Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

The fining

Proverbs 17:3
The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tries the hearts.
Psalm 12:6
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Psalm 66:10
For thou, O God, hast proved us; thou hast refined us as silver is refined.
Zechariah 13:9
And I will put the third part into the fire and will refine them as silver is refined and will try them as gold is tried; He shall call on my name, and I will hear him; I will say, My people, and he shall say, The LORD is my God.
Malachi 3:3
And he shall sit to refine and to purify the silver: for he shall purify the sons of Levi and purge them as gold and silver that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness.
1 Peter 1:7
that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold (which perishes, nevertheless it is tried with fire), might be found unto praise and glory and honour when Jesus, the Christ, is made manifest;
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange when you are tried by fire (which is done to prove you) as though some strange thing happened unto you,

So

1 Samuel 18:7
And the women sang as they played and said, Saul has slain his thousands and David his ten thousands.
2 Samuel 14:25
And in all Israel there was no one to be so greatly 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 Absalom did according to this manner with all Israel that came to the king for judgment; so Absalom stole the hearts of those of Israel.

General references

Proverbs 17:3
The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but the LORD tries the hearts.