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New International Version
The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.
American Standard Version
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is tried by his praise.
Berean Study Bible
A crucible for silver and a furnace for gold, but a man is tested by the praise accorded 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.
English Revised Version
The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, and a man is tried by his praise.
King James Bible
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
World English Bible
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but man is refined by his praise.
Young's Literal Translation
A refining pot is for silver, and a furnace for gold, And a man according to his praise.
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