Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Israel is an empty vine, he bringeth forth fruit unto himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.
I will sing now to my beloved a song of my love for his vineyard. There was a vineyard to my beloved in the horn of the son of oil:
And the word of Jehovah will be to me, saying,
For Jehovah turned back the pride of Jacob as the pride of Israel: for they emptying emptied them out, they corrupted their vineshoots
I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
An empty vine
Say to all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and in the seventh, and this seventy years, fasting, fasted ye to me, me?
For none of us lives to himself, and none dies to himself.
2 Corinthians 5:16
So that we from now know none according to the flesh: and if also we have known Christ according to the:flesh, but now we know no more.
For they all seek the things of themselves, and not the things of Christ Jesus.
To the multitude
And she knew not that I gave to her grain, and new wine, and new oil. and I multiplied silver to her, and gold they made for Baal.
They made kings, and not from me: and they made princes, and I knew not: their silver and their gold they made to them images to cut off.
And Ephraim will say, Surely I became rich, I found to me wealth: all my labors shall not be found to me iniquity which was sin.
And now they will add to sin, and they will make to them a molten image of their silver, in their understanding images the work of artificers all of it: they saying to them, The men sacrificing shall kiss the calves.
And where thy gods which thou didst make to thee? they will arise, if they shall save thee in the time of thine evil: for from the numbering of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah.