Proverbs 27:21
Text Analysis
4715 [e]מַצְרֵ֣ף
The refining pot [is]N-ms
3701 [e]לַ֭כֶּסֶף
for silverPrep-l, Art | N-ms
3564 [e]וְכ֣וּר
and the furnaceConj-w | N-ms
2091 [e]לַזָּהָ֑ב
for goldPrep-l, Art | N-ms
376 [e]וְ֝אִ֗ישׁ
and a man [is valued]Conj-w | N-ms
6310 [e]לְפִ֣י
byPrep-l | N-msc
4110 [e]מַהֲלָלֽוֹ׃
his praiseN-msc | 3ms

Hebrew Texts
משלי 27:21 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
מַצְרֵ֣ף לַ֭כֶּסֶף וְכ֣וּר לַזָּהָ֑ב וְ֝אִ֗ישׁ לְפִ֣י מַהֲלָלֹֽו׃

משלי 27:21 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
מצרף לכסף וכור לזהב ואיש לפי מהללו׃

משלי 27:21 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
מצרף לכסף וכור לזהב ואיש לפי מהללו׃

משלי 27:21 Hebrew Bible
מצרף לכסף וכור לזהב ואיש לפי מהללו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold, And each is tested by the praise accorded him.

King James Bible
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A crucible for silver, and a smelter for gold, and a man for the words of his praise.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the fining

Proverbs 17:3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD …

Psalm 12:6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace …

Psalm 66:10 For you, O God, have proved us: you have tried us, as silver is tried.

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine …

Malachi 3:3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall …

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold …

1 Peter 4:12 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is …


1 Samuel 18:7,8,15,16,30 And the women answered one another as they played, and said, Saul …

2 Samuel 14:25 But in all Israel there was none to be so much praised as Absalom …

2 Samuel 15:6 And on this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the king …

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