Mark 11:20 [study!]
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) 
And as they passed by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered away from the roots.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
As they were passing by in the morning, they saw the fig tree withered from the roots [up].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig-tree dried up from the roots.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
And passing by early in the morning they saw the fig-tree dried up from the roots.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
And, passing by early, they saw the fig-tree, withered from its roots;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
And in the morning, passing by, they saw the fig-tree having been dried up from the roots,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
And when they passed by in the morning they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) 
And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried vp from the roots.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
And in the morning, while they passed by, they saw that fig-tree that it was dry from its root.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig-tree dried up, as it were, from its root.
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative
and sometimes also a cumulative
, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
in the morning,
Adverb from G4253
; at dawn
; by implication the day break
as they passed by,
Tense - Present (See G5774
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790
Mood - Participle (See G5796
Count - 544
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700
; properly to see
(literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780
Voice - Active (See G5784
Mood - Indicative (See G5791
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the
(sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
; a fig tree
; to desiccate
; by implication to shrivel
, to mature
Tense - Perfect (See G5778
Voice - Passive (See G5786
Mood - Participle (See G5796
Count - 463
A primary preposition denoting origin
(the point whence
motion or action proceeds), from
(of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
Apparently a primary word; a 'root' (literally or figuratively).
_ _ Mark 11:20-26. Lessons from the cursing of the fig tree.
_ _ And in the morning of Tuesday, the third day of the week: He had slept, as during all this week, at Bethany.
_ _ as they passed by going into Jerusalem again.
_ _ they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots no partial blight, leaving life in the root; but it was now dead, root and branch. In Matthew 21:19 it is said it withered away as soon as it was cursed. But the full blight had not appeared probably at once; and in the dusk perhaps, as they returned to Bethany, they had not observed it. The precision with which Mark distinguishes the days is not observed by Matthew, intent only on holding up the truths which the incident was designed to teach. In Matthew the whole is represented as taking place at once, just as the two stages of Jairus’ daughter dying and dead are represented by him as one. The only difference is between a more summary and a more detailed narrative, each of which only confirms the other.
(4) And in the morning, as they passed by, they saw the fig tree dried up from the roots.
(4) The power of faith is exceedingly great, and charity is always joined with it.
And Jesus answered and said unto it, No
man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard [it
shall be dried up beneath, and above shall his branch
be cut off. ... His remembrance shall perish from the earth, and he shall have no name in the street.
That the triumphing
of the wicked [is
, and the joy of the hypocrite [but
] for a moment? ... [Yet
] he shall perish
for ever like his own dung: they which have seen him shall say
, Where [is
What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?
Yea, they shall not be planted
; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also
blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the
whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.
the sun was up, they were scorched; and because
they had no root, they withered away.
But he answered and said, Every
plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up.
And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let
no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away. ... And when the disciples saw [it
], they marvelled, saying, How
soon is the fig tree withered away!
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.
But that which beareth
thorns and briers [is
] rejected, and [is
] nigh unto cursing; whose
] to be burned.
These are spots
in your feasts
of charity, when they feast with you, feeding
themselves without fear: clouds
] without water, carried
about of winds; trees
whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice
up by the roots;
- they saw:
- Matthew informs us that this tree grew by the way-side, and was therefore not private, but public property; so that the destruction of it really injured no one. Our Lord was pleased to make use of this miracle to prefigure the speedy ruin of the Jewish nation, on account of its unfruitfulness under greater advantages than any other people enjoyed at that day; and, like all the rest of his miracles, it was done with a gracious intention, to alarm his countrymen, and induce them to repent.
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