Proverbs 27:21 ESV

21 1The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and a man is tested by his praise.

References for Proverbs 27:21

Study tools for Proverbs 27:21

  • a 27:9 - Or and so does the sweetness of a friend that comes from his earnest counsel
  • b 27:13 - Hebrew a foreign woman; a slight emendation yields (compare Vulgate; see also 20:16) foreigners
  • c 27:16 - Hebrew to meet with
  • d 27:17 - Hebrew sharpens the face of another