If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hidden treasures:
The words of Yahweh are flawless words, as silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times.
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! Yes, to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
Receive my instruction rather than silver; knowledge rather than choice gold.
The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver. The heart of the wicked is of little worth.
Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have chosen you in the furnace of affliction.
As silver is melted in the midst of the furnace, so you will be melted in its midst; and you will know that I, Yahweh, have poured out my wrath on you.
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 to Yahweh offerings in righteousness.
I will bring the third part into the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will test them like gold is tested. They will call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say, 'It is my people;' and they will say, 'Yahweh is my God.'"
For you, God, have tested us. You have refined us, as silver is refined.
Your silver has become dross, your wine mixed with water.
Men will call them rejected silver, because Yahweh has rejected them."
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: all of them are brass and tin and iron and lead, in the midst of the furnace; they are the dross of silver.
before the silver cord is severed, or the golden bowl is broken, or the pitcher is broken at the spring, or the wheel broken at the cistern,