Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on John 15:2 in English Standard Version "Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit." Mt 3:10 Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Mt 7:19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Mt 13:12 For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. Mt 15:13 He answered, “Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be rooted up. Joh 15:6 If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. Ro 11:17 But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, although a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing root of the olive tree, Ro 11:22 Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, provided you continue in his kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off. 2Pe 1:8 For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.