Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

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

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:

Amplified

So produce fruit that is consistent with repentance [demonstrating new behavior that proves a change of heart, and a conscious decision to turn away from sin];

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:

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 to be immersed, John said to them, "You children of snakes, who warned you to run away from the coming wrath [of God]? 8 Demonstrate by your lives that you have [really] repented, 9 and quit thinking to yourselves, we claim Abraham as our forefather, because I tell you, God is able to make Abraham's children out of these stones.


Cross References

Acts 26:20

but, [instead] declared to the people of Damascus first, [then] to the people of Jerusalem, and [finally to those] throughout all of the district of Judea, as well as to the Gentiles [everywhere] that they should repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives] and turn to God, doing deeds which demonstrate their repentance.

Acts 26:20

but, [instead] declared to the people of Damascus first, [then] to the people of Jerusalem, and [finally to those] throughout all of the district of Judea, as well as to the Gentiles [everywhere] that they should repent [i.e., change their hearts and lives] and turn to God, doing deeds which demonstrate their repentance.

Luke 3:8

Demonstrate by your lives that you have [really] repented, and quit saying to yourselves, 'We claim Abraham as our forefather,' because I tell you, God is able to make Abraham's children out of these stones.

Ephesians 5:9

(for the product of light consists of everything good and right and true).

Ephesians 5:9-17

(for the product of light consists of everything good and right and true).

Ephesians 5:9-7

(for the product of light consists of everything good and right and true).

Ephesians 5:9

(for the product of light consists of everything good and right and true).

Matthew 21:28-30

But what do you think [about this]? A man had two sons; He went to the first one and said, 'Son, go to work in my vineyard today.'

Matthew 21:32

For John came to show you the way to be right with God, but you would not believe his message. Yet the tax collectors and prostitutes believed it, and when you saw this, even then you did not change your minds so as to believe his message.

Luke 3:10-14

Then the crowds asked him, "What then must we do [i.e., to demonstrate our repentance]?"

Romans 2:4-7

Or, do you despise the abundance of God's kindness and tolerance and patience [toward you], not realizing that His kindness is intended to cause you to repent? [i.e., to change your hearts and lives].

2 Corinthians 7:10-11

For the sorrow that God desires produces repentance [i.e., a change of heart and life] that leads to salvation, and which brings no regrets. But the sorrow of the world [i.e., sorrow for wrongdoing for reasons unrelated to God or moral principles] produces [spiritual] death.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit produced by the Holy Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness,

Philippians 1:11

having been full of qualities of righteousness, which come from Jesus Christ and produce honor and praise to God.

2 Peter 1:4-8

By these [blessings] He has given to us the precious and tremendous promises, so that you people may share in His divine nature, [after] having escaped the world's corruption, caused by evil desires.

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