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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Figurative: In Jeremiah 19:1 breaking of an earthen vessel was symbolical of the destruction of Jerusalem. These vessels were also used to symbolize the commonness ( Lamentations 4:2 ) and frailness of our bodies (2 Corinthians 4:7 ). See
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Earthen, Vessels'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/e/earthen-vessels.html. 1915.
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