Ezekiel 15:2
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New American Standard Bible
"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?

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

Darby Bible Translation
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?

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

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

Ezekiel 15:2 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The vine ... - The image is grounded on a well-known figure Psalm 80:8; Isaiah 5. The comparison is not between the vine and other trees, but between the wood of the vine and the wood of other trees.

Ezekiel 15:2 Parallel Commentaries

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The Child Jesus Brought from Egypt to Nazareth.
(Egypt and Nazareth, b.c. 4.) ^A Matt. II. 19-23; ^C Luke II. 39. ^a 19 But when Herod was dead [He died in the thirty-seventh year of his reign and the seventieth of his life. A frightful inward burning consumed him, and the stench of his sickness was such that his attendants could not stay near him. So horrible was his condition that he even endeavored to end it by suicide], behold, an angel of the Lord [word did not come by the infant Jesus; he was "made like unto his brethren" (Heb. ii. 17),
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Psalm 80:8
You removed a vine from Egypt; You drove out the nations and planted it.

Isaiah 5:1
Let me sing now for my well-beloved A song of my beloved concerning His vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hill.

Ezekiel 15:1
Then the word of the LORD came to me, saying,

Ezekiel 15:3
"Can wood be taken from it to make anything, or can men take a peg from it on which to hang any vessel?

Hosea 10:1
Israel is a luxuriant vine; He produces fruit for himself. The more his fruit, The more altars he made; The richer his land, The better he made the sacred pillars.

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