"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

1 Chronicles 29:17

"Since I know, O my God, that You try the heart and delight in uprightness, I, in the integrity of my heart, have willingly offered all these things; so now with joy I have seen Your people, who are present here, make their offerings willingly to You.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

Psalm 66:10

For You have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined.

Isaiah 48:10

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

Zechariah 13:9

"And I will bring the third part through the fire, Refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested They will call on My name, And I will answer them; I will say, 'They are My people,' And they will say, 'The LORD is my God.'"

Malachi 3:2-3

"But who can endure the day of His coming? And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap.

Revelation 2:23

'And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.



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