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27 Bible Verses about Unfruitfulness

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Matthew 21:19

And having seen one fig tree by the way, he came to it, and found nothing on it, except leaves only; and he says to it, Let no more fruit be from thee forever. And instantly the fig tree was dried up.

Mark 11:14

And Jesus having answered, said to it, May none eat more fruit of thee forever. And his disciples heard.

Job 15:32-33

Before his day it shall be completed, and his branch was not green. He will shake off as a vine his unripe grapes, and he will cast his flower as the olive.

Ezekiel 17:9

Say, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Shall it prosper? shall he not pluck up its roots, and cut off its fruit, and dry up all the fresh foliage of its springing up? It shall be dried up, and not in its great strength, and by much people to lift it up from its roots.

Ezekiel 19:10-12

Thy mother as a vine in thy blood, planted by the waters: she was fruitful and covered from much water. And there will be to her rods of strength to the rods of those ruling, and his stature will be lifted up between the thick boughs, and he will be seen in his height from the multitude of his branches. And she shall be plucked up in wrath, she was cast down to the earth, and the wind of the east dried up her fruit: the rods of her strength were broken and dried up, and the fire consumed them.

Matthew 21:43

For this I say to you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and shall be given to a nation doing its fruits.

Hebrews 6:7-8

For the earth drinking the rain coming often upon it, and bringing forth the vegetable fitting well to them by whom it is cultivated, receives commendation from God: And producing thorns and briers is rejected, after having been tried, and near cursing; whose end for destruction.

Leviticus 26:18-20

And if yet these ye will not hear to me, I added to chastise you seven times for your sins. And I broke the pride of your strength: and I gave your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass: And your strength shall be exhausted to no purpose: and your land shall not give its produce, and the tree of the land shall not give its fruit

Deuteronomy 11:17

And the anger of Jehovah kindled against you, and he shut up the heavens and there shall not be rain, and the land shall not give her produce, and ye perished quickly from off the good land that Jehovah gave to you.

Deuteronomy 28:15-16

And it being, if thou shalt not hear to the voice of Jehovah thy God, to watch to do all his commands and his laws which I command thee this day; and all these curses came upon thee, and overtook thee: Cursed thou in the city, and cursed thou in the field.

Psalm 78:46

And he will give their produce to the devourer, and their labor to the locust

Psalm 107:33-34

He will set rivers to a desert, and the findings of waters to thirst; A land of fruit to saltness, for the evil of those dwelling in it

Isaiah 5:10

For ten measures of a vineyard shall make one bath, and the seed of an omer shall make an ephah.

Isaiah 32:10

Days over a year shall ye being confident, be disturbed; for the vintage being finished, the ingathering shall not come.

Hosea 8:7

For they shall sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: no stalk to it: the sprout shall not make flour: perhaps it will make, strangers will swallow it down.

Haggai 2:19

Is the seed yet in the storehouse? and even the vine and the fig tree, and the pomegranate and the olive tree bore not: from this day will I praise.

Mark 4:19

And the cares of this time, and the deceit of riches, and eager desires about remaining things, coming in, choke the word, and it is unfruitful.

Isaiah 5:1-7

I will sing now to my beloved a song of my love for his vineyard. There was a vineyard to my beloved in the horn of the son of oil: And he will dig it up, and he will free it from stones, and he will plant it with a vine of purple grapes, and build a tower in its midst, and he will also hew out a wine-vat in it: and he will wait for grapes to be made, and it will make wild grapes. And now, ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge ye now, between me and between my vineyardread more.
What to do more to my vineyard, and did I not in it? wherefore I waited for grapes to be made, and it will make wild grapes. And now I will make known to you now what I do to my vineyard, taking away its hedge, and it was for consuming, breaking down its wall, and it was for a treading down. And I will make it a desolation; it shall not be pruned and it shall not be dressed, and there came up sharp points and thorns: and upon the clouds I will command from raining rain upon it For the vineyard of Jehovah of armies is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah the plant of his pleasures: and he will wait for judgment, and behold bloodshed; for justice, and behold a cry.

Matthew 3:8-10

Do ye therefore fruit worthy of repentance. And think not to say in yourselves we have Abraham a father; for I say to you that God can of these stones raise up children to Abraham. 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.

Luke 3:9

And also the axe is already laid at the root of the trees: therefore every tree not making good fruit is cut down, and cast into fire.

Matthew 7:19

Every tree not making good fruit is cut off, and cast into fire.

Luke 13:6-9

And he spake this parable: A certain had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit on it, and found not. And he said to the vine-dresser, Behold, three years I am come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find not: cut it off; wherefore also does it leave the earth unemployed? And he having answered says to him, Lord, let it go also this year, till I shall dig round it, and cast dung:read more.
Whereas also it might bear fruit: and if not, afterwards thou shalt cut it off.

From Thematic Bible


Unfruitfulness » Failure to invest life's resources

Luke 19:20

And another came saying, Lord, behold, thy coin which I have placed in a napkin:

Unfruitfulness » Worldliness a cause of

Unfruitfulness » Divine judgment visited upon

Matthew 3:10

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.

Unfruitfulness » Ends in spiritual rejection

Hebrews 6:8

And producing thorns and briers is rejected, after having been tried, and near cursing; whose end for destruction.

Unfruitfulness » General references to

Isaiah 5:2

And he will dig it up, and he will free it from stones, and he will plant it with a vine of purple grapes, and build a tower in its midst, and he will also hew out a wine-vat in it: and he will wait for grapes to be made, and it will make wild grapes.

Unfruitfulness » Results in the master's disappointment

Luke 13:6

And he spake this parable: A certain had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit on it, and found not.