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Matthew 7:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but the corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— So every good tree produces good fruits, but the worthless tree produces bad fruits.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So, every good tree, fine fruit, produceth,—whereas, the worthless tree, evil fruit, produceth:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— so every good tree doth yield good fruits, but the bad tree doth yield evil fruits.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Euen so, euery good tree bringeth forth good fruit: but a corrupt tree bringeth forth euill fruit.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— So every good tree maketh good fruits; but an evil tree maketh evil fruits.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— So every good tree beareth good fruits; but a bad tree beareth bad fruits.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Even so 3779
{3779} Prime
οὕτω
houto
{hoo'-to}
From G3778; in this way (referring to what precedes or follows).
every 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
good 18
{0018} Prime
ἀγαθός
agathos
{ag-ath-os'}
A primary word; 'good' (in any sense, often as noun).
tree 1186
{1186} Prime
δένδρον
dendron
{den'-dron}
Probably from δρύς [[drus]] (an oak); a tree.
bringeth forth 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
good 2570
{2570} Prime
καλός
kalos
{kal-os'}
Of uncertain affinity; properly beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), that is, valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic).
fruit; 2590
{2590} Prime
καρπός
karpos
{kar-pos'}
Probably from the base of G0726; fruit (as plucked), literally or figuratively.
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
a corrupt 4550
{4550} Prime
σαπρός
sapros
{sap-ros'}
From G4595; rotten, that is, worthless (literally or morally).
tree 1186
{1186} Prime
δένδρον
dendron
{den'-dron}
Probably from δρύς [[drus]] (an oak); a tree.
bringeth forth 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
evil 4190
{4190} Prime
πονηρός
poneros
{pon-ay-ros'}
From a derivative of G4192; hurtful, that is, evil (properly in effect or influence, and thus differing from G2556, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from G4550, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue); figuratively calamitous; also (passively) ill, that is, diseased; but especially (morally) culpable, that is, derelict, vicious, facinorous; neuter (singular) mischief, malice, or (plural) guilt; masculine (singular) the devil, or (plural) sinners.
fruit. 2590
{2590} Prime
καρπός
karpos
{kar-pos'}
Probably from the base of G0726; fruit (as plucked), literally or figuratively.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 7:17

_ _ Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit: but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 7:15-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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every:

Psalms 1:3 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Psalms 92:13-14 Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God. ... They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing;
Isaiah 5:3-5 And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge, I pray you, betwixt me and my vineyard. ... And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be eaten up; [and] break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down:
Isaiah 61:3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
Jeremiah 11:19 But I [was] like a lamb [or] an ox [that] is brought to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me, [saying], Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
Jeremiah 17:8 For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and [that] spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
Luke 13:6-9 He spake also this parable; A certain [man] had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. ... And if it bear fruit, [well]: and if not, [then] after that thou shalt cut it down.
Galatians 5:22-24 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, ... And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.
Ephesians 5:9 (For the fruit of the Spirit [is] in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)
Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.
Colossians 1:10 That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
James 3:17-18 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, [and] easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. ... And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

but:

Matthew 12:33-35 Either make the tree good, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by [his] fruit. ... A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
Jude 1:12 These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds [they are] without water, carried about of winds; trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots;
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Ps 1:3; 92:13. Is 5:3; 61:3. Jr 11:19; 17:8. Mt 12:33. Lk 13:6. Ga 5:22. Ep 5:9. Php 1:11. Col 1:10. Jm 3:17. Jde 1:12.

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