Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Matthew 7:16


You will recognize them by their fruit. Grapes are not gathered 1  from thorns or figs from thistles, are they? 2 


Mt 7:20; Mt 12:33; Lu 6:43-45; Jas 3:12; 2Pe 2:10-18; Jude 1:10-19

NET © Notes

tn Grk “They do not gather.” This has been simplified to the passive voice in the translation since the subject “they” is not specified further in the context.

sn The statement illustrates the principle: That which cannot produce fruit does not produce fruit.

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