Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.
For ye know that, afterwards - when he even wished to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for, place of repentance, found he none, even though, with tears, he diligently sought it.
And, to the man, he said, Because thou didst hearken to the voice of thy wife, and so didst eat of the tree as to which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it, Accursed be the ground for thy sake, In pain, shalt thou eat of it, all the days of thy life;
Now therefore, accursed, art thou, - from the ground which hath opened her mouth, to receive the shed-blood of thy brother at thy hand.
and he called his name Noah saying, - This, one shall give us rest from our work, And from the grievous toil of our hands, By reason of the ground which Yahweh hath cursed,
and therefore hath Yahweh rooted them out, from off their own soil, in anger and in wrath and in great indignation, - and cast them into another land as at this day.
Instead of wheat, let there come forth bramble, and, instead of barley, a bad-smelling weed! Ended are the words of Job.
A Land of Fruit, into a waste of salt, For the wickedness of them who dwell therein.
Let me sing, I pray you, for a well-beloved of mine, The song of my beloved concerning his vineyard: - A vineyard, had my well-beloved on a very fruitful hill;
Therefore shall he become as a shrub in the waste plain, Neither shall he perceive when good cometh, But shall inhabit Parched places in a wilderness, A land of salt that cannot he dwelt in.
so that Yahweh could no longer forbear because of the wickedness of your doings, because of the abominations which ye committed, - and your land became a desolation, and an astonishment, and a contempt without inhabitant - as at this day?
And, answering, he said unto it - No more, unto times age-abiding, let anyone of thee, eat fruit. And his disciples were listening.
And he said unto the vine-dresser - Lo! three years, I come, seeking fruit in this fig-tree, and find none. Cut it down! Why doth it make, even the round useless?
But some fearful reception of judgment and fiery jealousy, about to devour the opposers.
For the fortified city, is solitary, The dwelling forsaken and left as a wilderness, - There, shall the calf feed, And, there, lie down And shall consume the branches thereof:
Son of man, What can the vine-tree be more than any other tree, - any branch which hath been found among the trees of the forest?
And thou shalt say to the forest of the South Hear the word of Yahweh, - Thus saith My Lord Yahweh-Behold me! kindling in thee a fire. And it shall devour in thee every moist tree and every dry tree. The spreading flame shall not be quenched, Then shall be scorched thereby all faces from south to north;
For lo! the day, cometh, that burneth as a furnace, - and, all the proud and everyone who worketh lawlessness, shall be, stubble, and the day that cometh, shall consume them utterly, saith Yahweh of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
Already also, the axe, unto the root of the trees, is being laid, - every tree, therefore, not bringing forth good fruit, is to be hewn down, and, into fire, to be cast.
Every tree that beareth not fine fruit, is hewn down, and, into fire, is cast.
Then, will he say unto those also, on his left hand: Depart ye from me, accursed ones! Into the age-abiding fire, which hath been prepared for the adversary and his messengers;
If one abide not me, he is cast out as the branch, and withered, and they gather them, - and, into fire, they cast them, and they are burned.
And, if anyone was not found, in the book of life, written, he was cast into the lake of fire.
But if the mark again breaketh out in the house, after the taking out of the stones, - and after the scraping of the house and after the plastering,;
Verily, I say unto you - All things shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, - the sins and the profanities wherewithal they shall profane;
And, whosoever shall say a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him; but, unto him who, against the Holy Spirit, speaketh profanely, it shall not be forgiven.
saying - This man, began to build, and was not able to finish!
Because if, in moist wood, these things, they are doing, - in, the dry, what shall happen?
And, on some, indeed, have mercy, - such as are in doubt, be saving, out of the fire, snatching them;