Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
All his walls are broken down; you have given his strong towers to destruction.
And now, this is what I will do to my vine-garden: I will take away the circle of thorns round it, and it will be burned up; its wall will be broken down and the beasts of the field will go through it;
For before the time of getting in the grapes, after the opening of the bud, when the flower has become a grape ready for crushing, he will take away the small branches with knives, cutting down and taking away the wide-stretching branches.
For the Lord will make good the vine of Jacob, as well as the vine of Israel: for the wasters have made them waste and sent destruction on the branches of their vine.
He will come and put them to destruction and give the garden to others. And when he said this, they said, May it not be so.
But now you have sent us away from you, and put us to shame; you do not go out with our armies.