Matthew 21 :20

Matthew 21 :20 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And when the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!

King James Version (KJV)

And when the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!

American Standard Version (ASV)

And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How did the fig tree immediately wither away?

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And when the disciples saw it they were surprised, saying, How did the fig-tree become dry in so short a time?

Webster's Revision

And when the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, How soon is the fig-tree withered!

World English Bible

When the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, "How did the fig tree immediately wither away?"

English Revised Version (ERV)

And when the disciples saw it, they marveled, saying, How did the fig tree immediately wither away?

Definitions for Matthew 21 :20

Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 21 :20

How soon is the fig tree withered away! - We often say to our neighbors, "How suddenly this man died! Who could have expected it so soon?" But who takes warning by these examples? What we say to-day of Others, may be said to-morrow of Ourselves. Be ye also ready! Lord, increase our faith!

Barnes' Commentary on Matthew 21 :20

And when the disciples saw it - That is, on the morning following that on which it was cursed, Mark 11:20.

They marveled, saying ... - Peter said this, Mark 11:21 Matthew means only to say that this was said to him; Mark tells us which one of them said it.

Wesley's Commentary on Matthew 21 :20

21:20 The disciples seeing it - As they went by, the next day.
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