10 See, I have refined you, though not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.

Read Isaiah 48:10 Using Other Translations

Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.
Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tried you in the furnace of affliction.
I have refined you, but not as silver is refined. Rather, I have refined you in the furnace of suffering.