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|See commentary, False Prophets and Forgotten Love, Ezekiel 13-16 | See Bible Dictionary|
By the unfitness of the vine branch for any work,
15:1 The word of Yahweh came to me, saying,15:2 Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?
15:3 Shall wood be taken of it to make any work? or will men take a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon?
15:4 Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire has devoured both its ends, and its midst is burned: is it profitable for any work?
15:5 Behold, when it was whole, it was meet for no work: how much less, when the fire has devoured it, and it is burned, shall it yet be meet for any work!
is shewn the rejection of Jerusalem.
15:6 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh:As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.says the Lord Yahweh.
15:7 I will set my face against them; they shall go forth from the fire, but the fire shall devour them; and you shall know that I am Yahweh, when I set my face against them.
15:8 I will make the land desolate, because they have committed a trespass,