Fruitless
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Lacking, or not bearing, fruit; barren; destitute of offspring; as, a fruitless tree or shrub; a fruitless marriage.

2. (a.) Productive of no advantage or good effect; vain; idle; useless; unprofitable; as, a fruitless attempt; a fruitless controversy.

Greek
2508. kathairo -- to cleanse
... Cognate: 2508 -- make clean by (removing undesirable elements); hence, "pruned
(purged)"; eliminating what is fruitless by purifying (making ). See 2513 (). ...
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1601. ekpipto -- to leap out
... in nautical language: I fall off from the straight course; of flowers: I fade away,
wither away; I fall from, lose, forfeit; I am cast ashore; I am fruitless. ...
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2757. kenophonia -- empty talk
... chatter, empty talk. From a presumed compound of kenos and phone; empty sounding,
ie Fruitless discussion -- vain. see GREEK kenos. see GREEK phone. ...
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3150. mataiologia -- idle or foolish talk
... talking. Word Origin from mataiologos Definition idle or foolish talk NASB
Word Usage fruitless discussion (1). vain jangling. From ...
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Library

The Fruitless vine
... The Fruitless Vine. A Sermon (No.125). Delivered on Sabbath Evening, March 22, 1857,
by the. REV. ... Now, let us dwell upon this point. A fruitless profession. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/the fruitless vine.htm

The Fruitless Search.
... Homily XII. Chapter XVII."The Fruitless Search. "But when the day dawned,
I shouted aloud, and howled miserably, and looked around ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xvii the fruitless search.htm

Fruitless Counsel.
... Homily II. Chapter XXVIII."Fruitless Counsel. "These things, and things
reckoned greater than these, he promised us, on condition ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xxviii fruitless counsel.htm

Pilate's Fruitless Efforts to Save Jesus. --The Dream of Pilate's ...
... CHAPTER VI. THE TRIAL AND CONDEMNATION. Section 287. Pilate's fruitless
Efforts to save Jesus."The Dream of Pilate's Wife. In ...
/.../section 287 pilates fruitless efforts.htm

Fruitless Faith
... Fruitless Faith. A Sermon (No.3434). Published on Thursday, November 26th, 1914.
Delivered by. CH SPURGEON,. At [6]the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 60 1914/fruitless faith.htm

The Call by the Sea
... The disciples, weary with a night of fruitless toil, were still in their fishing
boats on the lake. ... And no lesson of Christ's fell fruitless. ...
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The True vine.
... See Isa.5:1; Ps.80; Jer.2:21. Israel, however, had proved a wild and fruitless
Vine. ... We are dead, fruitless branches, without the Christ-life. ...
/.../johnson/the new testament commentary vol iii john/the true vine.htm

A Doomed People
... They are not in touch with humanity. Those who thus live for self are like
the fig tree, which made every pretension but was fruitless. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 64 a doomed people.htm

The Fig-Tree.
... Let us join, then, the Master and His disciples, as they stand on the crest above
Bethany, and, gazing on that fruitless leaf-bearer, "hear this parable of the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macduff/memories of bethany/xix the fig-tree.htm

The Crisis in Galilee
... But their search was fruitless, and many repaired to Capernaum, still seeking Him.
Meanwhile He had arrived at Gennesaret, after an absence of but one day. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/white/the desire of ages/chapter 41 the crisis in.htm

Thesaurus
Fruitless (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Lacking, or not bearing, fruit; barren; destitute
of offspring; as, a fruitless tree or shrub; a fruitless marriage. ...
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Curse (211 Occurrences)
... compare Romans 12:14). He Himself cursed the fruitless fig tree (Mark
11:21)-a symbol of the doom of a fruitless people. Curse as the ...
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Asmoneans
... A second campaign of Bacchides proved fruitless against the daring and cunning of
Jonathan and Simon, and they succeeded in making peace with the Syrians (Ant ...
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Vanity (100 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) That which is vain; anything empty, visionary, unreal, or unsubstantial;
fruitless desire or effort; trifling labor productive of no good; empty ...
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Vain (141 Occurrences)
... unsatisfying. 2. (superl.) Destitute of forge or efficacy; effecting no purpose;
fruitless; ineffectual; as, vain toil; a vain attempt. 3 ...
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Nicodemus (5 Occurrences)
... 65)? 2. The Defense: The above interview, though apparently fruitless at
the time, was not without its effect upon Nicodemus. At ...
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Unmovable (1 Occurrence)
... 15:58 Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times
in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord. ...
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Occupied (32 Occurrences)
... 15:58 Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times
in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord. ...
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Firm (111 Occurrences)
... 15:58 Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times
in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord. ...
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Fruition (1 Occurrence)

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Concordance
Fruitless (4 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord.
(WEY)

Ephesians 5:11
and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of the darkness and rather even convict,
(See NIV)

1 Timothy 1:6
from which things some, having missed the mark, have turned aside to vain talking;
(See NAS)

Jude 1:12
These are in your love-feasts craggy rocks; feasting together with you, without fear shepherding themselves; clouds without water, by winds carried about; trees autumnal, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;
(See RSV)

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