Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thy mother is like a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters: she was fruitful and full of branches by reason of many waters.
and say, What was your mother? A lioness: she couched among lions, in the midst of the young lions she nourished her cubs.
Contend with your mother! Contend, for she is not my wife, neither am I her husband; and let her put away her prostitution from her face, and her adulteries from between her breasts;
Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?
It grew, and became a spreading vine of low stature, whose branches turned toward him, and its roots were under him: so it became a vine, and brought forth branches, and shot forth sprigs.
Let me sing for my well beloved a song of my beloved about his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a very fruitful hill.
"Hear another parable. There was a man who was a master of a household, who planted a vineyard, set a hedge about it, dug a winepress in it, built a tower, leased it out to farmers, and went into another country.
As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which Yahweh has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.
For Yahweh your God brings you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of springs, and underground water flowing into valleys and hills;
You brought a vine out of Egypt. You drove out the nations, and planted it.
I will set his hand also on the sea, and his right hand on the rivers.
I will cast you out, and your mother who bore you, into another country, where you were not born; and there you will die.