Jeremiah 18:2

“Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Arise and go downe to the potters house, & there I will cause thee to heare my words.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I will announce My words to you."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Up! go down to the potter's house, and there I will let my words come to your ears.
- Basic English Bible

Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
- Darby Bible

Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
- Webster's Bible

Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause you to hear my words.
- World English Bible

Rise, and thou hast gone down [to] the potter's house, and there I cause thee to hear My words;
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Arise, and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear My words.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Jeremiah 18

  • Calvin
    We should be like clay in a potter's hand. Instead of following our own desires, we should let God form us. We do this by reading God's words, studying them, and obeying his laws.
  • Jakisa Deo for verse 18
    This particular verse alongside others, seems to warn the israelites spiritual israelites i.e the christian world vs warring against the true words of God. Nowadays, christians seem to be trusting and hoping only in what their religious leaders say and do, and not in the words of GOD .The world is forming a confederacy vs GOD and his last days true messengers to have them put to silence as such avoiding the minds of many lost souls to get access to the word of GOD satan at work .
  • Peter Neple
    Fear God because He can do whatever it pleases Him to you when you disobeyed his commandments. As the pot is in the hands of the Potter so we are in God 's hand. It is His mercy that restraints God from dealing with us as He pleases.
  • Greyson
    For those of us that cannot fully understand, please, could someone put this into plain modern day speak? It 's kinda funny from my point of view I 'm a potter and around our crowd there 's an understanding that you won 't control the clay until you become one with it. Fighting it only frustrates you and destroys the piece you are attempting to make. You need to work with the forces to achieve compliance from your medium clay, it 's funny like that.
  • Ella Patterson
    I must be mindful to forever be humble, broken and obedient to God and His Word.
  • Ebinum
    We must know Nothing, be Nothing and Humble ourselves to be used of God. No man can strive with His Maker.

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