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Proverbs 27:21
As the refining pot for silver and the furnace for gold, so is a man tried by praise.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is tried by his praise.
The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold [to separate the impurities of the metal], And each is tested by the praise given to him [and his response to it, whether humble or proud].
As the refining pot for silver and the furnace for gold [bring forth all the impurities of the metal], so let a man be in his trial of praise [ridding himself of all that is base or insincere; for a man is judged by what he praises and of what he boasts].
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
A crucible is for silver and a furnace for gold, so are people in the presence of someone who praises them.
The crucible [tests] silver, and the furnace [tests] gold, but a person [is tested] by [his reaction to] praise.
Gold and silver are tested in a red-hot furnace, but we are tested by praise.
The fining-pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; so let a man be to the mouth that praiseth him.
As silver is tried in the fining-pot and gold in the furnace: so a man is tried by the mouth of him that praiseth. The heart of the wicked seeketh after evils, but the righteous heart seeketh after knowledge.
People use fire to purify gold and silver. In the same way, you are tested by the praise people give you.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is tested by his praise.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is tested by his praise.
A ·hot furnace tests silver and gold [crucible for silver and a furnace for gold], and people ·are tested by the praise they receive [L in the presence of those who praise them].
As is the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold, so is every man according to his dignity.
The crucible is for refining silver and the smelter for gold, but a person is tested by the praise given to him.
Fire tests gold and silver; a person's reputation can also be tested.
A crucible for silver, and a smelter for gold, and a man for the words of his praise.
A hot furnace tests silver and gold. And people are tested by the praise they receive.
As the crucible tests silver, and the furnace assays gold; so praise received tests a man.
¶ As the fining pot tries the silver and the furnace the gold; so the man is tried by the mouth of whoever praises him.
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
A crucible is for the silver, and a furnace for the gold, but a man is tested by the mouth of him who praises him.
The purity of silver and gold can be tested in a crucible, but a man is tested by his reaction to men’s praise.
The purity of silver and gold is tested by putting them in the fire; The purity of human hearts is tested by giving them a little fame.
As the refining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold, so is a man to his praise.
The crucible is for refining silver and the smelter for gold, but a person is tested by the praise given to him.
The crucible for silver, the furnace for gold, so you must assay the praise you receive.
The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold, And each is tested by the praise accorded him.
A hot furnace tests silver and gold, and people are tested by the praise they receive.
As the crucible is for silver and the furnace is for gold, so a person is proved by the praise he receives.
Fire tests silver, and heat tests gold. But people are tested by the praise they receive.
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.
The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, And a man is valued by what others say of him.
The melting-pot is for silver and the fire for gold, and a man is tested by the praise he receives.
Fire tests the purity of silver and gold, but a person is tested by being praised.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, so a person is tested by being praised.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, so a person is tested by being praised.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, so a person is tested by being praised.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, so a person is tested by being praised.
As the crucible is for kesef, and the furnace for zahav; so is an ish tested by the praise he receives.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is judged by his praise.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is judged by his praise.
A crucible is for silver and a furnace is for gold, but a person is proved by the praise he receives.
The crucible is used for refining silver, the furnace for gold, but praise is what tests a person’s mettle.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but man is refined by his praise.
As silver is proved in a welling place, and gold is proved in a furnace; so a man is proved by the mouth of his praisers (so a person is proved, or assayed, by the words of his praisers).
A refining pot [is] for silver, and a furnace for gold, And a man according to his praise.
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