Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth.
Let wickedness consume the wicked; but establish the just: for the righteous God is he who tries the hearts and kidneys.
Thou hast proved my heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast refined me and hast found no iniquity; that which I thought did not pass through my mouth.
Examine me, O LORD and prove me; melt my kidneys and my heart.
O LORD, thou hast searched me and known me.
And it came to pass after these things that God proved Abraham and said unto him, Abraham; and he said, Behold, here I am.
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.
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.
Blessed is the man that patiently endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to those that love him.
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,
For thou art not a God that loves wickedness; neither shall one who is evil dwell with thee.
For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire and blesses the covetous, whom the LORD abhors.
Thine hand shall find out all thine enemies; thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee.
These six things does the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:
My heritage was unto me as a lion in the forest; it cried out against me, therefore I have hated it.
I also cut off three shepherds in one month; and my soul was in anguish for them, and their soul also abhorred me.