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Bridgeway Bible Commentary

Ezekiel 15

 

 

Verses 1-8

The useless vine (15:1-8)

Judah was one nation among many, like a vine among the trees of the forest. The question is asked: Is the timber of the vine better than the timber of other trees? The answer: No; as timber it is useless, not even fit to make a peg from which to hang a cooking pot. It is still more useless if it has been half burnt in a fire (15:1-5).

The nation Judah was useless and was already half destroyed through Babylon's attacks. Like the half-burnt vine thrown back on the fire, Jerusalem will be destroyed in the coming judgment (6-8).

 


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Bibliography Information
Flemming, Donald C. "Commentary on Ezekiel 15:4". "Brideway Bible Commentary". http://odl.studylight.org/commentaries/bbc/ezekiel-15.html. 2005.

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