Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

but if it produces thorns and thistles, it is considered worthless, and is in danger of being cursed, and its end will be to be burned.

New American Standard Bible

but if it yields thorns and thistles, it is worthless and close to being cursed, and it ends up being burned.

King James Version

But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.

Holman Bible

But if it produces thorns and thistles, it is worthless and about to be cursed, and will be burned at the end.

International Standard Version

However, if it continues to produce thorns and thistles, it is worthless and in danger of being cursed, and in the end will be burned.

A Conservative Version

But producing thorns and thistles it is unfit and near a curse, the end of which is for burning.

American Standard Version

but if it beareth thorns and thistles, it is rejected and nigh unto a curse; whose end is to be burned.

Amplified

But if [that same soil] persistently bears thorns and thistles, it is considered worthless and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned.

An Understandable Version

But if the land produces [only] thorns and thistles, it is worthless and in danger of being cursed [by God], and will end up being burned.

Anderson New Testament

But that which produces thorns and thistles is rejected, and is near the curse, the end of which is to be burned.

Bible in Basic English

But if it sends up thorns and evil plants, it is of no use and is ready to be cursed; its only end is to be burned.

Common New Testament

But if it bears thorns and thistles, it is worthless and near to being cursed; its end is to be burned.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but that which bears thorns and briars, is look'd upon as lying under a curse; whose end will be to be burnt.

Darby Translation

but bringing forth thorns and briars, it is found worthless and nigh to a curse, whose end is to be burned.

Godbey New Testament

but that which produces thorns and thistles, is reprobate, and nigh unto the curse; whose end is unto burning.

Goodspeed New Testament

But if it yields thorns and thistles, it is thought worthless and almost cursed, and it will finally be burned.

John Wesley New Testament

But that which beareth thorns and briars is rejected and nigh unto a curse, whose end is to be burned.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but that which bears thorns and briers is rejected and is near unto cursing, whose end shall be by fire.

Julia Smith Translation

And producing thorns and briers is rejected, after having been tried, and near cursing; whose end for destruction.

King James 2000

But that which bears thorns and briars is worthless, and is near unto cursing; whose end is to be burned.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [if it] produces thorns and thistles, [it is] worthless and near to a curse, whose end [is] for burning.

Modern King James verseion

But that which bears thorns and briers is rejected and is a curse, whose end is to be burned.)

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but that ground, which beareth thorns and briars, is reproved, and is nigh unto cursing: whose end is to be burned.

Moffatt New Testament

whereas, if it produces thorns and thistles, it is reprobate and on the verge of being cursed ??its fate is to be burned.

NET Bible

But if it produces thorns and thistles, it is useless and about to be cursed; its fate is to be burned.

New Heart English Bible

but if it bears thorns and thistles, it is rejected and near being cursed, whose end is to be burned.

Noyes New Testament

but if it bear thorns and briers it is disapproved, and is near to being accursed; and its end is to be burned.

Sawyer New Testament

but that which produces thorns and thistles is disapproved, and is nigh to a curse, the end of which is to be burned.

The Emphasized Bible

But, should it be bringing forth thorns and briars, it is disapproved, and, unto cursing, nigh, - whose end is for burning.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but if it produceth thorns and thistles, it is abandoned, and near the curse [of barrenness], whose end will be for burning.

Twentieth Century New Testament

but, if it 'bears thorns and thistles,' it is regarded as worthless, it is in danger of being 'cursed,' and its end will be the fire.

Webster

But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh to cursing; whose end is to be burned.

Weymouth New Testament

But if it only yields a mass of thorns and briers, it is considered worthless, and is in danger of being cursed, and in the end will be destroyed by fire.

Williams New Testament

But if it continues to yield thorns and thistles, it is considered worthless and in danger of being cursed, and its final fate is burning.

World English Bible

but if it bears thorns and thistles, it is rejected and near being cursed, whose end is to be burned.

Worrell New Testament

but, if it bears thorns and thistles, it is rejected, and is near to a curse; whose end is to be burned.

Worsley New Testament

but that which bringeth forth thorns and briars, is rejected and near to a curse, (whose end is burning) so are they.

Youngs Literal Translation

and that which is bearing thorns and briers is disapproved of, and nigh to cursing, whose end is for burning;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἐκφέρω 
Ekphero 
Usage: 6

ἄκανθα 
Akantha 
Usage: 3

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

τρίβολος 
Tribolos 
Usage: 1

ἀδόκιμος 
Adokimos 
Usage: 8

ἐγγύς 
Eggus 
Usage: 23

κατάρα 
Katara 
Usage: 6

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

is to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Context Readings

A Serious Warning Against Falling Away

7 For land that has drunk the showers that now and again fall upon it, and produced vegetation useful for those for whom it was tilled, receives a blessing from God; 8 but if it produces thorns and thistles, it is considered worthless, and is in danger of being cursed, and its end will be to be burned. 9 But though we thus speak, we are persuaded better things of you, beloved, and things that accompany salvation.


Cross References

Luke 13:7-9

So he said to the gardener. "'See, for years I have come looking for fruit on this tree, and found none. Cut it down. Why should it actually cumber the ground?'

John 15:6

"If any one does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers. Such branches are gathered up and thrown into the fire and burned.

Matthew 3:10

And already the axe is lying at the roots of the trees. Any tree, therefore, that does not bear good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

Matthew 7:19

"Every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

Matthew 25:41

"Then he will say to those also at his left hand. 'Depart from me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels;

Mark 11:14

So, addressing the tree, he said, "Let no man ever more eat fruit from you." And the disciples heard it.

Mark 11:21

Then Peter remembered, and exclaimed, "Look, Rabbi, the fig tree which you cursed is withered up."

Hebrews 10:27

but a certain fearful expectation of judgment, and a fiery indignation which is about to devour the adversaries.

Hebrews 12:17

For you know that even when he afterward desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; he found no room for repentance, though he sought it earnestly, with tears.

Revelation 20:15

And if any one was found who was not written in the Book of Life, he was hurled into the lake of fire.



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