Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The vine is dried up, and the fig tree languisheth; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered: because joy is withered away from the sons of men.

General references

Bible References

The vine

Joel 1:10
The field is laid waste; the land mourns. For the grain is destroyed, the new wine is dried up, the oil languishes.
Habakkuk 3:17
For though the fig tree shall not flourish, nor shall fruit be in the vines, the labor of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no food. The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls.

The pomegranate

Numbers 13:23
And they came to the valley of Eshcol, and cut down from there a branch with one cluster of grapes, and they bore it upon a staff between two, also of the pomegranates, and of the figs.
Psalm 92:12
A righteous man shall flourish like the palm tree. He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Song of Songs 2:3
As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
Song of Songs 7:7
This thy stature is like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to its clusters.

General references

Isaiah 24:7
The new wine mourns. The vine languishes. All the merry-hearted do sigh.
Micah 6:15
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.