Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 for silver, and a smelter for gold,
and the Lord is the 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 tests 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.

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

is for silver
כּסף 
Keceph 
Usage: 403

and the furnace
כּוּר 
Kuwr 
Usage: 9

זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

but the Lord

Usage: 0

בּחן 
Bachan 
Usage: 29

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren. 3 The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but Jehovah trieth the hearts. 4 The evil-doer giveth heed to iniquitous lips; the liar giveth ear to a mischievous tongue.



Cross References

Psalm 26:2

Prove me, Jehovah, and test me; try my reins and my heart:

Proverbs 27:21

The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; so let a man be to the mouth that praiseth him.

Jeremiah 17:10

I Jehovah search the heart, I try the reins, even to give each one according to his ways, according to the fruit of his doings.

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. In the uprightness of my heart have I willingly offered all these things; and now have I seen with joy thy people, which are present here, offer willingly to thee.

1 Peter 1:7

that the proving of your faith, much more precious than of gold which perishes, though it be proved by fire, be found to praise and glory and honour in the revelation of Jesus Christ:

Psalm 66:10

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

Isaiah 48:10

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

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will answer them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.

Malachi 3:2-3

But who shall endure the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? For he will be like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' lye.

Revelation 2:23

and her children will I kill with death; and all the assemblies shall know that I am he that searches the reins and the hearts; and I will give to you each according to your works.

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