farmer; one who cultivates
or tills the ground.
In this verse, Jesus
likens God, The Father, to a farmer or
Master Gardener; Himself to the
Vine; we, to the branches of the Vine;
and the fruit we bear is the
Fruit of the Spirit.
am the true Vine,
and my Father is the husbandman.
Every branch in me that beareth not fruit
He taketh away:
and every branch that beareth fruit,
that it may bring forth more fruit.
Now ye are clean through the word
which I have spoken unto you.