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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A melting pot for purifying metals; also a hardship that is a test and builder of character, as in a melting pot composed of some very refractory substance, as clay, graphite, platinum, and used for melting and calcining substances which require a strong degree of heat, as metals, ores, etc.

2. (n.) A hollow place at the bottom of a furnace, to receive the melted metal.

3. (n.) A test of the most decisive kind; a severe trial; as, the crucible of affliction.

Strong's Hebrew
4715. matsreph -- a crucible
... 4714, 4715. matsreph. 4716 . a crucible. Transliteration: matsreph Phonetic
Spelling: (mits-rafe') Short Definition: crucible. Word ...
/hebrew/4715.htm - 6k

5948. alil -- perhaps furnace, crucible
... 5947, 5948. alil. 5949 . perhaps furnace, crucible. Transliteration:
alil Phonetic Spelling: (al-eel') Short Definition: furnace. ...
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The Gethsemane Prayer
... We are to be put into the crucible to be refined. ... We can cry out in the crucible,
and can cry out against the flame which purifies and perfects us. ...
/.../bounds/the reality of prayer/xii the gethsemane prayer.htm

Letter xiii. --The Fear of Reprobation.
... you expect to receive any other consolation than it pleases God to give you; for
not even an angel from Heaven could draw a soul out of the crucible in which ...
/.../abandonment to divine providence/letter xiii the fear of reprobation.htm

... goldsmith's craft throw in their breath upon the fire through certain delicate
instruments, and blowing up the gold which is hidden in the crucible stir the ...
// of s cyril of jerusalem/the.htm

All Joy in all Trials
... not tempted ourselves at this moment, others are: let us remember them in our prayers;
for in due time our turn will come, and we shall be put into the crucible ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 29 1883/all joy in all trials.htm

Spiritual Desolation.
... in this life the saints neither desired nor sought the joys of sensible fervor,
but rather the fervor of the spirit toughened in the crucible of suffering. ...
/.../de liguori/uniformity with gods will/6 spiritual desolation.htm

Unprofitable Servants.
... Some instruments are made of two different kinds of metal, not mixed in the crucible,
but each occupying its own separate place: one part consists of steel ...
/.../arnot/the parables of our lord/xxvii unprofitable servants.htm

Fragment xii. We Therefore have Formed the Belief that Bodies Also ...
... But although it is dissolved at the appointed time, because of the primeval
disobedience, it is placed, as it were, in the crucible of the earth, to be recast ...
/.../fragments from the lost writings of irenaeus/fragment xii we therefore have.htm

A Holy Life the Beauty of Christianity: Or, an Exhortation to ...
... work. If accompanied by the Divine blessing, it will test your faith and
practice in the crucible and by the fire of God's word. ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a holy life the beauty.htm

Of Two Spiritual Martyrdoms, Wherewith God Cleanseth the Soul that ...
... of Tribulations, and inward and outward Bitterness, scorching em with the Fire of
rigorous Temptation; sometimes he puts em into the Crucible of anxious and ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap iv of two spiritual.htm

Paul's Prison Psalm.
... flow of peace. Paul had put his no-worry rules through the crucible of
experience. He follows the Master in that. These three rules ...
// talks on service/pauls prison psalm.htm

Crucible (3 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A test of the most decisive kind; a severe trial; as, the crucible of
affliction. Multi-Version Concordance Crucible (3 Occurrences). ...
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Furnace (35 Occurrences)
... (4.) Hebrews alil, a crucible; only used in Psalm 12:6. ... Proverbs 27:21 The crucible
is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but man is refined by his praise. ...
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Crows (8 Occurrences)

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Crucified (42 Occurrences)

/c/crucified.htm - 19k

Lute (13 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute
a joint. 5. (n.) A stringed instrument formerly much in use. ...
/l/lute.htm - 11k

Fining (2 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Fining pot. A crucible, melting-pot (Proverbs 17:3;
27:21). Noah Webster's Dictionary. 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fine. ...
/f/fining.htm - 7k

... The comparatively heavy gold particles were then gathered from the table, dried,
and melted in a closed crucible with lead, salt and bran, and kept in a molten ...
/m/metallurgy.htm - 8k

Pallet (9 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Same as Palette. 3. (n.) A wooden implement used by potters, crucible
makers, etc., for forming, beating, and rounding their works. ...
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Pot (46 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a
chimney pot. 5. (n.) A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot. ...
/p/pot.htm - 25k

Coal (7 Occurrences)
... 20) are equivalent to saying, "By charity and kindness thou shalt soften down his
enmity as surely as heaping coals on the fire fuses the metal in the crucible...
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Crucible (3 Occurrences)

Psalms 12:6
The words of Jehovah are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, Purified seven times.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 17:3
The heating-pot is for silver and the oven-fire for gold, but the Lord is the tester of hearts.

Proverbs 27:21
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace for gold; but man is refined by his praise.



Related Terms

Furnace (35 Occurrences)

Crows (8 Occurrences)

Crucified (42 Occurrences)

Lute (13 Occurrences)

Fining (2 Occurrences)


Pallet (9 Occurrences)

Pot (46 Occurrences)

Coal (7 Occurrences)

Refined (26 Occurrences)

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