Luke 6:43
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New International Version
"No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit.

New Living Translation
"A good tree can't produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can't produce good fruit.

English Standard Version
“For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit,

Berean Study Bible
No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit.

Berean Literal Bible
For there is no good tree producing bad fruit, nor again a bad tree producing good fruit.

New American Standard Bible
"For there is no good tree which produces bad fruit, nor, on the other hand, a bad tree which produces good fruit.

King James Bible
For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"A good tree doesn't produce bad fruit; on the other hand, a bad tree doesn't produce good fruit.

International Standard Version
"A good tree doesn't produce rotten fruit, and a rotten tree doesn't produce good fruit,

NET Bible
"For no good tree bears bad fruit, nor again does a bad tree bear good fruit,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“There is not a good tree that produces bad fruit, neither a bad tree that produces good fruit,”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"A good tree doesn't produce rotten fruit, and a rotten tree doesn't produce good fruit.

New American Standard 1977
“For there is no good tree which produces bad fruit; nor, on the other hand, a bad tree which produces good fruit.

Jubilee Bible 2000
For a good tree does not bring forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

King James 2000 Bible
For a good tree brings not forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

American King James Version
For a good tree brings not forth corrupt fruit; neither does a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

American Standard Version
For there is no good tree that bringeth forth corrupt fruit; nor again a corrupt tree that bringeth forth good fruit.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For there is no good tree that bringeth forth evil fruit; nor an evil tree that bringeth forth good fruit.

Darby Bible Translation
For there is no good tree which produces corrupt fruit, nor a corrupt tree which produces good fruit;

English Revised Version
For there is no good tree that bringeth forth corrupt fruit; nor again a corrupt tree that bringeth forth good fruit.

Webster's Bible Translation
For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

Weymouth New Testament
"There is no good tree that yields unsound fruit, nor again any unsound tree that yields good fruit.

World English Bible
For there is no good tree that brings forth rotten fruit; nor again a rotten tree that brings forth good fruit.

Young's Literal Translation
'For there is not a good tree making bad fruit, nor a bad tree making good fruit;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:37-49 All these sayings Christ often used; it was easy to apply them. We ought to be very careful when we blame others; for we need allowance ourselves. If we are of a giving and a forgiving spirit, we shall ourselves reap the benefit. Though full and exact returns are made in another world, not in this world, yet Providence does what should encourage us in doing good. Those who follow the multitude to do evil, follow in the broad way that leads to destruction. The tree is known by its fruits; may the word of Christ be so grafted in our hearts, that we may be fruitful in every good word and work. And what the mouth commonly speaks, generally agrees with what is most in the heart. Those only make sure work for their souls and eternity, and take the course that will profit in a trying time, who think, speak, and act according to the words of Christ. Those who take pains in religion, found their hope upon Christ, who is the Rock of Ages, and other foundation can no man lay. In death and judgment they are safe, being kept by the power of Christ through faith unto salvation, and they shall never perish.
Study Bible
A Tree and its Fruit
42How can you say, ‘Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while you yourself fail to see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. 43No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit. 44For each tree is known by its own fruit. Indeed, people do not gather figs from thornbushes, or grapes from brambles.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:16
By their fruit you will recognize them. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?

Matthew 7:18
A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.

Matthew 12:33
Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad; for a tree is known by its fruit.

Luke 6:42
How can you say, 'Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' while you yourself fail to see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye.
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