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Ezekiel 15

RSV 1 And the word of the LORD came to me: NIV 1 The word of the LORD came to me: RSV 2 "Son of man, how does the wood of the vine surpass any wood, the vine branch which is among the trees of the forest? NIV 2 "Son of man, how is the wood of a vine better than that of a branch on any of the trees in the forest? RSV 3 Is wood taken from it to make anything? Do men take a peg from it to hang any vessel on? NIV 3 Is wood ever taken from it to make anything useful? Do they make pegs from it to hang things on? RSV 4 Lo, it is given to the fire for fuel; when the fire has consumed both ends of it, and the middle of it is charred, is it useful for anything? NIV 4 And after it is thrown on the fire as fuel and the fire burns both ends and chars the middle, is it then useful for anything? RSV 5 Behold, when it was whole, it was used for nothing; how much less, when the fire has consumed it and it is charred, can it ever be used for anything! NIV 5 If it was not useful for anything when it was whole, how much less can it be made into something useful when the fire has burned it and it is charred? RSV 6 Therefore thus says the Lord GOD: Like the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give up the inhabitants of Jerusalem. NIV 6 "Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: As I have given the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest as fuel for the fire, so will I treat the people living in Jerusalem. RSV 7 And I will set my face against them; though they escape from the fire, the fire shall yet consume them; and you will know that I am the LORD, when I set my face against them. NIV 7 I will set my face against them. Although they have come out of the fire, the fire will yet consume them. And when I set my face against them, you will know that I am the LORD. RSV 8 And I will make the land desolate, because they have acted faithlessly, says the Lord GOD." NIV 8 I will make the land desolate because they have been unfaithful, declares the Sovereign LORD."