Greek TextsΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
καὶ ἰδὼν συκῆν ἀπὸ μακρόθεν ἔχουσαν φύλλα ἦλθεν εἰ ἄρα τι εὑρήσει ἐν αὐτῇ, καὶ ἐλθὼν ἐπ’ αὐτὴν οὐδὲν εὗρεν εἰ μὴ φύλλα· ὁ γὰρ καιρὸς οὐκ ἦν σύκων.
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΡΚΟΝ 11:13 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
καὶ ἰδὼν συκῆν ἀπὸ μακρόθεν ἔχουσαν φύλλα ἦλθεν, εἰ ἄρα τι εὑρήσει ἐν αὐτῇ καὶ ἐλθὼν ἐπ’ αὐτὴν οὐδὲν εὗρεν εἰ μῆ φύλλα· ὁ γὰρ καιρὸς οὐκ ἦν σύκων.
KJV with Strong's
And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves he came if haply he might find any thing thereon __ and when he came to it he found nothing but leaves for the time of figs was not yet
Mark 11:13 Hebrew Bible
Mark 11:13 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Seeing at a distance a fig tree in leaf, He went to see if perhaps He would find anything on it; and when He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs.
King James Bible
And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
After seeing in the distance a fig tree with leaves, He went to find out if there was anything on it. When He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
a fig-tree. The fig-tree, [suke,] is a genus of the polygamia triaecia class of plants, seldom rising above twelve feet, but sending off from the bottom many spreading branches. The leaves are of a dark green colour, nearly a span long, smooth, and irregularly divided into from three to five deep rounded lobes; and the fruit grows on short and thick stalks, of a purplish colour, and contains a soft, sweet, and fragrant pulp, intermixed with numerous small seeds.
for. Dr. Campbell observes, that the declaration, 'for the time of [ripe, Ed.] figs was not yet,' is not the reason why our Lord did not find any fruit on the tree, because the fig is of that class of vegetables in which the fruit is formed in its immature state before the leaves are seen. But as the fruit is of a pulpy nature, the broad, thick leaves come out in profusion to protect it from the rays of the sun during the time it is ripening. If the words, 'for the time,' etc. however, are read as a parenthesis, they then become a reason why Jesus Christ should look for fruit, because the season for gathering not having fully come, it would remove all suspicion that the fruit had been gathered: while the presence of the leaves incontestably proved the advance of the tree to the state in which fruit is found.
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