New International Version
"Go down to the potter's house, and there I will give you my message."
King James Bible
Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
Darby Bible Translation
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.
Young's Literal Translation
Rise, and thou hast gone down to the potter's house, and there I cause thee to hear My words;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
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.
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"Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation." This is predicated of the judgments of God on those who had shed the blood of his saints. The Savior declares that all the righteous blood which had been shed on the earth from that of Abel down to the gospel day, should come on that generation! But is not this unreasonable and contrary to the Scriptures? "Far be wickedness from God and iniquity from the Almighty. For the work of man shall be render unto him, and cause every …
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This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD:
So I went down to the potter's house, and I saw him working at the wheel.
This is what the LORD says: "Go and buy a clay jar from a potter. Take along some of the elders of the people and of the priests
and go out to the Valley of Ben Hinnom, near the entrance of the Potsherd Gate. There proclaim the words I tell you,
"Now, son of man, take a block of clay, put it in front of you and draw the city of Jerusalem on it.
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