Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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In a

1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are workers together with God: the agriculture of God, ye are the building of God.
Ephesians 2:22
In whom also ye are builded together for the dwelling of God in the Spirit.
1 Timothy 3:15
And if I delay, that thou shouldest know how thou must be occupied in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and base of the truth.
Hebrews 3:2
Faithful to him having made him, as also Moses in his whole house.
1 Peter 2:5
And ye yourselves are built, as living stones, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to bring up spiritual sacrifice; acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.


Exodus 27:3
And make pots for its ashes, and its shovels, and its vessels, and its flesh hooks, and its fire pans: and for all its vessels, thou shalt make brass.
Ezra 1:6
And all those round about them strengthened upon their hands with vessels of silver, with gold, with substance, and with cattle, and most precious things, besides all being willingly given.
Ezra 6:5
And also the vessels of the house of God of gold and of silver that Nebuchadnezzar brought forth from the temple that is in Jerusalem, and brought to Babel, shall be restored, and shall go to the temple that is in Jerusalem, to its place, and be taken into the house of God.
Lamentations 4:2
The precious sons of Zion being lifted up with fine gold, how they were reckoned for earthen vessels, the work of the hands of the potter.
Daniel 5:2
Belshazzar said, in tasting the wine, to bring in for the vessels of gold and silver that Nebuchadnezzar his father brought forth from the temple that was in Jerusalem; and in them the king and his nobles, his wives and his concubines, will drink.
2 Corinthians 4:7
And we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the eminence of power be of God, and not of us.

And some to honour

Romans 9:21
Or has not the potter power over the clay, of the same mixture truly to make one vessel for honour, and one for dishonour

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Proverbs 25:4
Take ye away the dross from the silver, and a vessel shall come forth for the goldsmith.
Acts 5:1
And a certain man, Ananias by name, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,