'Potter' in the Bible
I have raised up one from the north, and he came from the rising of the sun; he called in my name and came unto princes as upon clay and as the potter treads clay.
But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; such that we all are the work of thy hands.
And the vessel that he made of clay was broken in the hand of the potter: so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.
O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in my hand, O house of Israel.
Beth The sons of Zion, precious and esteemed more than pure gold, how are they taken for earthen vessels, the work of the hands of the potter!
Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour?
and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.