The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is tried by his praise.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; But Jehovah trieth the hearts.
And the women sang one to another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands.
And when Saul saw that he behaved himself very wisely, he stood in awe of him.
Then the princes of the Philistines went forth: and it came to pass, as often as they went forth, that David behaved himself more wisely than all the servants of Saul; so that his name was much set by.
Now in all Israel there was none to be so much praised as Absalom for his beauty: from the sole of his foot even to the crown of his head there was no blemish in him.
And on this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the king for judgment: so Absalom stole the hearts of the men of Israel.
The words of Jehovah are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, Purified seven times.
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 hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.
and he will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi, and refine them as gold and silver; and they shall offer unto Jehovah offerings in righteousness.
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: