katapi NEW STUDY BIBLE - select-a-version: New English Bible (New Testament)

katapi HOME Ezekiel 15:1-8 - Parable of the vine.  Eze.15.1-8

15 1 These were the words of the LORD to me:
15 2 Man, how is the vine better than any other tree,
than a branch from a tree in the forest?
15 3 Is wood got from it
fit to make anything useful?
Can men make it into a peg
and hang things on it?
15 4 If it is put on the fire for fuel,
if its two ends are burnt by the fire
and the middle is charred,
is it fit for anything useful?
15 5 Nothing useful could be made of it even when whole;
how much less, when it is burnt by the fire and charred,
can it be made into anything useful!
15 6 So these are the words of the Lord GOD: