At that time some people were there who told Jesus about the Galileans whom Pilate had killed while they were offering sacrifices to God.
Jesus answered them, "Because those Galileans were killed in that way, do you think it proves that they were worse sinners than all other Galileans?
No indeed! And I tell you that if you do not turn from your sins, you will all die as they did.
What about those eighteen people in Siloam who were killed when the tower fell on them? Do you suppose this proves that they were worse than all the other people living in Jerusalem?
No indeed! And I tell you that if you do not turn from your sins, you will all die as they did."
Then Jesus told them this parable: "There was once a man who had a fig tree growing in his vineyard. He went looking for figs on it but found none.