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Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible, by John Wesley, [1754-65], at

Ezekiel Chapter 15

Ezekiel 15:2

eze 15:2

The vine - tree - Israel is here compared to a vine, which, when fruitless, is utterly unprofitable. This the prophet minds them of to humble them, and awaken them to fruitfulness. A branch - One branch of a tree in the forest is of more use than the whole vine - tree is, except for its fruit.

Ezekiel 15:3

eze 15:3

A pin - Will it afford even a pin to drive into a wall or post, on which you may safely fasten any weight.

Ezekiel 15:4

eze 15:4

For fuel - When for its barrenness it is cut down, it is fit only to burn.

Ezekiel 15:6

eze 15:6

Given - Doomed for food to the fire.

Ezekiel 15:8

eze 15:8

Because - They have been so perpetually trespassing, that it seems a continued act.

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