Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
“Thus says the Lord
God, ‘Clap your hand, stamp your foot and say, “ Alas, because of all the evil abominations of the house of Israel, which will fall by sword, famine and plague!
“And you, son of man, thus says the Lord
God to the land of Israel, ‘An end! The end is coming on the four corners of the land.
and say to the forest of the Negev, ‘Hear the word of the Lord: thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am about to
kindle a fire in you, and it will consume every green tree in you, as well as every dry tree; the blazing flame will not be quenched and the whole surface from south to north will be burned by it.
For if they do these things when the tree is green, what will happen when it is dry?”