Jeremiah 18:1-10 KJV

1 The word which came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying ,
2 Arise , and go down to the potter's house, and there I will cause thee to hear my words.
3 Then I went down to the potter's house, and, behold, he wrought a work on the wheels.a

References for Jeremiah 18:3

    • ¸ 18:3 - wheels: or, frames, or, seats
      4 And the vessel that he made of clayb was marred in the hand of the potter : so he made it again another vessel, as seemed good to the potter to make it.

      References for Jeremiah 18:4

        • ¹ 18:4 - of clay...: or, was marred, as clay in the hand of the potter
          5 Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying ,
          6 O house of Israel, cannot I do with you as this potter ? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel.
          7 At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up , and to pull down , and to destroy it;
          8 If that nation, against whom I have pronounced , turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them.
          9 And at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it;
          10 If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.