Proverbs 27:18
Good News Translation
Take care of a fig tree and you will have figs to eat. Servants who take care of their master will be honored.

Contemporary English Version
Take care of a tree, and you will eat its fruit; look after your master, and you will be praised.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that keepeth the fig tree, shall eat the fruit thereof: and he that is the keeper of his master, shall be glorified.

New American Bible
Those who tend a fig tree eat its fruit; so those attentive to their master will be honored.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that keepeth the fig tree, shall eat the fruit thereof: and he that is the keeper of his master, shall be glorified.

keepeth

Songs 8:12 My vineyard is before me. A thousand are for thee, the peaceable, and two hundred for them that keep the fruit thereof.

1 Corinthians 9:7,13 Who serveth as a soldier, at any time, at his own charges? Who planteth a vineyard and eateth not of the fruit thereof? Who feedeth the flock and eateth not of the milk of the flock? . . .

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Genesis 24:2,3 And he said to the elder servant of his house, who was ruler over all he had: Put thy hand under my thigh, . . .

Genesis 39:2-5,22,23 And the Lord was with him, and he was a prosperous man in all things: and he dwelt in his master's house: . . .

Exodus 24:13 Moses rose up, and his minister Josue: and Moses going up into the mount of God,

2 Kings 3:11 And Josaphat said: Is there not here a prophet of the Lord, that we may beseech the Lord by him? And one of the servants of the king of Israel answered: Here is Eliseus, the son of Saphat, who poured water on the hands of Elias.

2 Kings 5:2,3,25,27 Now there had gone out robbers from Syria, and had led away captive out of the land of Israel, a little maid, and she waited upon Naaman's wife. . . .

Mark 10:43 But it is not so among you: but whosoever will be greater shall be your minister.

Acts 10:7 And when the angel who spoke to him was departed, he called two of his household servants and a soldier who feared the Lord, of them that were under him.

Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not serving to the eye, as pleasing men: but in simplicity of heart, fearing God.

shall

1 Samuel 2:30 Wherefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should minister in my sight, for ever. But now saith the Lord: Far be this from me: but whosoever shall glorify me, him will I glorify: but they that despise me, shall be despised.

Psalm 123:2 Behold as the eyes of servants are on the hands of their masters, As the eyes of the handmaid are on the hands of her mistress: so are our eyes unto the Lord our God, until he have mercy on us.

Matthew 24:25,46 Behold I have told it to you, beforehand. . . .

Matthew 25:21,22 His lord said to him: Well done, good and faithful servant, because thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will place thee over many things. Enter thou into the joy of thy lord. . . .

Luke 12:37,43,44 Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when he cometh, shall find watching. Amen I say to you that he will gird himself and make them sit down to meat and passing will minister unto them. . . .

John 12:26 If any man minister to me, let him follow me: and where I am, there also shall my minister be. If any man minister to me, him will my Father honour.

1 Peter 2:18,21 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle but also to the froward. . . .

Context
Do not Boast about Tomorrow
17Iron sharpeneth iron, so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend. 18He that keepeth the fig tree, shall eat the fruit thereof: and he that is the keeper of his master, shall be glorified.19As the faces of them that look therein, shine in the water, so the hearts of men are laid open to the wise.…
Cross References
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said: Who thinkest thou is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord setteth over his family, to give them their measure of wheat in due season?

Luke 19:17
And he said to him: Well done, thou good servant, because thou hast been faithful in a little, thou shalt have power over ten cities.

1 Corinthians 3:8
Now he that planteth and he that watereth, are one. And every man shall receive his own reward, according to his own labour.

1 Corinthians 9:7
Who serveth as a soldier, at any time, at his own charges? Who planteth a vineyard and eateth not of the fruit thereof? Who feedeth the flock and eateth not of the milk of the flock?

2 Timothy 2:6
The husbandman that laboureth must first partake of the fruits.

2 Kings 18:31
Do not hearken to Ezechias. For thus saith the king of the Assyrians: Do with me that which is for your advantage, and come out to me: and every man of you shall eat of his own vineyard, and of his own fig tree: and you shall drink water of your own cisterns,

Psalm 123:2
Behold as the eyes of servants are on the hands of their masters, As the eyes of the handmaid are on the hands of her mistress: so are our eyes unto the Lord our God, until he have mercy on us.

Proverbs 27:17
Iron sharpeneth iron, so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.

Proverbs 27:19
As the faces of them that look therein, shine in the water, so the hearts of men are laid open to the wise.

Songs 8:12
My vineyard is before me. A thousand are for thee, the peaceable, and two hundred for them that keep the fruit thereof.

Isaiah 36:16
Do not hearken to Ezechias: for thus said the king of the Assyrians: Do with me that which is for your advantage, and come out to me, and eat ye every one of his vine, and every one of his fig tree, and drink ye every one the water of his cistern,

Additional Translations
Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who looks after his master will be honored.Whoever keeps the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waits on his master shall be honored.

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

He that plants a fig-tree shall eat the fruits of it: so he that waits on his own master shall be honoured.

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

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

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

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

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