Read Luke 13:8 Using Other Translations
And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:
And he answered him, 'Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put on manure.
“The gardener answered, ‘Sir, give it one more chance. Leave it another year, and I’ll give it special attention and plenty of fertilizer.