Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Bring forth therefore fruits befitting for repentance:

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];

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:

Julia Smith Translation

Do ye therefore fruit worthy of 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 come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who has warned you to flee from the wrath to come? 8 Bring forth therefore fruits befitting for repentance: 9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.


Cross References

Acts 26:20

But showed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the country of Judea, and then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works befitting repentance.

Jeremiah 36:3

It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do unto them; that they may return every man from his evil way; that I may forgive their iniquity and their sin.

Luke 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham our father: for I say unto you, That God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

Ephesians 5:9

(For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Isaiah 1:16-17

Wash you, make yourself 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; and the LORD will relent concerning the evil that he has pronounced against you.

Matthew 21:28-30

But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work today in my vineyard.

Matthew 21:32

For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and you believed him not: but the tax collectors and the harlots believed him: and you, when you had seen it, repented not afterward, that you might believe him.

Luke 3:10-14

And the people asked him, saying, What shall we do then?

Romans 2:4-7

Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

2 Corinthians 7:10-11

For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be regretted: but the sorrow of the world works death.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

Philippians 1:11

Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

2 Peter 1:4-8

By which are given unto us exceedingly great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.

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