Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.

And some to honour

General references

Bible References

In a

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are co-workmen of God. Ye are a tillage of God, an edifice of God.
Ephesians 2:22
in whom ye also are built together in Spirit into a habitation of God.
1 Timothy 3:15
but if I delay, that thou may know how it is necessary to live in a house of God, which is a congregation of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.
Hebrews 3:2
who was faithful to him who appointed him, as also was Moses in all his house.
1 Peter 2:5
ye also, as living stones, are built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

Vessels

Exodus 27:3
And thou shall make its pots to take away its ashes, and its shovels, and its basins, and its flesh-hooks, and its firepans; all the vessels of it thou shall make of brass.
Ezra 1:6
And all those who were round about them strengthened their hands with vessels of silver, with gold, with goods, and with beasts, and with precious things, besides all that was willingly offered.
Ezra 6:5
And also let the gold and silver vessels of the house of God, which Nebuchadnezzar took forth out of the temple which is at Jerusalem, and brought to Babylon, be restored, and brought again to the temple which is at Jerusalem, ever
Lamentations 4:2
The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how they are esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!
Daniel 5:2
Belshazzar, while he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the golden and silver vessels which Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem, that the king and his lords, his wives and his concubines, m
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the excellence of the power may be of God and not from us,

And some to honour

Romans 9:21
Or has the potter no right over the clay, from the same lump certainly to make this vessel for esteem, and that for disesteem?

General references

Proverbs 25:4
Take away the dross from the silver, and there comes forth a vessel for the refiner.
Acts 5:1
But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold property,