Matthew 7:18

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.
New King James Version

“A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
New American Standard Bible

“A good tree cannot produce bad fruit, nor can a bad tree produce good fruit.
New International Version

A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.
The Amplified Bible

A good (healthy) tree cannot bear bad (worthless) fruit, nor can a bad (diseased) tree bear excellent fruit [worthy of admiration].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

An intrinsically good tree is not able to produce rotten fruits, neither is a rotten tree able to produce beautiful fruit.
Phillips’ Modern English

A good tree cannot produce bad fruit, and a rotten tree cannot produce good fruit.
Williams’ Language of the People

A healthy tree cannot bear poor fruit, and a sickly tree cannot bear good fruit.
Mt. 7:17 π Mt. 7:19
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