Luke 13:9

9 If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.’ ”

Luke 13:9 in Other Translations

KJV
9 And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.
ESV
9 Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.'"
NLT
9 If we get figs next year, fine. If not, then you can cut it down.’”
MSG
9 and maybe it will produce next year; if it doesn't, then chop it down.'"
CSB
9 Perhaps it will bear fruit next year, but if not, you can cut it down.' "

Luke 13:9 In-Context

7 So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, ‘For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?’
8 “ ‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around it and fertilize it.
9 If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.’ ”
10 On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues,
11 and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all.
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