Fig See also Tree; BD Fig tree do men gather figs of thistles, 3 Ne. 14:16 (Matt. 7:16). poor and meek will learn parable of fig tree, D&C 35:16. when fig trees shoot forth leaves, summer is nigh, D&C 45:37. stars to cast themselves down as fig that falls from fig tree, D&C 88:87. aprons of fig leaves, Moses 4:13. when fig tree puts forth leaves, summer is nigh, JS—M 1:38 (Matt. 24:32).