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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 (29:2,3,8,10). The potter's wheel is mentioned by (Jeremiah 18:3 ). See also 1 Chronicles 4:23 ; Psalm 2:9 ; Isaiah 45:9 ; 64:8 ; Jeremiah 19:1 ; Lamentations 4:2 ; Zechariah 11:13 ; Romans 9:21 .

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Pottery'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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