Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

And now also, the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

New American Standard Bible

The axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

King James Version

And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Holman Bible

Even now the ax is ready to strike the root of the trees! Therefore, every tree that doesn’t produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

International Standard Version

The ax already lies against the roots of the trees. So every tree that isn't producing good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

A Conservative Version

And even now the axe is laid at the root of the trees. Every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

American Standard Version

And even now the axe lieth at the root of the trees: every tree therefore that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Amplified

And already the axe [of God’s judgment] is swinging toward the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

An Understandable Version

And even now the axe is ready to chop down the trees [i.e., you Jewish people]. Every tree [i.e., person] that does not produce wholesome fruit [i.e., godly, repentant lives] will be cut down and thrown into the fire [i.e., the final punishment of the wicked].

Anderson New Testament

Even now the ax is lying at the root of the trees: therefore, every tree that does not bring forth good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Bible in Basic English

And even now the axe is put to the root of the trees; every tree then which does not give good fruit is cut down, and put into the fire.

Common New Testament

Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the ax is already laid to the root of the trees: every tree then which does not produce good fruit, will be hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Darby Translation

And already the axe is applied to the root of the trees; every tree therefore not producing good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

Godbey New Testament

But already the ax is laid to the root of the trees; therefore every tree not producing good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire.

Goodspeed New Testament

But the axe is already lying at the roots of the trees. Any tree that fails to produce good fruit is going to be cut down and thrown into the fire.

John Wesley New Testament

But even the axe already lieth at the root of the trees; therefore every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, is hewn down and cast into the fire.

Julia Smith Translation

And now also the axe lies at the root of the trees; therefore every one not making good fruit is cut off and cast into fire.

King James 2000

And now also the ax is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which brings not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Already now the ax is positioned at the root of the trees; therefore every tree not producing good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Even now is the axe put unto the root of the trees: so that every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Moffatt New Testament

The axe is lying all ready at the root of the trees; any tree that is not producing good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

Montgomery New Testament

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.

NET Bible

Even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

New Heart English Bible

"And even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that does not bring forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Noyes New Testament

And already is the axe lying at the root of the trees; every tree therefore that beareth not good fruit is to be cut down, and cast into the fire.

Sawyer New Testament

and already the axe lies at the root of the trees; every tree, therefore, which bears not good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

The Emphasized Bible

Already also, the axe, unto the root of the trees, is being laid, - every tree, therefore, not bringing forth good fruit, is to be hewn down, and, into fire, to be cast.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And now also the ax is laid to the root of the trees: every tree therefore which produceth not good fruit, is hewing down, and casting into the fire.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Already the axe is lying at the root of the trees. Therefore every tree that fails to bear good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.

Webster

And now also the ax is laid to the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

Weymouth New Testament

And already the axe is lying at the root of the trees, so that every tree which does not produce good fruit will quickly be hewn down and thrown into the fire.

Williams New Testament

Now the axe is already lying at the roots of the trees. Every tree then that fails to bear good fruit is to be cut down and thrown into the fire.

World English Bible

"Even now the axe lies at the root of the trees. Therefore, every tree that doesn't bring forth good fruit is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Worrell New Testament

And already the axe is lying at the root of the trees; every tree, therefore, not bearing good fruit, is cut down, and cast into the fire.

Worsley New Testament

And now the ax is laid to the root of the trees; every tree therefore, which yieldeth not good fruit, is cut down and cast into the fire.

Youngs Literal Translation

and now also, the axe unto the root of the trees is laid, every tree therefore not bearing good fruit is hewn down, and to fire is cast.

Interlinear

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

now
ἤδη 
Ede 
Usage: 45


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

the axe
ἀξίνη 
Axine 
axe
Usage: 2

is laid
κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie, be laid, be set, be appointed, be, be made, laid up, there
Usage: 23

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

the root
ῥίζα 
Rhiza 
Usage: 11

of the trees
δένδρον 
Dendron 
Usage: 12

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

δένδρον 
Dendron 
Usage: 12

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

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

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

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

is hewn down
ἐκκόπτω 
Ekkopto 
Usage: 6

and

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

βάλλω 
Ballo 
Usage: 66

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

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

9 and do not think to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father. For I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. 10 And now also, the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire. 11 I indeed baptize you with water to repentance. But He who comes after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He shall baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire;


Cross References

John 15:2

Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away. And every one that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bring forth more fruit.

Psalm 92:13-14

Those that are planted in the house of Jehovah shall flourish in the courts of our God.

Matthew 7:19

Every tree that does not bring forth good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

Luke 13:6-9

He also spoke this parable: A certain man had a fig-tree planted in his vineyard. And he came and sought fruit on it, and found none.

John 15:6

If anyone does not abide in Me, he is cast out as a branch and is withered. And they gather and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

Psalm 1:3

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivulets of water that brings forth its fruit in its seasons, and its leaf shall not wither, and all which he does shall be blessed.

Psalm 80:15-16

and the vineyard which Your right hand has planted, and the Son that You make strong for Yourself.

Luke 3:9

And now also the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bring forth good fruit is cut down and cast into the fire.

Luke 23:31

For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry?

1 Peter 4:17-18

For the time has come for the judgment to begin from the house of God. And if it first begins from us, what will be the end of those disobeying the gospel of God?

Isaiah 5:2-7

And He fenced it, and gathered out the stones of it, and planted it with choice vines, and built a tower in its midst, and hewed out a wine vat in it; and He looked for it to produce grapes. And it produced wild grapes.

Isaiah 27:11

When its branches are dried up, they shall be broken off; the women come and set them on fire; for it is a people of no understanding. Therefore His Maker will not have mercy on them, and He who formed them will not favor them.

Isaiah 61:3

to appoint to those who mourn in Zion, to give to them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the mantle of praise for the spirit of heaviness; so that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of Jehovah, that He might be glorified.

Jeremiah 17:8

For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters; it sends out its roots by the river, and it shall not fear when the heat comes, but its foliage shall be green; and he is not worried in the year of drought, nor will it cease from yielding fruit.

Ezekiel 15:2-7

Son of man, how is the vine tree more than any other tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest?

Malachi 3:1-3

Behold, I will send My messenger, and He will clear the way before Me. And Jehovah, whom you seek, shall suddenly come to His temple, even the Angel of the Covenant, in whom you delight. Behold, He comes, says Jehovah of Hosts.

Malachi 4:1

For behold, the day is coming, burning like a fire pot; and all the proud, and every doer of wickedness, shall be chaff. And the coming day will set them ablaze, says Jehovah of Hosts, which will not leave root or branches to them.

Matthew 21:19

And seeing a fig tree in the way, He came to it and found nothing on it except leaves only. And He said to it, let no fruit grow on you forever. And immediately the fig tree withered away.

Hebrews 3:1-3

Therefore, holy brothers, called to be partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus,

Hebrews 6:8

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

Hebrews 10:28-31

He who despised Moses' Law died without mercy on the word of two or three witnesses.

Hebrews 12:25

See that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if they did not escape, those who refused him that spoke on earth, much more we shall not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from Heaven,

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