Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Against you, you only, have I done wrong, working that which is evil in your eyes; so that your words may be seen to be right, and you may be clear when you are judging.
Give ear to the words of the Lord, O sons of Jacob and all the families of Israel:
Give ear, O you mountains, to the Lord's cause, and take note, you bases of the earth: for the Lord has a cause against his people, and he will take it up with Israel.
When, then, the lord of the vine-garden comes, what will he do to those workmen?
What then will the master of the garden do? He will come and put the workmen to death, and will give the garden into the hands of others.
And driving him out of the garden they put him to death. Now what will the lord do to these workmen?
But by your hard and unchanged heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of the revelation of God's judging in righteousness;
In no way: but let God be true, though every man is seen to be untrue; as it is said in the Writings, That your words may be seen to be true, and you may be seen to be right when you are judged.
For this cause the Lord has said: Like the vine-tree among the trees of the woods which I have given to the fire for burning, so will I give the people of Jerusalem.