Proverbs 12:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

King James Version

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompence of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Holman Bible

A man will be satisfied with good by the words of his mouth, and the work of a man's hands will reward him.

International Standard Version

By his fruitful speech a man can remain satisfied, and a man's handiwork will reward him.

A Conservative Version

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the actions of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.

American Standard Version

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; And the doings of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Amplified

From the fruit of his words a man shall be satisfied with good, and the work of a man's hands shall come back to him [as a harvest].

Bible in Basic English

From the fruit of his mouth will a man have good food in full measure, and the work of a man's hands will be rewarded.

Darby Translation

A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

From the fruit of the mouth a man shall be satisfied with good: and the reward of the hands of a man shall be good to him.

King James 2000

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he is filled with good, and the reward of {a man's labor} will return to him.

Modern King James verseion

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the reward of a man's hands shall be given to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Every man shall enjoy good according to the innocency of his mouth; and after the works of his hands shall he be rewarded.

NET Bible

A person will be satisfied with good from the fruit of his words, and the work of his hands will be rendered to him.

New Heart English Bible

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.

New simplified Bible

A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The deeds of a man's hands will return to him.

The Emphasized Bible

Of the fruit of a man's mouth, shall he be satisfied with good, and, the dealing of the hands of a son of earth, shall be paid back to him.

Webster

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered to him.

World English Bible

A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

From the fruit of the mouth is one satisfied with good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

with good
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

by the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

of his mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

and the recompence
גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

of a man's
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

13 An evil man is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, But the righteous will escape from trouble. 14 A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his words, And the deeds of a man's hands will return to him. 15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, But a wise man is he who listens to counsel.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say to the righteous that it will go well with them, For they will eat the fruit of their actions.

Psalm 63:5

My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!

Proverbs 18:20-21

With the fruit of a man's mouth his stomach will be satisfied; He will be satisfied with the product of his lips.

Matthew 10:41-42

"He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

Matthew 16:27

"For the Son of Man is going to come in the glory of His Father with His angels, and WILL THEN REPAY EVERY MAN ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you,

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through angels proved unalterable, and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,

Hebrews 11:26

considering the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.



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