Matthew 7:18

18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.

Matthew 7:18 in Other Translations

KJV
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
ESV
18 A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit.
NLT
18 A good tree can’t produce bad fruit, and a bad tree can’t produce good fruit.
CSB
18 A good tree can't produce bad fruit; neither can a bad tree produce good fruit.

Matthew 7:18 In-Context

16 By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?
17 Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.
18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.
19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
20 Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.

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