2 Timothy 2:20
Good News Translation
In a large house there are dishes and bowls of all kinds: some are made of silver and gold, others of wood and clay; some are for special occasions, others for ordinary use.

Contemporary English Version
In a large house some dishes are made of gold or silver, while others are made of wood or clay. Some of these are special, and others are not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth: and some indeed unto honour, but some unto dishonour.

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But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth: and some indeed unto honour, but some unto dishonour.

in a.

1 Corinthians 3:9,16,17 For we are God's coadjutors. You are God's husbandry: you are God's building. . . .

Ephesians 2:22 In whom you also are built together into an habitation of God in the Spirit.

1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Hebrews 3:2-6 Who is faithful to him that made him, as was also Moses in all his house. . . .

1 Peter 2:5 Be you also as living stones built up, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices, acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

vessels.

Exodus 27:3 And thou shalt make for the uses thereof pans to receive the ashes, and tongs and fleshhooks, and firepans: all its vessels thou shalt make of brass.

Ezra 1:6 And all they that were round about, helped their hands with vessels of silver, and gold, with goods, and with beasts, and with furniture, besides what they had offered on their own accord.

Ezra 6:5 And also let the golden and silver vessels of the temple of God, which Nabuchodonosor took out of the temple of Jerusalem, and brought to Babylon, be restored, and carried back to the temple of Jerusalem to their place, which also were placed in the temple of God.

Lamentations 4:2 Beth. The noble sons of Sion, and they that were clothed with the best gold: how are they esteemed as earthen vessels, the work of the potter's hands?

Daniel 5:2 And being now drunk, he commanded that they should bring the vessels of gold and silver, which Nabuchodonosor, his father, had brought away out of the temple, that was in Jerusalem, that the king and his nobles, and his wives, and his concubines, might drink in them.

2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.

and some to honour.

Romans 9:21-23 Or hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump, to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour? . . .

Context
The Lord's Approved Workman
19But the sure foundation of God standeth firm, having this seal: the Lord knoweth who are his; and let every one depart from iniquity who nameth the name of the Lord. 20But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth: and some indeed unto honour, but some unto dishonour. 21If any man therefore shall cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified and profitable to the Lord, prepared unto every good work.…
Cross References
John 8:49
Jesus answered: I have not a devil: but I honour my Father. And you have dishonoured me.

Romans 9:20
O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it: Why hast thou made me thus?

Romans 9:21
Or hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump, to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour?

2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency may be of the power of God and not of us.

Additional Translations
A large house contains not only vessels of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay. Some indeed are for honorable use, but others are for common use.

Now in a great house, there are not only golden and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthen; and some indeed unto honor, but some unto dishonor.

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honor, and some to dishonor.

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honor, and some unto dishonor.

But in a great house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also wooden and earthen; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.

Now in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some unto honour, and some unto dishonour.

But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honor, and some to dishonor.

Now in a great house there are not only articles of gold and silver, but also others of wood and of earthenware; and some are for specially honourable, and others for common use.

Now in a large house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of clay. Some are for honor, and some for dishonor.

And in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth, and some to honour, and some to dishonour:
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