Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

Darby Translation

The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but Jehovah trieth the 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 An understanding servant shall rule a son causing shame, and shall divide the inheritance in the midst of the brethren. 3 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold: and Jehovah tries hearts. 4 He doing evil attends upon, lips of vanity; he lying feeds upon a tongue of mischief



Cross References

Psalm 26:2

Prove me, O Jehovah, and try me; refine my reins and my heart

Proverbs 27:21

The crucible for silver, and the furnace for gold, and a man to the mouth praising him.

Jeremiah 17:10

I Jehovah searching the heart, trying the reins, to give to each according to his way, according to the fruit of his doings.

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I knew, my God, that thou triest the heart, and from uprightness thou wilt delight. I in the uprightness of my heart gave willingly all these: and now thy people were found here; I saw with gladness to show themselves willing to thee.

1 Peter 1:7

That the proof of your faith, much more precious than perishing gold, and being tried by fire, might be found to praise and honour and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

Psalm 66:10

For thou didst try us, O God, thou didst prove us as purifying of silver.

Isaiah 48:10

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

Zechariah 13:9

And I brought the third through fire, and I purified them as purifying silver, and I tried them as trying gold: he shall call on my name and I will answer him: I said, He is my people; and he shall say, Jehovah my God.

Malachi 3:2-3

And who enduring the day of his coming? and who standing in his being seen? for he is as the fire of the crucible, as the alkali of the fuller.

Revelation 2:23

And her children will I kill in death; and all the churches shall know that I am he searching the reins and hearts: and I will give to you each according to our works.

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