Matthew 12:33
Good News Translation
"To have good fruit you must have a healthy tree; if you have a poor tree, you will have bad fruit. A tree is known by the kind of fruit it bears.

Contemporary English Version
A good tree produces good fruit, and a bad tree produces bad fruit. You can tell what a tree is like by the fruit it produces.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Either make the tree good and its fruit good: or make the tree evil, and its fruit evil. For by the fruit the tree is known.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Either make the tree good and its fruit good: or make the tree evil, and its fruit evil. For by the fruit the tree is known.

make the good tree.

Matthew 23:26 Thou blind Pharisee, first make clean the inside of the cup and of the dish, that the outside may become clean.

Ezekiel 18:31 Cast away from you all your transgressions, by which you have transgressed, and make to yourselves a new heart, and a new spirit: and why will you die, O house of Israel?

Amos 5:15 Hate evil, and love good, and establish judgment in the gate: it may be the Lord the God of hosts may have mercy on the remnant of Joseph.

Luke 11:39,40 And the Lord said to him: Now you, Pharisees, make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter: but your inside is full of rapine and iniquity. . . .

James 4:8 Draw nigh to God: and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

and his fruit good.

Matthew 3:8-10 Bring forth therefore fruit worthy of penance. . . .

Matthew 7:16-20 By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? . . .

Luke 3:9 For now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that bringeth not forth good fruit shall be cut down and cast into the fire.

Luke 6:43,44 For there is no good tree that bringeth forth evil fruit: nor an evil tree that bringeth forth good fruit. . . .

John 15:4-7 Abide in me: and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abide in the vine, so neither can you, unless you abide in me. . . .

James 3:12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear grapes? Or the vine, figs? So neither can the salt water yield sweet.

Context
Good and Bad Fruit
32And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but he that shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come. 33Either make the tree good and its fruit good: or make the tree evil, and its fruit evil. For by the fruit the tree is known. 34O generation of vipers, how can you speak good things, whereas you are evil? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:16
By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?

Matthew 7:17
Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree bringeth forth evil fruit.

Matthew 7:20
Wherefore by their fruits you shall know them.

Luke 6:43
For there is no good tree that bringeth forth evil fruit: nor an evil tree that bringeth forth good fruit.

Luke 6:44
For every tree is known by its fruit. For men do not gather figs from thorns: nor from a bramble bush do they gather the grape.

John 15:4
Abide in me: and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abide in the vine, so neither can you, unless you abide in me.

Additional Translations
Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad; for a tree is known by its fruit.

Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad. For the tree is known by the fruit.

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.

Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by its fruit.

Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt. For from the fruit the tree is known.

Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by its fruit.

Either make the tree good, and its fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by its fruit.

"Either grant the tree to be wholesome and its fruit wholesome, or the tree poisonous and its fruit poisonous; for the tree is known by its fruit.

"Either make the tree good, and its fruit good, or make the tree corrupt, and its fruit corrupt; for the tree is known by its fruit.

'Either make the tree good, and its fruit good, or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad, for from the fruit is the tree known.
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