Jeremiah 6:27
Good News Translation
Jeremiah, test my people, as you would test metal, and find out what they are like.

Contemporary English Version
Jeremiah, test my people as though they were metal.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have set thee for a strong trier among my people: and thou shalt know, and prove their way.

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I have set thee for a strong trier among my people: and thou shalt know, and prove their way.

Jeremiah 1:18 For behold I have made thee this day a fortified city, and a pillar of iron, and a wall of brass, over all the land, to the kings of Juda, to the princes thereof, and to the priests, and to the people of the land.

Jeremiah 15:20 And I will make thee to this people as a strong wall of brass: and they shall fight against thee, and shall not prevail: for I am with thee to save thee, and to deliver thee, saith the Lord.

Ezekiel 3:8-10 Behold I have made thy face stronger than their faces: and thy forehead harder than their foreheads. . . .

Ezekiel 20:4 If thou judgest them, if thou judgest, O son of man, declare to them the abominations of their fathers.

Ezekiel 22:2 And thou son of man, dost thou not judge, dost thou not judge the city of blood?

Context
An Invasion from the North
26Gird thee with sackcloth, O daughter of my people, and sprinkle thee with ashes: make thee mourning as for an only son, a bitter lamentation, because the destroyer shall suddenly come upon us. 27I have set thee for a strong trier among my people: and thou shalt know, and prove their way.28All these princes go out of the way, they walk deceitfully, they are brass and iron: they are all corrupted.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 1:18
For behold I have made thee this day a fortified city, and a pillar of iron, and a wall of brass, over all the land, to the kings of Juda, to the princes thereof, and to the priests, and to the people of the land.

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 15:20
And I will make thee to this people as a strong wall of brass: and they shall fight against thee, and shall not prevail: for I am with thee to save thee, and to deliver thee, saith the Lord.

Additional Translations
I have appointed you a tester of metals among My people, so you may know and try their ways.I have set you for a tower and a fortress among my people, that you may know and try their way.

I have made thee a trier and a fortress among my people; that thou mayest know and try their way.

I have caused thee to be tried among tried nations, and thou shalt know me when I have tried their way.

I have set thee among my people as an assayer, a fortress, that thou mayest know and try their way.

I have made thee a tower and a fortress among my people; that thou mayest know and try their way.

I have set thee for a tower and a fortress among my people, that thou mayest know and try their way.

"I have made you a tester of metals [and] a fortress among my people; that you may know and try their way.

A watch-tower I have given thee, Among My people a fortress, And thou knowest, and hast tried their way.
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