Proverbs 27:21

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is tried by his praise.

Proverbs 17:3

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

1 Samuel 18:7-8

And the women sang one to another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands.

1 Samuel 18:15-16

And when Saul saw that he behaved himself very wisely, he stood in awe of him.

1 Samuel 18:30

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.

2 Samuel 14:25

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.

2 Samuel 15:6-12

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.

Psalm 12:6

The words of Jehovah are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, Purified seven times.

Psalm 66:10

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

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 hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.

Malachi 3:3

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.

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 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:

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Summary

As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.

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Bible References

The fining

Proverbs 17:3
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; But Jehovah trieth the hearts.
Psalm 12:6
The words of Jehovah are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, Purified seven times.
Psalm 66:10
For thou, O God, hast proved us: Thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.
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 hear them: I will say, It is my people; and they shall say, Jehovah is my God.
Malachi 3:3
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.
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 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:

So

1 Samuel 18:7
And the women sang one to another as they played, and said, Saul hath slain his thousands, And David his ten thousands.
2 Samuel 14:25
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.
2 Samuel 15:6
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.

General references

Proverbs 17:3
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; But Jehovah trieth the hearts.