Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and if it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, cut it down.'"

King James Version

And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

Holman Bible

Perhaps it will bear fruit next year, but if not, you can cut it down.’”

International Standard Version

Maybe next year it will bear fruit. If not, then cut it down.'"

A Conservative Version

Although surely it should bear fruit, and if not, in the coming year thou will cut it down.

American Standard Version

and if it bear fruit thenceforth, well ; but if not, thou shalt cut it down.

Amplified

Then perhaps it will bear fruit after this; but if not, you can cut it down and out.

An Understandable Version

And [then] if it begins to produce, fine; but if it does not, [then] you should cut it down."

Anderson New Testament

and it may bear fruit; but if not, after ward you shall cut it down.

Bible in Basic English

And if, after that, it has fruit, it is well; if not, let it be cut down.

Common New Testament

And if it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, you can cut it down.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

perhaps it may bear fruit: if not, you may after that hew it down.

Darby Translation

and if it shall bear fruit but if not, after that thou shalt cut it down.

Godbey New Testament

and if it may bear fruit in the future; and if not you shall cut it down.

Goodspeed New Testament

perhaps it will bear fruit next year. But if it does not, you can have it cut down.' "

John Wesley New Testament

Perhaps it may bear fruit: but if not, after that thou shalt cut it down.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and if it bears fruit, well; and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

Julia Smith Translation

Whereas also it might bear fruit: and if not, afterwards thou shalt cut it off.

King James 2000

And if it bears fruit, well: and if not, then after that you shall cut it down.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And if indeed it produces fruit in the coming [year], [so much the better], but if not, you can cut it down.'"

Modern King James verseion

And if it bears fruit, well; and if not, then after that you shall cut it down.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to see whether it will bear fruit: and if it bear not, then after that, cut it down.'"

Moffatt New Testament

Then it may bear fruit next year. If not, you can have it cut down.'"

Montgomery New Testament

"If after that it bears fruit, well and good; but if not you shall cut it down.'"

NET Bible

Then if it bears fruit next year, very well, but if not, you can cut it down.'"

New Heart English Bible

If it bears fruit, fine; but if not, after that, you can cut it down.'"

Noyes New Testament

and if it bear fruit hereafter, well; but if not, thou shalt cut it down.

Sawyer New Testament

and if it bears fruit, well; but if not, at a future time you shall cut it down.

The Emphasized Bible

and if it may bear fruit for the future; -- but, otherwise, certainly, thou shalt cut it down.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

perhaps it may then produce fruit: but if it does not, afterwards thou shalt cut it down.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then, if it bears in future, well and good; but if not, you can have it cut down.'"

Webster

And if it shall bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.

Weymouth New Testament

If after that it bears fruit, well and good; if it does not, then you shall cut it down.'"

Williams New Testament

If it bears figs in the future, well; but if not, you will have to cut it down.'"

World English Bible

If it bears fruit, fine; but if not, after that, you can cut it down.'"

Worrell New Testament

And if, indeed, it bear fruit for the future, well; but, if not, you shall cut it down.'"

Worsley New Testament

then perhaps it may bear fruit; if not, afterwards cut it down.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if indeed it may bear fruit -- ;and if not so, thereafter thou shalt cut it off.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And if
κἄν 
Kan 
though, and if, if but, also if, at the least, and if so much as, yet
Usage: 6

it bear
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

well and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

μέλλω 
mello 
shall, should, would, to come, will, things to come, not tr,
Usage: 90

thou shalt cut
ἐκκόπτω 
Ekkopto 
Usage: 6

it

Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Barren Fig Tree

8 "And he answered and said to him, 'Let it alone, sir, for this year too, until I dig around it and put in fertilizer; 9 and if it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, cut it down.'" 10 And He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.


Cross References

Ezra 9:14-15

shall we again break Your commandments and intermarry with the peoples who commit these abominations? Would You not be angry with us to the point of destruction, until there is no remnant nor any who escape?

Psalm 69:22-28

May their table before them become a snare; And when they are in peace, may it become a trap.

Daniel 9:5-8

we have sinned, committed iniquity, acted wickedly and rebelled, even turning aside from Your commandments and ordinances.

John 15:2

"Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.

1 Thessalonians 2:15

who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God, but hostile to all men,

Hebrews 6:8

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

Revelation 15:3-4

And they sang the song of Moses, the bond-servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, "Great and marvelous are Your works, O Lord God, the Almighty; Righteous and true are Your ways, King of the nations!

Revelation 16:5-7

And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

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