Though the fig tree Dan­i­el B. Town­er V1 C V2 C V3 C V4 C [V1] Though the fig tree shall not blossom, Neither fruit be in the vine: Though in vain the olive labors, And the fruitful fields decline: [C] I will rejoice in the Lord, my Redeemer, Joyful I’ll trust Him, for He will provide, Giving me all that I need for my journey; I will not fear, for He walks by my side. [V2] Though no flocks are in the sheepfold, Neither cattle in the stalls: Though the earth is filled with famine, And no rain from heaven falls: [V3] Though my path lies through the valley Of the shadows, He is near, For His rod and staff they comfort, And no evil I shall fear. [V4] Though my friends should not receive Him, Or through sin should prove untrue: Though the wicked should entice me, And should persecute me, too: