4538 vineyard

4538 vineyard

A cultivated field or garden, sometimes surrounded by a wall, in which vines and other trees were grown. Israel is sometimes compared to a vineyard. Some of Jesus Christ’s parables concern vineyards.

Vineyards were sometimes surrounded by walls

Mt 21:33 pp Mk 12:1 See also Nu 22:24

Vineyards were associated with a settled, peaceful life

Isa 65:20-22 See also Ge 9:20; Dt 6:10-11; 2Ki 18:31-32 pp Isa 36:16-17; 2Ki 19:29 pp Isa 37:30; 2Ch 26:10; Ne 9:25; Ps 107:37-38; SS 7:12; Jer 31:3-5; Jer 32:15; Jer 35:6-10; Eze 28:26; Am 9:14

Vineyards were important for agriculture

2Ki 25:11-12 pp Jer 39:9-10 pp Jer 52:15-16 See also Nu 20:17; Nu 21:22; Dt 20:6; Jdg 14:5; Jdg 15:4-5; 1Sa 8:10-14; 1Ch 27:27; Ne 5:1-5,11; Isa 61:5

Vineyards were a sign of wealth

1Sa 22:7 See also 2Ki 5:26; Pr 31:16; Ecc 2:4

Regulations relating to vineyards

Lev 19:10 See also Ex 22:5; Ex 23:11; Lev 25:3-4; Dt 22:9; Dt 23:24; Dt 24:21

The produce of vineyards not enjoyed by owner

Dt 28:39 See also Dt 28:30; Am 5:11; Zep 1:13

Naboth’s vineyard

1Ki 21:1-19

Vineyards in parables

Mt 21:28-32 See also SS 8:11-12; Mt 20:1-16 the parable of the workers in the vineyard; Mt 21:33-44 pp Mk 12:1-11 pp Lk 20:9-18 the parable of the tenants; Lk 13:6-9; 1Co 9:7

The metaphorical use of vineyards

Eze 19:10 See also Job 24:6; SS 1:14; SS 2:15; Isa 3:14; Isa 5:1-7; Jer 12:10

See also

2357Christ, parables
4406agriculture
4458grape
4534vine
4544wine
4546winepress
5438parables
5611watchman