On "And you will say to this1people: 'Thus says the Lord God of Israel, "Every skin will be filled with wine,"'"2.Up to, "and your eyes will pour forth tears because the flock of the Lord was crushed."
WHAT THE PROPHET is appointed to say for God ought to be worthy of God,3. but it appears that it is not worthy of God when we rely on the letter,4. for someone might say when hearing the letter: These texts are foolish. But the unspiritual man will say this, for the unspiritual man does not receive what is of the spirit of God. For it is folly to him.5. Observe then the text which says: And you will say6.to this people, "Thus says the Lord God of Israel,"--let what the Lord God of Israel says be worthy of the Lord God of Israel7.--"'Every skin will be filled with wine.' And it will happen, if they say to you: 'Are we so ignorant indeed that we do not know that every skin will be filled with wine?'"8. And if9. those who answer, holding to the literal word, say these things and state____________________