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Ezekiel 15 NAS

Jerusalem like a Useless Vine

1 Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

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      2 "Son of man, how is the wood of the 1vine better than any wood of a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

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      3 "Can wood be taken from it to make anything, or can men take a peg from it on which to hang any vessel?

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        • a 15:3 - Lit "a work"
          4 "If it has been put into the 2fire for fuel, and the fire has consumed both of its ends and its middle part has been charred, is it then useful for anything?

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            • b 15:4 - Or "Behold"
            • c 15:4 - Lit "a work"
              5 "Behold, while it is intact, it is not made into anything. How much less, when the fire has consumed it and it is charred, can it still be made into anything!

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                • d 15:5 - Lit "a work"
                • e 15:5 - Lit "a work"
                  6 "Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD, 'As the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so have I given up the inhabitants of Jerusalem;

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                    • f 15:6 - Heb "YHWH," usually rendered LORD, and so throughout the ch
                      7 and I 3set My face against them. Though they have 4come out of the fire, yet the fire will consume them. Then you will know that I am the LORD, when I set My face against them.

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                      8 'Thus I will make the land desolate, because they have 5acted unfaithfully,' " declares the Lord GOD.

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