If anyone does not abide in Me, (A)he is cast out as a branch and is withered; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

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If anyone does not remain in Me, he is (A)thrown away like a branch and dries up; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

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If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown out like a [broken off] branch, and withers and dies; and they gather such branches and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.

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If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.(A)

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If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

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18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 (A)Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Therefore by their fruits you will know them.

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18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 (A)Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 So then, you will [a]know them (B)by their fruits.

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  1. Matthew 7:20 Or recognize

18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Therefore, by their fruit you will recognize them [as false prophets].

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18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.(A) 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.(B) 20 Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.

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18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.

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A Tree Known by Its Fruit(A)

33 “Either make the tree good and (B)its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit.

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Words Reveal Character

33 “Either [a]assume the tree to be good as well as its fruit good, or [b]assume the tree to be bad as well as its fruit bad; for (A)the tree is known by its fruit.

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  1. Matthew 12:33 Lit make
  2. Matthew 12:33 Lit make

Words Reveal Character

33 “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for the tree is recognized and judged by its fruit.

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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 recognized by its fruit.(A)

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33 Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.

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10 And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. (A)Therefore every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

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10 And the (A)axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore, (B)every tree that does not bear good fruit is being cut down and thrown into the fire.

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10 And already the axe [of God’s judgment] is [a]swinging toward the root of the trees; therefore every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.

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  1. Matthew 3:10 Lit laid at.

10 The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.(A)

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10 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.

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The True Vine

15 “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. (A)Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He [a]takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear (B)more fruit.

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  1. John 15:2 Or lifts up