“For the Vineyard of the Lord of Hosts Is the House of Israel”

D. Kelly Ogden, Andrew C. Skinner

The interpretation of the allegory includes the use of paronomasia (a play on words). In Hebrew: “he looked for mishpat, but behold mishpakh; for tsdakah, but behold ts’akah.” In English: “he looked for equity, but behold iniquity; for a righteous nation, but behold lamentation.40

Verse by Verse: The Book of Mormon: Vol. 1