15 Then the word of the Lord came to me, saying,2 “Son of man, how is the wood of the vine better than any wood of a branch which is among the trees of the forest?3 Can wood be taken from it to make [a]anything, or can men take a peg from it on which to hang any vessel?4 [b]If it has been put into the fire for fuel, and the fire has consumed both of its ends and its middle part has been charred, is it then useful for [c]anything?5 Behold, while it is intact, it is not made into [d]anything. How much less, when the fire has consumed it and it is charred, can it still be made into [e]anything!6 Therefore, thus says the Lord [f]God, ‘As the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so have I given up the inhabitants of Jerusalem;7 and I set My face against them. Though they have come out of the fire, yet the fire will consume them. Then you will know that I am the Lord, when I set My face against them.8 Thus I will make the land desolate, because they have acted unfaithfully,’” declares the Lord God.
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