Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Jesus, answering, said to the fig tree, Never again shall anyone eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard it.
His roots shall be dried up beneath, and above his branch shall be cut off.
that the triumphing of the wicked is short, and the joy of the hypocrite but for a moment?
What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? Therefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, did it bring forth wild grapes?
As if they had never been planted, as if they had never been sown, as if their stock had never taken root in the earth; even blowing upon them, they wither, and the whirlwind takes them away as stubble.
and when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.
But he answered and said, Every plant which my heavenly Father has not planted shall be rooted up.
And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it and found nothing upon it, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee from now on for ever. And then the fig tree withered away.
He who does not abide in me shall be cast forth as an unsound branch and shall wither, and they are gathered and cast into the fire and are burned.
but that which bears thorns and briers is rejected and is near unto cursing, whose end shall be by fire.
These are spots in your banquets of charity, feeding themselves without any fear whatsoever: clouds without water, carried to and fro of the winds; trees withered as in fall, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;