Ezekiel 15:2
Good News Translation
"Mortal man," he said, "how does a vine compare with a tree? What good is a branch of a grapevine compared with the trees of the forest?

Contemporary English Version
Ezekiel, son of man, what happens to the wood of a grapevine after the grapes have been picked? It isn't like other trees in the forest,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Son of man, what shall be made of the wood of the vine, out of all the trees of the woods that are among the trees of the forests?

New American Bible
Son of man, what makes the wood of the vine Better than the wood of branches found on the trees in the forest?

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Son of man, what shall be made of the wood of the vine, out of all the trees of the woods that are among the trees of the forests?

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Deuteronomy 32:32,33 Their vines are of the vineyard of Sodom, and of the suburbs of Gomorrha: their grapes are grapes of gall, and their clusters most bitter. . . .

Psalm 80:8-16 Thou hast brought a vineyard out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the Gentiles and planted it. . . .

Songs 2:13,15 The fig tree hath put forth her green figs: the vines in flower yield their sweet smell. Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come: . . .

Songs 6:11 I went down into the garden of nuts, to see the fruits of the valleys, and to look if the vineyard had flourished, and the pomegranates budded.

Songs 7:12 Let us get up early to the vineyards, let us see if the vineyard flourish, if the flowers be ready to bring forth fruits, if the pomegranates flourish: there will I give thee my breasts.

Songs 8:11,12 The peaceable had a vineyard, in that which hath people: he let out the same to keepers, every man bringeth for the fruit thereof a thousand pieces of silver. . . .

Isaiah 5:1-7 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place. . . .

Jeremiah 2:21 Yet, I planted thee a chosen vineyard, all true seed: how then art thou turned unto me into that which is good for nothing, O strange vineyard?

Hosea 10:1 Israel a vine full of branches, the fruit is agreeable to it: according to the multitude of his fruit, he hath multiplied altars, according to the plenty of his land he hath abounded with idols.

Matthew 21:33-41 Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country. . . .

Mark 12:1-9 And he began to speak to them in parables: A certain man planted a vineyard and made a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it to husbandmen: and went into a far country. . . .

Luke 20:9-16 And he began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen: and he was abroad for a long time. . . .

John 15:1-6 I am the true vine: and my Father is the husbandman. . . .

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Isaiah 44:23 Give praise, O ye heavens, for the Lord hath shewn mercy: shout with joy, ye ends of the earth: ye mountains, resound with praise, thou, O forest, and every tree therein: for the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and Israel shall be glorified.

Micah 3:12 Her princes have judged for bribes: and her priests have taught for hire, and her prophets divined for money: and they leaned upon the Lord, saying: Is not the Lord in the midst of us? no evil shall come among us.

Zechariah 11:2 Howl, thou fir tree, for the cedar is fallen, for the mighty are laid waste: howl, ye oaks of Basan, because the fenced forest is cut down.

Context
Jerusalem the Useless Vine
1And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: 2Son of man, what shall be made of the wood of the vine, out of all the trees of the woods that are among the trees of the forests?3Shall wood be taken of it, to do any work, or shall a pin be made of it for any vessel to hang thereon?…
Cross References
Psalm 80:8
Thou hast brought a vineyard out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the Gentiles and planted it.

Isaiah 5:1
I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place.

Ezekiel 15:1
And the word of the Lord came to me, saying:

Ezekiel 15:3
Shall wood be taken of it, to do any work, or shall a pin be made of it for any vessel to hang thereon?

Hosea 10:1
Israel a vine full of branches, the fruit is agreeable to it: according to the multitude of his fruit, he hath multiplied altars, according to the plenty of his land he hath abounded with idols.

Additional Translations
“Son of man, how does the wood of the vine surpass any other branch among the trees in the forest?Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Son of man, what is the vine-tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?

And thou, son of man—of all the wood, of the branches that are among the trees of the forest, what shall be made of the wood of the vine?

Son of man, what is the wood of the vine more than any wood, the vine-branch, which is among the trees of the forest?

Son of man, What is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Son of man, What is the vine-tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?

'Son of man, What is the vine-tree more than any tree? The vine-branch that hath been, Among trees of the forest?
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