Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?

General references

Bible References

Three

Leviticus 19:23
And when ye have come into the land and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall circumcise the foreskin of the fruit; three years it shall be uncircumcised unto you; it shall not be eaten of.
Leviticus 25:21
then I will command my blessing upon you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for three years.
Romans 2:4
Or dost thou despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, ignoring that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?

Cut

Luke 3:9
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees; every tree therefore which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.
Exodus 32:10
Now therefore let me alone that my wrath may wax hot in them and consume them; and I will put thee over a great nation.
Daniel 4:14
he cried aloud and said thus, Hew down the tree, and cut off his branches, shake off his leaves, and scatter his fruit; let the beasts get away from under him and the fowls from his branches:
Matthew 3:10
And now the axe is also laid unto the root of the trees; therefore, every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.
Matthew 7:19
Every tree that does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.
John 15:2
Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he shall take away; and every one that bears fruit, he shall purge that they may bring forth more fruit.

Why

Exodus 32:10
Now therefore let me alone that my wrath may wax hot in them and consume them; and I will put thee over a great nation.
Matthew 3:9
and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father, for I say unto you that God is able to raise up children unto Abraham of these stones.

General references

Judges 9:11
But the fig tree said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness and my good fruit to go and sway over the trees?
Luke 3:9
And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees; every tree therefore which does not bring forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.