Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Planted in the house of Yahweh, they will flourish in the courts of our God.
And he dug it and cleared it of stones, and he planted it [with] choice vines, and he built a watchtower in the middle of it, and he even hewed out a wine vat in it, and he waited for [it] to yield grapes-- but it yielded wild grapes.
Yet I planted you [as] a choice vine, all of it a seed of trustworthiness. How then have you altered before me [into something that is] degenerate, the foreign vine?
And he answered [and] said, "Every plant that my heavenly Father did not plant will be uprooted.
Truly, truly I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth [and] dies, it remains [by] itself alone. But if it dies, it bears much fruit.
"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.