1 Let me sing my beloved the song of my friend for his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hillside.
Ps 80:8 Luke 20:9 Mark 12:1 Matt 21:33 Jer 2:21 John 15:1 Deut 31:19-22
2 He dug it, cleared it of stones, and planted it with red grapes. In the middle he built a tower, he hewed a press there too. He expected it to yield fine grapes: wild grapes were all it yielded.
Jer 2:21 Mark 11:13 Exod 33:16 Matt 21:19 1Cor 9:7 Deut 32:6 Deut 32:8-9
3 And now, citizens of Jerusalem and people of Judah, I ask you to judge between me and my vineyard.
Jer 2:4-5 Luke 20:15-16 Mark 12:9-12 Matt 21:40-41 Mic 6:2-3 Ps 50:4-6 Ps 51:4
4 What more could I have done for my vineyard that I have not done? Why, when I expected it to yield fine grapes, has it yielded wild ones?
Matt 23:37 2Chr 36:14-16 Acts 7:51-60 Ezek 24:13 Isa 1:5 Jer 2:5 Jer 2:30-31
5 Very well, I shall tell you what I am going to do to my vineyard: I shall take away its hedge, for it to be grazed on, and knock down its wall, for it to be trampled on.
Isa 28:18 Lam 1:15 Luke 21:24 Deut 28:49-52 Isa 10:6 Isa 28:3 Rev 11:2
6 I shall let it go to waste, unpruned, undug, overgrown by brambles and thorn-bushes, and I shall command the clouds to rain no rain on it.
Isa 7:23-25 2Chr 36:19-21 Isa 24:1-3 Jer 25:11 1Kgs 17:1 Amos 4:7 Deut 28:23-24
7 Now, the vineyard of Yahweh Sabaoth is the House of Israel, and the people of Judah the plant he cherished. He expected fair judgement, but found injustice, uprightness, but found cries of distress.
Ps 80:8-11 1Cor 6:8-11 1John 3:7-8 Deut 15:9 Exod 2:23-24 Exod 3:7 Exod 22:21-27
8 Woe to those who add house to house and join field to field until there is nowhere left and they are the sole inhabitants of the country.
Mic 2:2 Hab 2:9-12 Jer 22:13-17 1Kgs 21:16-20 Ezek 11:15 Ezek 33:24 Luke 12:16-24
9 Yahweh Sabaoth has sworn this in my hearing, 'Many houses will be brought to ruin, great and fine ones left untenanted;
Matt 23:38 Isa 22:14 2Chr 36:21 Amos 3:7 Amos 5:11 Amos 6:11 Isa 5:6
10 for ten acres of vineyard will yield only one barrel, and ten bushel of seed will yield only one bushel.'
Lev 26:26 Ezek 45:10-11 Hag 1:6 Hag 1:9-11 Hag 2:16 Joel 1:17 Lev 27:16
11 Woe to those who get up early to go after strong drink, and stay up late at night inflamed with wine.
Isa 5:22 Prov 23:29-30 Eccl 10:16-17 Isa 28:1 Isa 28:7-8 Rom 13:13 Prov 20:1
12 Nothing but harp and lyre, tambourine and pipe, and wine for their drinking bouts. Never a thought for the works of Yahweh, never a glance for what his hands have done.
Job 34:27 Ps 28:5 Amos 6:4-6 Dan 5:1-4 Dan 5:23 Gen 31:27 Hos 4:10-11
13 That is why my people is in exile, for want of perception; her dignitaries starving, her populace parched with thirst.
Hos 4:6 Isa 1:3 Isa 27:11 2Chr 28:5-8 2Kgs 17:6 2Pet 3:5 Amos 8:13
14 That is why Sheol opens wide its throat and gapes with measureless jaw and down go her noblemen and populace and her loud revellers merry to the last!
Hab 2:5 Acts 12:21-23 Luke 21:34 Rev 20:13-15 Isa 14:9 Isa 21:4 Isa 30:33
15 Human nature has been humbled, humankind brought low, and the eyes of the proud have been humbled.
Isa 2:9 Isa 2:11 1Pet 5:5 Dan 4:37 Exod 9:17 Isa 2:17 Isa 9:14-17
16 Yahweh Sabaoth is the more respected for his judgement, God the Holy One has displayed his holiness by his justice!
Ps 46:10 1Pet 2:15 Isa 12:4 Isa 29:23 1Chr 29:11 Ezek 36:23 Isa 8:13
17 Now the lambs will graze in their old pastures, and the fields laid waste by fat cattle will feed the kids.
Isa 7:25 Zeph 2:6 Zeph 2:14 Amos 4:1-3 Deut 28:33 Deut 32:15 Hos 8:7
18 Woe to those who drag guilt along by the reins of duplicity, drag along sin as though with a cart rope;
Jer 23:14 Jer 5:31 Jer 23:10 2Sam 16:20-23 Acts 26:9 Ezek 13:10-11 Ezek 13:22
19 to those who say, 'Why doesn't he do his work quickly so that we can see it; why doesn't the Holy One of Israel's design hurry up and come true so that we can experience it?'
Ezek 12:22 Jer 17:15 Jer 23:36 2Pet 3:3-4 Amos 5:18-19 Ezek 12:27 Isa 30:11
20 Woe to those who call what is bad, good, and what is good, bad, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.
Prov 17:15 2Tim 3:1-5 Job 17:12 Luke 16:15 Luke 11:34-35 Mal 2:17 Matt 6:22-23
21 Woe to those who think themselves wise and believe themselves enlightened.
Prov 3:7 1Cor 3:18-20 Rom 12:16 Job 11:12 John 9:41 Rom 1:22 Rom 11:25
22 Woe to those whose might lies in wine bibbing, their heroism in mixing strong drinks,
Isa 5:11 Hab 2:15 Isa 28:7 Isa 56:12 Prov 23:19-20 Isa 28:1-3
23 who acquit the guilty for a bribe and deny justice to the upright.
Isa 10:2 Jas 5:6 Ps 94:21 Prov 17:15 Isa 1:23 Mic 3:11 Mic 7:3
24 Yes, as the flame devours the stubble, as the straw flares up and disappears, their root will be like decay and their shoot be carried off like dust, for having rejected the law of Yahweh Sabaoth, for having despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Job 18:16 Isa 30:12 Joel 2:5 Acts 13:41 Exod 15:7 Isa 30:9 Isa 47:14
25 This is why Yahweh's anger has blazed out against his people; and he has raised his hand against them to strike them; why the mountains have shuddered and why corpses are lying like dung in the streets. After all this, his anger is not spent. No, his hand is still raised!
Isa 10:4 Isa 9:17 Isa 9:21 2Kgs 9:37 Jer 4:24 Dan 9:16 Jer 16:4
26 He hoists a signal for a distant nation, he whistles them up from the ends of the earth; and see how swift, how fleet they come!
Zech 10:8 Deut 28:49 Isa 7:18 Isa 18:3 Isa 11:12 Hab 1:8 Isa 13:2
27 None of them tired, none of them stumbling, none of them asleep or drowsy, none of them with belt unfastened, none of them with broken sandal-strap.
Job 12:18 Joel 2:7-8 Job 12:21 1Kgs 2:5 Dan 5:6 Deut 32:25 Eph 6:13-14
28 Their arrows are sharpened, their bows all strung, their horses' hoofs you would think were flint and their wheels, a whirlwind!
Ps 45:5 Ezek 21:9-11 Isa 21:1 Jer 5:16 Jer 47:3 Judg 5:22 Mic 4:13
29 Their roar is like that of a lioness, like fierce young lions they roar, growling they seize their prey and carry it off, with no one to prevent it,
Isa 42:22 Isa 49:24-25 Mic 5:8 Zech 11:3 Amos 3:8 Gen 49:9 Hos 11:10
30 growling at it, that day, like the growling of the sea. Only look at the country: darkness and distress, and the light turned to darkness by the clouds.
Isa 8:22 Jer 4:23-28 Joel 2:10 Ezek 32:7-8 Isa 13:10 Luke 21:25-26 Matt 24:29