Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; and he that guardeth his master shall be honoured.

New American Standard Bible

He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.

King James Version

Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.

Holman Bible

Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit,
and whoever looks after his master will be honored.

International Standard Version

Whoever nurtures the fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever obeys his master will be honored.

A Conservative Version

He who keeps the fig tree shall eat the fruit of it, and he who regards his master shall be honored.

American Standard Version

Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; And he that regardeth his master shall be honored.

Amplified

Whoever tends the fig tree shall eat its fruit; so he who patiently and faithfully guards and heeds his master shall be honored.

Bible in Basic English

Whoever keeps a fig-tree will have its fruit; and the servant waiting on his master will be honoured.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Whosoever keeps the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof, so he that waits on his master shall be honoured.

Julia Smith Translation

He guarding the fig tree shall eat its fruit: and he watching his lord shall be honored.

King James 2000

Whosoever keeps the fig tree shall eat its fruit: so he that waits on his master shall be honored.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who guards his master will be honored.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever keeps the fig tree shall eat its fruit; so he who waits on his master shall be honored.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso keepeth his fig tree, shall enjoy the fruits thereof; he that waiteth upon his master, shall come to honour.

NET Bible

The one who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever takes care of his master will be honored.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever tends the fig tree shall eat its fruit. He who looks after his master shall be honored.

The Emphasized Bible

He that guardeth the fig-tree, shall eat the fruit thereof, and, he that watcheth over his master, shall he honoured.

Webster

He that keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit of it: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honored.

World English Bible

Whoever tends the fig tree shall eat its fruit. He who looks after his master shall be honored.

Youngs Literal Translation

The keeper of a fig-tree eateth its fruit, And the preserver of his master is honoured.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the fig tree
תּאנה תּאן 
T@'en 
Usage: 39

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

on his master
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

Context Readings

All About Life

17 Iron is sharpened by iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend. 18 Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; and he that guardeth his master shall be honoured. 19 As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.



Cross References

1 Corinthians 9:7

Who ever carries on war at his own charges? who plants a vineyard and does not eat of its fruit? or who herds a flock and does not eat of the milk of the flock?

Song of Songs 8:12

My vineyard, which is mine, is before me: The thousand silver-pieces be to thee, Solomon; And to the keepers of its fruit, two hundred.

Luke 12:43-44

Blessed is that bondman whom his lord on coming shall find doing thus;

Genesis 24:2-3

And Abraham said to his servant, the eldest of his house, who ruled over all that he had, Put thy hand, I pray thee, under my thigh,

Genesis 39:2-5

And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

Genesis 39:22-23

And the chief of the tower-house committed to Joseph's hand all the prisoners that were in the tower-house; and whatever they had to do there he did.

Exodus 24:13

And Moses rose up, and Joshua his attendant; and Moses went up to the mountain of God.

1 Samuel 2:30

Wherefore Jehovah the God of Israel saith, I said indeed, Thy house and the house of thy father should walk before me for ever. But now Jehovah saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

2 Kings 3:11

And Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of Jehovah that we may inquire of Jehovah by him? And one of the king of Israel's servants answered and said, Here is Elisha the son of Shaphat, who poured water on the hands of Elijah.

2 Kings 5:2-3

And the Syrians had gone out in bands, and had brought away captive out of the land of Israel a little maid; and she waited on Naaman's wife.

2 Kings 5:25

And he entered in and stood before his master. And Elisha said to him, Whence comest thou, Gehazi? And he said, Thy servant went no whither.

2 Kings 5:27

But the leprosy of Naaman shall fasten upon thee, and upon thy seed for ever. And he went out from his presence leprous, as snow.

Psalm 123:2

Behold, as the eyes of servants look unto the hand of their masters, as the eyes of a maiden unto the hand of her mistress, so our eyes are directed to Jehovah our God, until he be gracious unto us.

Proverbs 17:2

A wise servant shall rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part in the inheritance among the brethren.

Proverbs 22:29

Hast thou seen a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before the mean.

Matthew 24:25

Behold, I have told you beforehand.

Matthew 24:46

Blessed is that bondman whom his lord on coming shall find doing thus.

Matthew 25:21-22

His lord said to him, Well, good and faithful bondman, thou wast faithful over a few things, I will set thee over many things: enter into the joy of thy lord.

Mark 10:43

but it is not thus among you; but whosoever would be great among you, shall be your minister;

Luke 12:37

Blessed are those bondmen whom the lord on coming shall find watching; verily I say unto you, that he will gird himself and make them recline at table, and coming up will serve them.

Luke 19:17

And he said to him, Well done, thou good bondman; because thou hast been faithful in that which is least, be thou in authority over ten cities.

John 12:26

If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.

Acts 10:7

And when the angel who was speaking to him had departed, having called two of his household and a pious soldier of those who were constantly with him,

1 Corinthians 3:8

But the planter and the waterer are one; but each shall receive his own reward according to his own labour.

1 Corinthians 9:13

Do ye not know that they who labour at sacred things eat of the offerings offered in the temple; they that attend at the altar partake with the altar?

Colossians 3:22

Bondmen, obey in all things your masters according to flesh; not with eye-services, as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing the Lord.

2 Timothy 2:6

The husbandman must labour before partaking of the fruits.

1 Peter 2:18

Servants, be subject with all fear to your masters, not only to the good and gentle, but also to the ill-tempered.

1 Peter 2:21

For to this have ye been called; for Christ also has suffered for you, leaving you a model that ye should follow in his steps:

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