Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And when the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it another vessel again, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

New American Standard Bible

But the vessel that he was making of clay was spoiled in the hand of the potter; so he remade it into another vessel, as it pleased the potter to make.

King James Version

And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

Holman Bible

But the jar that he was making from the clay became flawed in the potter’s hand, so he made it into another jar, as it seemed right for him to do.

International Standard Version

But the vessel he was working on with the clay was ruined in the potter's hand. So he remade it into another vessel that seemed appropriate to him.

American Standard Version

And when the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

Amplified

But the vessel that he was making from clay was spoiled by the potter’s hand; so he made it over, reworking it and making it into another pot that seemed good to him.

Bible in Basic English

And when the vessel, which he was forming out of earth, got damaged in the hand of the potter, he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make it.

Darby Translation

And the vessel that he made was marred, as clay, in the hand of the potter; and he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make.

Julia Smith Translation

And the vessel which he made was destroyed as clay in the hand of the potter: and he turned back, and he will make another vessel as was right in the eyes of the potter to make.

King James 2000

And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the vessel that he [was] making with the clay was spoiled in the hand of the potter, so {he made again} another vessel, as it was right in the eyes of the potter to make.

Modern King James verseion

And the vessel that he made in clay was ruined in the hand of the potter; so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The vessel that the Potter made of clay, brake among his hands: So he began anew, and made another vessel, according to his mind.

NET Bible

Now and then there would be something wrong with the pot he was molding from the clay with his hands. So he would rework the clay into another kind of pot as he saw fit.

New Heart English Bible

When the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

The Emphasized Bible

Then was marred, the vessel that he was making, while yet it was clay in the hand of the potter, - so he turned and made of it another vessel, as seemed right in the eyes of the potter to make it.

Webster

And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make it.

World English Bible

When the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

Youngs Literal Translation

and marred is the vessel that he is making, as clay in the hand of the potter, and he hath turned and he maketh it another vessel, as it was right in the eyes of the potter to make.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the vessel
כּלי 
K@liy 
Usage: 325

of clay
חמר 
Chomer 
Usage: 31

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

in the hand
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

of the potter
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

it again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

as seemed
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

to the potter
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

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Context Readings

The Potter And The Clay

3 Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he was making a work on the wheels. 4 And when the vessel that he made of the clay was marred in the hand of the potter, he made it another vessel again, as seemed good to the potter to make it. 5 Then the word of LORD came to me, saying,


Cross References

Isaiah 45:9

Woe to him who strives with his maker, a potsherd among the potsherds of the earth! Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What are thou making? or thy work, He has no hands?

Jeremiah 18:6

O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter? says LORD. Behold, as the clay in the potter's hand, so are ye in my hand, O house of Israel.

Romans 9:20-23

Rather, O man, who are thou answering back to God? No, will the thing formed say to him who formed it, Why did thou make me this way?

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