Parallel Verses

Amplified

Bring forth fruit that is consistent with repentance [let your lives prove your change of heart];

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;

King James Version

Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

Holman Bible

Therefore produce fruit consistent with repentance.

International Standard Version

Produce fruit that is consistent with repentance!

A Conservative Version

Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance.

American Standard Version

Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:

An Understandable Version

Demonstrate by your lives that you have [really] repented,

Anderson New Testament

Bring forth, therefore, fruit worthy of repentance:

Bible in Basic English

Let your change of heart be seen in your works:

Common New Testament

Bear fruit worthy of repentance,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let your actions then show your repentance:

Darby Translation

Produce therefore fruit worthy of repentance.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance;

Goodspeed New Testament

Then produce fruit that will be consistent with your professed repentance!

John Wesley New Testament

Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance

Julia Smith Translation

Do ye therefore fruit worthy of repentance.

King James 2000

Bring forth therefore fruits befitting for repentance:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore produce fruit worthy of repentance!

Modern King James verseion

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Bring forth therefore the fruits belonging to repentance:

Moffatt New Testament

Now, produce fruit that answers to your repentance,

Montgomery New Testament

Then bring forth fruit worthy of repentance.

NET Bible

Therefore produce fruit that proves your repentance,

New Heart English Bible

Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance,

Noyes New Testament

Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance,

Sawyer New Testament

Bear fruit, therefore, worthy of a change of mind;

The Emphasized Bible

Bring forth, therefore, fruit worthy of repentance;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Produce then worthy fruits of repentance:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let your life, then, prove your repentance;

Webster

Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

Weymouth New Testament

Therefore let your lives prove your change of heart;

Williams New Testament

Produce, then, fruit that is consistent with the repentance you profess,

World English Bible

Therefore bring forth fruit worthy of repentance!

Worrell New Testament

Produce, therefore, fruit worthy of repentance;

Worsley New Testament

Bring forth therefore fruits becoming: penitents: and do not say within your selves,

Youngs Literal Translation

bear, therefore, fruits worthy of the reformation,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

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

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

ἄξιος 
Axios 
Usage: 28

References

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee and escape from the wrath and indignation [of God against disobedience] that is coming? 8 Bring forth fruit that is consistent with repentance [let your lives prove your change of heart]; 9 And do not presume to say to yourselves, We have Abraham for our forefather; for I tell you, God is able to raise up descendants for Abraham from these stones!


Cross References

Acts 26:20

But made known openly first of all to those at Damascus, then at Jerusalem and throughout the whole land of Judea, and also among the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works and live lives consistent with and worthy of their repentance.

Jeremiah 36:3

It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do to them, so that each one may turn from his evil way, that I may forgive their iniquity and their sin.

Luke 3:8

Bear fruits that are deserving and consistent with [your] repentance [that is, conduct worthy of a heart changed, a heart abhorring sin]. And do not begin to say to yourselves, We have Abraham as our father; for I tell you that God is able from these stones to raise up descendants for Abraham.

Ephesians 5:9

For the fruit (the effect, the product) of the Light or the Spirit [consists] in every form of kindly goodness, uprightness of heart, and trueness of life.

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before My eyes! Cease to do evil,

Jeremiah 7:3-7

Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel: Amend your ways and your doings, and I will cause you to dwell in this place.

Jeremiah 26:13

Therefore now amend your ways and your doings and obey the voice of the Lord your God; then the Lord will relent and reverse the decision concerning the evil which He has pronounced against you.

Matthew 21:28-30

What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He came to the first and said, Son, go and work today in the vineyard.

Matthew 21:32

For John came to you walking in the way of an upright man in right standing with God, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the harlots did believe him; and you, even when you saw that, did not afterward change your minds and believe him [adhere to, trust in, and rely on what he told you].

Luke 3:10-14

And the multitudes asked him, Then what shall we do?

Romans 2:4-7

Or are you [so blind as to] trifle with and presume upon and despise and underestimate the wealth of His kindness and forbearance and long-suffering patience? Are you unmindful or actually ignorant [of the fact] that God's kindness is intended to lead you to repent ( to change your mind and inner man to accept God's will)?

2 Corinthians 7:10-11

For godly grief and the pain God is permitted to direct, produce a repentance that leads and contributes to salvation and deliverance from evil, and it never brings regret; but worldly grief (the hopeless sorrow that is characteristic of the pagan world) is deadly [breeding and ending in death].

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the [Holy] Spirit [the work which His presence within accomplishes] is love, joy (gladness), peace, patience (an even temper, forbearance), kindness, goodness (benevolence), faithfulness,

Philippians 1:11

May you abound in and be filled with the fruits of righteousness (of right standing with God and right doing) which come through Jesus Christ (the Anointed One), to the honor and praise of God [ that His glory may be both manifested and recognized].

2 Peter 1:4-8

By means of these He has bestowed on us His precious and exceedingly great promises, so that through them you may escape [by flight] from the moral decay (rottenness and corruption) that is in the world because of covetousness (lust and greed), and become sharers (partakers) of the divine nature.

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