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The Barren Fig Tree

Luke 13 : 6-9

A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit on it and found none.
And he said to the vinedresser, 'Lo, these three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down; why should it use up the ground?'
And he answered him, 'Let it alone, sir, this year also, till I dig about it and put on manure.
And if it bears fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.'