Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers, for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.
And their ranking men send their little ones to the waters. They come to the cisterns, and find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They are put to shame and confounded, and cover their heads,
And hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit that was given to us.
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.
Thou shall sow, but shall not reap, thou shall tread the olives, but shall not anoint thee with oil, and the vintage, but shall not drink the wine.