King James Version
But the fig tree said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to be promoted over the trees?
Darby Bible Translation
But the fig tree said to them, 'Shall I leave my sweetness and my good fruit, and go to sway over the trees?'
World English Bible
"But the fig tree said to them, 'Should I leave my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to wave back and forth over the trees?'
Young's Literal Translation
And the fig saith to them, Have I ceased from my sweetness, and my good increase, that I have gone to stagger over the trees?
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
But the fig tree said unto them, Should I forsake my sweetness, and my good fruit, and go to be promoted over the trees?Judges 9:11 Parallel Commentaries
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28. Hence is also that which thou hast mentioned that they speak of, that the Lord Jesus, after He was risen, walked in the way with two disciples; and upon their drawing near to the village whither they were going, He made as though He would have gone farther: where the Evangelist, saying, "But He Himself feigned that He would go further,"  hath put that very word in which liars too greatly delight, that they may with impunity lie: as if every thing that is feigned is a lie, whereas in a truthful …
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And the trees said to the fig tree, Come thou, and reign over us.
Then said the trees unto the vine, Come thou, and reign over us.
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