And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver refined in a furnace of clay, purified seven times.
The words of the LORD are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.
The LORD’s promises are pure, like silver refined in a furnace, purified seven times over.
God's words are pure words, Pure silver words refined seven times In the fires of his word-kiln, Pure on earth as well as in heaven.
The words of the Lord are true words: like silver tested by fire and burned clean seven times.
The promises of the LORD are promises that are pure, silver refined in a furnace on the ground, purified seven times.
The words of the LORD are pure words, Like silver tried in a furnace of earth, Purified seven times.
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1 tn Heb “the words of the
2 tn Heb “[like] silver purified in a furnace of [i.e., “on”] the ground, refined seven times.” The singular participle מְזֻקָּק (mÿzuqqaq, “refined”) modifies “silver.” The number seven is used rhetorically to express the thorough nature of the action. For other rhetorical/figurative uses of שִׁבְעָתָיִם (shiv’atayim, “seven times”), see Gen 4:15, 24; Ps 79:12; Prov 6:31; Isa 30:26.