Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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 the LORD tries the hearts.
Psalm 12:6
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tested in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.
Psalm 66:10
For you, O God, have proved us: you have tried us, as silver is tried.
Zechariah 13:9
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will test them as gold is tested: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, They are my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.
Malachi 3:3
And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and 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 that perishes, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honor and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to test you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

So

1 Samuel 18:7
And the women sang to one another as they played, and said, Saul has slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands.
2 Samuel 14:25
But 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 in 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 the LORD tries the hearts.