You will sow but not reap; you will press olives but not anoint yourselves with oil; you will tread grapes but not drink the wine.
Cross ReferencesJohn 4:37
For in this case the saying 'One sows and another reaps' is true.
You will sow much seed in the field but harvest little, because the locust will consume it.
You will have olive trees throughout your territory, but you will never anoint yourself with oil, because the olives will drop off.
then may another eat what I have sown, and my crops be uprooted.
They have sown wheat but harvested thorns. They have exhausted themselves to no avail. Bear the shame of your harvest because of the fierce anger of the LORD."
Therefore, because you trample on the poor and exact from him a tax of grain, you will never live in the stone houses you have built; you will never drink the wine from the lush vineyards you have planted.
Though the fig tree does not bud and no fruit is on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though the sheep are cut off from the fold and no cattle are in the stalls,
Their wealth will be plundered and their houses laid waste. They will build houses but not inhabit them, and plant vineyards but never drink their wine.
Chapter Outline1. God's punishment for ingratitude;
6. for ignorance,
10. for injustice;
16. and for idolatry.
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