For there is yet hope for a tree, if it is cut down, that it will sprout again and that its tender branch will not cease.
If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my appointed time I will wait until my transformation comes.
He has pulled me up on every side, and I am dried up; he has caused my hope to pass like an uprooted tree.
And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots:
Days shall come when Jacob shall take root: Israel shall blossom and bud, and the face of the world shall be filled with fruit.
nevertheless leave the stump of his roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and of brass shall he be bound in the green grass of the field; and let him be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts in the grass of the earth:
And regarding that which the king saw, one who was a watchman and holy who came down from heaven and said, Hew the tree down and destroy it; yet leave the stump of its roots in the earth, and with a band of iron and of brass let it remain bound in the green grass of the field, and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field until seven times pass over him: