Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Luke 3:9 in English Standard Version "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. Lu 13:7 And he said to the vinedresser, ‘Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down. Why should it use up the ground?’ Lu 13:9 Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.’” Joh 15:2 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. 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.