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Jeremiah 18:2

    Jeremiah 18:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause you to hear my words.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Up! go down to the potter's house, and there I will let my words come to your ears.

    Webster's Revision

    Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.

    World English Bible

    Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause you to hear my words.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 18:2

    Go down to the potter's house - By this similitude God shows the absolute state of dependence on himself in which he has placed mankind. They are as clay in the hands of the potter; and in reference to every thing here below, he can shape their destinies as he pleases. Again; though while under the providential care of God they may go morally astray, and pervert themselves, yet they can be reclaimed by the almighty and all-wise Operator, and become such vessels as seemeth good for him to make. In considering this parable we must take heed that in running parallels we do not destroy the free agency of man, nor disgrace the goodness and supremacy of God.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 18:2

    House - i. e., workshop. The clay-field where the potters exercised their craft lay to the south of Jerusalem just beyond the valley of Hinnom. Compare Zechariah 11:13; Matthew 27:10.