Romans 9:21
Good News Translation
After all, the man who makes the pots has the right to use the clay as he wishes, and to make two pots from the same lump of clay, one for special occasions and the other for ordinary use.

Contemporary English Version
Doesn't a potter have the right to make a fancy bowl and a plain bowl out of the same lump of clay?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
Or hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump, to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour?

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

the potter.

Romans 9:11,18 For when the children were not yet born, nor had done any good or evil (that the purpose of God according to election might stand): . . .

Proverbs 16:4 The Lord hath made all things for himself: the wicked also for the evil day.

Isaiah 64:8 And now, O Lord, thou art our father, and we are clay: and thou art our maker, and we all are the works of thy hands.

Jeremiah 18:3-6 And I went down into the potter's house, and behold he was doing a work on the wheel. . . .

one vessel.

Romans 9:22,23 What if God, willing to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction, . . .

Jeremiah 22:28 Is this man Jechonias an earthen and a broken vessel? is he a vessel wherein is no pleasure? why are they cast out, he and his seed, and are cast into a land which they know not?

Hosea 8:8 Israel is swallowed up: now is he become among the nations like an unclean vessel.

Acts 9:15 And the Lord said to him: Go thy way: for this man is to me a vessel of election, to carry my name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel.

2 Timothy 2:20,21 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. . . .

Context
The Calling of the Gentiles
20O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it: Why hast thou made me thus? 21Or hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump, to make one vessel unto honour and another unto dishonour? 22What if God, willing to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction,…
Cross References
Isaiah 10:15
Shall the axe boast itself against him that cutteth with it? or shall the saw exalt itself against him by whom it is drawn? as if a rod should lift itself up against him that lifteth it up, and a staff exalt itself, which is but wood.

Isaiah 45:9
Woe to him that gainsayeth his maker, a sherd of the earthen pots: shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it: What art thou making, and thy work is without hands?

Jeremiah 18:6
Cannot I do with you, as this potter, O house of Israel, saith the Lord? behold as clay is in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, O house of Israel.

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 9:22
What if God, willing to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction,

2 Timothy 2:20
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.

Additional Translations
Does not the potter have the right to make from the same lump of clay one vessel for special occasions and another for common use?

Or does the potter not have authority over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel unto honor, but one unto dishonor?

Has not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel to honor, and another to dishonor?

Or hath not the potter a right over the clay, from the same lump to make one part a vessel unto honor, and another unto dishonor?

Or has not the potter authority over the clay, out of the same lump to make one vessel to honour, and another to dishonour?

Or hath not the potter a right over the clay, from the same lump to make one part a vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?

Hath not the potter power over the clay of the same lump to make one vessel to honor, and another to dishonor?

Or has not the potter rightful power over the clay to make out of the same lump one vessel for more honourable and another for less honourable uses?

Or hasn't the potter a right over the clay, from the same lump to make one part a vessel for honor, and another for dishonor?

hath not the potter authority over the clay, out of the same lump to make the one vessel to honour, and the one to dishonour?
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