Matthew 3:8
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English Standard Version
Bear fruit in keeping with repentance.

King James Bible
Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

American Standard Version
Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of penance.

English Revised Version
Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of repentance:

Webster's Bible Translation
Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:

Weymouth New Testament
Therefore let your lives prove your change of heart;

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forth.

Matthew 21:28-30,32 But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard...

Isaiah 1:16,17 Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil...

Luke 3:8,10-14 Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and begin not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father...

Acts 26:20 But showed first to them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and then to the Gentiles...

Romans 2:4-7 Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering...

2 Corinthians 7:10,11 For godly sorrow works repentance to salvation not to be repented of: but the sorrow of the world works death...

2 Peter 1:4-8 Whereby are given to us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature...

fruits.

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith...

Ephesians 5:9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

meet, etc. or, answerable to amendment of life.

Jeremiah 7:3-7 Thus said 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...

Jeremiah 36:3 It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do to them; that they may return every man from his evil way...

Cross References
Luke 3:8
Bear fruits in keeping with repentance. And do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham.

Acts 26:20
but declared first to those in Damascus, then in Jerusalem and throughout all the region of Judea, and also to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds in keeping with their repentance.

Ephesians 5:8
for at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light

Ephesians 5:9
(for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true),

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