Isaiah 48:10
Good News Translation
I have tested you in the fire of suffering, as silver is refined in a furnace. But I have found that you are worthless.

Contemporary English Version
I tested you in hard times just as silver is refined in a heated furnace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Behold I have refined thee, but not as silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of poverty.

New American Bible
See, I refined you, but not like silver; I tested you in the furnace of affliction.

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Behold I have refined thee, but not as silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of poverty.

I have refined

Isaiah 1:25,26 And I will turn my hand to thee, and I will clean purge away thy dross, and I will take away all thy tin. . . .

Job 23:10 But he knoweth my way, and has tried me as gold that passeth through the fire:

Psalm 66:10 For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us by fire, as silver is tried.

Proverbs 17:3 As silver is tried by fire, and gold in the furnace: so the Lord trieth the hearts.

Jeremiah 9:7 Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts: Behold I will melt, and try them: for what else shall I do before the daughter of my people?

Ezekiel 20:38 And I will pick out from among you the transgressors, and the wicked, and will bring them out of the land where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and you shall know that I am the Lord.

Ezekiel 22:18-22 Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: all these are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver. . . .

Zechariah 13:8,9 And there shall be in all the earth, saith the Lord, two parts in it shall be scattered, and shall perish: but the third part shall be left therein. . . .

Malachi 3:2,3 And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he is like a refining fire, and like the fuller's herb: . . .

Hebrews 12:10,11 And they indeed for a few days, according to their own pleasure, instructed us: but he, for our profit, that we might receive his sanctification. . . .

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

1 Peter 4:12 Dearly beloved, think not strange the burning heat which is to try you: as if some new thing happened to you.

Revelation 3:19 Such as I love, I rebuke and chastise. Be zealous therefore and do penance.

with silver, or, for silver

Deuteronomy 4:20 But the Lord hath taken you and brought you out of the iron furnaces of Egypt, to make you his people of inheritance, as it is this present day.

Context
Israel's Stubbornness
9For my name's sake I will remove my wrath far off: and for my praise I will bridle thee, lest thou shouldst perish. 10Behold I have refined thee, but not as silver, I have chosen thee in the furnace of poverty.11For my own sake, for my own sake will I do it, that I may not be blasphemed: and I will not give my glory to another.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:20
But the Lord hath taken you and brought you out of the iron furnaces of Egypt, to make you his people of inheritance, as it is this present day.

1 Kings 8:51
For they are thy people, and thy inheritance, whom thou hast brought out of the land of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron.

Psalm 66:10
For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us by fire, as silver is tried.

Isaiah 27:9
Therefore upon this shall the iniquity of the house of Jacob be forgiven: and this is all the fruit, that the sin thereof should be taken away, when he shall have made all the stones of the altar, as burnt stones broken in pieces, the groves and temples shall not stand.

Jeremiah 9:7
Therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts: Behold I will melt, and try them: for what else shall I do before the daughter of my people?

Jeremiah 11:4
Which I commanded your fathers in the day that I brought them out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying: Hear ye my voice, and do all things that I command you: and you shall be my people, and I will be your God:

Ezekiel 22:18
Son of man, the house of Israel is become dross to me: all these are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace: they are become the dross of silver.

Zechariah 13:9
And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined: and I will try them as gold is tried. They shall call on my name, and I will hear them. I will say: Thou art my people: and they shall say: The Lord is my God.

Additional Translations
See, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.Behold, I have refined you, but not with silver; I have chosen you in the furnace of affliction.

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Behold, I have sold thee, but not for silver; but I have rescued thee from the furnace of affliction.

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

Behold, I have refined thee, but not as silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

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 chosen you in the furnace of affliction.

Lo, I have refined thee, and not with silver, I have chosen thee in a furnace of affliction.
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