New Living Translation
The disciples were amazed when they saw this and asked, "How did the fig tree wither so quickly?"
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:20 The disciples seeing it - As they went by, the next day.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxi. 19, Where Jesus Dried up the Fig-Tree; and on the Words, Luke xxiv. 28, Where He Made A
1. The lesson of the Holy Gospel which has just been read, has given us an alarming warning, lest we have leaves only, and have no fruit. That is, in few words, lest words be present and deeds be wanting. Very terrible! Who does not fear when in this lesson he sees with the eyes of the heart the withered tree, withered at that word being spoken to it, "Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever"?  Let the fear work amendment, and the amendment bring forth fruit. For without doubt, the …
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The Withered Fig Tree
When Jesus heard this, he was amazed. Turning to those who were following him, he said, "I tell you the truth, I haven't seen faith like this in all Israel!
and he noticed a fig tree beside the road. He went over to see if there were any figs, but there were only leaves. Then he said to it, "May you never bear fruit again!" And immediately the fig tree withered up.
Then Jesus told them, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and don't doubt, you can do things like this and much more. You can even say to this mountain, 'May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' and it will happen.
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