Woe unto him that strives with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashions it, What do you make? or of your work, He has no hands?
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George Leo Haydock
Earthen. Literally, "Samian. "(Haydock)
Samos was famous for its pottery. (Pliny, xxxv. 12.) Hebrew, "Clay, disputest thou against the potters of the earth? "He shows the folly of idols, after having proved his own divinity. (Calmet)
Protestants, "Let the potsherds strive with the potsherds of the earth. "(Haydock)