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Proverbs 17:3

3 The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold,

cBut the Lord tests the hearts.

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Proverbs 17:3 — The New International Version (NIV)

The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold,

but the Lord tests the heart.

Proverbs 17:3 — English Standard Version (ESV)

The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold,

and the Lord tests hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold:

But the Lord trieth the hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Fire tests the purity of silver and gold,

but the Lord tests the heart.

Proverbs 17:3 — New Century Version (NCV)

A hot furnace tests silver and gold,

but the Lord tests hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold;

But Jehovah trieth the hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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

Proverbs 17:3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The crucible is for refining silver and the smelter for gold,

but the one who purifies hearts by fire is the Lord.

Proverbs 17:3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A crucible for silver, and a smelter for gold,

and the Lord is the tester of hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold,

but the Lord tests the heart.

Proverbs 17:3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

A crucible is for the silver, and a furnace is for the gold,

but Yahweh will test hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Fire tests silver. Heat tests gold.

But the Lord tests our hearts.

Proverbs 17:3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold,

But the Lord tests hearts.