the art of, was early practised among all nations. Various materials seem to have been employed by the potter. Earthenware is mentioned in connection with the history of Melchizedek ( Genesis 14:18 ), of Abraham ( 18:4-8 ), of Rebekah ( 27:14 ), of Rachel ( Genesis 29:2 Genesis 29:3 Genesis 29:8 Genesis 29:10 ). The potter's wheel is mentioned by ( Jeremiah 18:3 ). See also 1 Chronicles 4:23 ; Psalms 2:9 ; Isaiah 45:9 ; 64:8 ; Jeremiah 19:1 ; Lamentations 4:2 ; Zechariah 11:13 ; Romans 9:21 .
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
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[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Pottery". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".