Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The precious sons of Zion, comparable to fine gold, how are they esteemed as earthen pitchers, the work of the hands of the potter!

Bible References


Lamentations 2:21
The youth and the old man lay on the ground in the streets. My virgins and my young men have fallen by the sword. Thou have slain them in the day of thine anger. Thou have slaughtered, [and] not pitied.
Lamentations 5:12
Rulers were hanged up by their hand. The faces of elders were not honored.
Isaiah 30:14
And he shall break it as a potter's vessel is broken, breaking it in pieces without sparing, so that there shall not be found among the pieces of it a shard with which to take fire from the hearth, or to dip up water out of the cis
Jeremiah 19:11
and shall say to them, Thus says LORD of hosts: Even so I will break this people and this city, as a potter's vessel is broken, that cannot be made whole again. And they shall bury in Topheth till there be no place to bury.
Jeremiah 22:28
Is this man Coniah a despised broken vessel? Is he a vessel in which none delights? Why are they cast out, he and his seed, and are cast into the land which they know not?
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?
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,
2 Timothy 2:20
Now in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wood and earthen, and some for esteem and some for disesteem.