The World English Bible translates the passage as: 17 Even so, every good tree produces good fruit; but the corrupt tree produces evil fruit.
What does bad fruit mean?
n any pleasure or enjoyment regarded as illicit, esp. sexual indulgence.
What does the Bible say about a tree that bears no fruit?
Gregory the Great: Therefore every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit shall be cut down, and cast into the fire, because he who here neglects to bring forth the fruit of good works finds a fire in hell prepared for him.
What fruits does the Bible mention?
Fruits and Nuts
- Apples (Song of Solomon 2:5)
- Almonds (Genesis 43:11; Numbers 17:8)
- Dates (2 Samuel 6:19; 1 Chronicles 16:3)
- Figs (Nehemiah 13:15; Jeremiah 24:1-3)
- Grapes (Leviticus 19:10; Deuteronomy 23:24)
- Melons (Numbers 11:5; Isaiah 1:8)
- Olives (Isaiah 17:6; Micah 6:15)
- Pistachio Nuts (Genesis 43:11)
What does the Bible say about a tree and its fruit?
From Matthew 7:15–20 (KJV):
Ye shall know them by their fruit. … A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.”
What is the fruit of the devil?
The devil’s fruits are unbelief, envy, addiction, anger, murder, disunion, disintegration of one’s personality and psychology, sadness, guilt, depression, despondency, despair and more, like pride, arrogance, greed, disregard towards poor people.
What is spiritual gift?
A spiritual gift or charism (plural: charisms or charismata; in Greek singular: χάρισμα charisma, plural: χαρίσματα charismata) is a concept in extraordinary power given by the Holy Spirit.
What does Jesus say about fruit?
In John 15:12 Jesus says, “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” And then in John 15:16 he concludes the section on love by saying this: “I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last.”