Proverbs 17:3

“The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 17:3

The fining pot is for siluer, and the furnace for gold: but the Lord trieth the hearts.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests hearts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; But Jehovah trieth the hearts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The heating-pot is for silver and the oven-fire for gold, but the Lord is the tester of hearts.
- Basic English Bible

The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but Jehovah trieth the hearts.
- Darby Bible

The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.
- Webster's Bible

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but Yahweh tests the hearts.
- World English Bible

A refining pot [is] for silver, and a furnace for gold, And the trier of hearts [is] Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but the LORD trieth the hearts.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 17:3

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 17:3


17:4 False lips - To false accusations and calumnies, which give him occasion and encouragement to do mischief.


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