Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches turned toward him, and the roots thereof were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.
that the kingdom might be cast down, that it might not lift itself up, but that it might keep his covenant and stay in her.
Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.
For before the harvest, when the fruit is perfect, and after the flower is past and the fruit is mature, then he shall both cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks and take away and cut down the branches.