New International Version
When the disciples saw this, they were amazed. "How did the fig tree wither so quickly?" they asked.
King James Bible
And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!
Darby Bible Translation
And when the disciples saw [it], they wondered, saying, How immediately is the fig-tree dried up!
World English Bible
When the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, "How did the fig tree immediately wither away?"
Young's Literal Translation
And the disciples having seen, did wonder, saying, 'How did the fig-tree forthwith wither?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
How soon is the fig tree withered away! - We often say to our neighbors, "How suddenly this man died! Who could have expected it so soon?" But who takes warning by these examples? What we say to-day of Others, may be said to-morrow of Ourselves. Be ye also ready! Lord, increase our faith!
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Whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.'--MATT. xxi. 44. As Christ's ministry drew to its close, its severity and its gentleness both increased; its severity to the class to whom it was always severe, and its gentleness to the class from whom it never turned away. Side by side, through all His manifestation of Himself, there were the two aspects: 'He showed Himself froward' (if I may quote the word) to the self-righteous …
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When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.
Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, "May you never bear fruit again!" Immediately the tree withered.
Jesus replied, "Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will be done.
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