Jeremiah 18:3
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New International Version
So I went down to the potter's house, and I saw him working at the wheel.

King James Bible
Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.

Darby Bible Translation
And I went down to the potter's house; and behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.

World English Bible
Then I went down to the potter's house, and behold, he was making a work on the wheels.

Young's Literal Translation
and I go down to the potter's house, and lo, he is doing a work on the stones,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He wrought a work on the wheels - אל האבנים al haabnayim, upon the stones, the potter's wheel being usually made of such, the spindle of the moving stone being placed on a stone below, on which it turned, and supported the stone above, on which the vessel was manufactured, and which alone had a rotatory motion. The potter's wheel in the present day seems to differ very little from that which was in use between two and three thousand years ago.

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Jonah 1:3 But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD, and went down to Joppa; and he found a ship going to Tarshish...

John 15:14 You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you.

Acts 26:19 Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision:

wheels. or, frames, or seats.

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The Sins of Communities Noted and Punished.
"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
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Hindrances to Mourning
What shall we do to get our heart into this mourning frame? Do two things. Take heed of those things which will stop these channels of mourning; put yourselves upon the use of all means that will help forward holy mourning. Take heed of those things which will stop the current of tears. There are nine hindrances of mourning. 1 The love of sin. The love of sin is like a stone in the pipe which hinders the current of water. The love of sin makes sin taste sweet and this sweetness in sin bewitches the
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Jeremiah 18:2
"Go down to the potter's house, and there I will give you my message."

Jeremiah 18:4
But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as seemed best to him.

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