Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forth good; and the wicked man out of the wicked, brings forth what is wicked: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

New American Standard Bible

"The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.

King James Version

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Holman Bible

A good man produces good out of the good storeroom of his heart. An evil man produces evil out of the evil storeroom, for his mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.

International Standard Version

A good person produces good from the good treasure of his heart, and an evil person produces evil from an evil treasure, because the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart."

A Conservative Version

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth the good, and the bad man out of the bad treasure of his heart brings forth the bad, for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

American Standard Version

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Amplified

The upright (honorable, intrinsically good) man out of the good treasure [stored] in his heart produces what is upright (honorable and intrinsically good), and the evil man out of the evil storehouse brings forth that which is depraved (wicked and intrinsically evil); for out of the abundance (overflow) of the heart his mouth speaks.

An Understandable Version

The good person produces good things from the goodness stored up in his heart. And the evil person produces bad things from the evil [stored up in his heart]. For his mouth speaks what his heart is filled with.

Anderson New Testament

The good man, out of the good treasury of his heart, brings forth that which is good; and the evil man, out of the evil treasury of his heart, brings forth that which is evil. For out of the abundance of his heart his mouth speaks.

Bible in Basic English

The good man, out of the good store of his heart, gives good things; and the evil man, out of his evil store, gives evil: for out of the full store of the heart come the words of the mouth.

Common New Testament

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good, and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a good man out of the good treasure of his heart produces what is good: and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart produces what is evil: for 'tis from the abundance of the heart, that the mouth speaketh.

Godbey New Testament

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth the good; and the wicked man out of the wicked treasure of his heart brings forth that which is wicked: for out of the abundance of his heart his mouth speaks.

Goodspeed New Testament

A good man, out of the good he has accumulated in his heart, produces good, and a bad man, out of what he has accumulated that is bad, produces what is bad. For his mouth says only what his heart is full of.

John Wesley New Testament

A good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man, out of the evil treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is evil; for of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil, for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Julia Smith Translation

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forward the good thing; and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart, brings forward the evil thing: for out of the abundance of the heart does his month speak.

King James 2000

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The good person out of the good treasury of his heart brings forth good, and the evil person out of [his] evil [treasury] brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Modern King James verseion

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth the good. And an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth the evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good. And an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is evil. For of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaketh.

Moffatt New Testament

The good man produces good from the good stored in his heart, and the evil man evil from his evil: for a man's mouth utters what his heart is full of.

Montgomery New Testament

"The good man out of the good treasure-house of his heart brings forth good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure-house of his heart brings forth evil; for the mouth speaks out of the abundance of the heart.

NET Bible

The good person out of the good treasury of his heart produces good, and the evil person out of his evil treasury produces evil, for his mouth speaks from what fills his heart.

New Heart English Bible

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings out that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings out that which is evil, for out of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaks.

Noyes New Testament

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil; for out of the abundance of his heart his mouth speaketh.

Sawyer New Testament

The good man out of the good treasury of his heart brings forth good, and the evil man out of the evil brings forth evil; for out of the abundance of the heart its mouth speaks.

The Emphasized Bible

The good man, out of the good treasure of the heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and, the wicked man, out of the wicked heart, bringeth forth that which is wicked; for, out of an overflowing of heart, speaketh, his mouth.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

A good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, produceth what is good; and a wicked man, from the evil treasure in his heart, produceth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

A good man, from the good stores of his heart, brings out what is good; while a bad man, from his bad stores, brings out what is bad. For what fills a man's heart will rise to his lips.

Webster

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is evil: for from the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Weymouth New Testament

A good man from the good stored up in his heart brings out what is good; and an evil man from the evil stored up brings out what is evil; for from the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.

Williams New Testament

The good man, out of his good inner storehouse, brings forth what is good, the bad man, out of his bad one, what is bad. For a man's mouth usually speaks the things that fill his heart.

World English Bible

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings out that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings out that which is evil, for out of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaks.

Worrell New Testament

"The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and the evil, out of the evil treasure brings forth that which is evil; for out of the abundance of the heart does his mouth speak.

Worsley New Testament

A good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man, out of the evil treasure of his heart, bringeth forth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Youngs Literal Translation

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart doth bring forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart doth bring forth that which is evil; for out of the abounding of the heart doth his mouth speak.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A good
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
man, not tr,
Usage: 316
Usage: 316

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

the good
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

θησαυρός 
thesauros 
θησαυρός 
thesauros 
Usage: 4
Usage: 4

of his



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

καρδία 
Kardia 
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116
Usage: 116

προφέρω 
Prophero 
προφέρω 
Prophero 
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

an evil
πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

the evil
πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the abundance
περίσσευμα 
Perisseuma 
Usage: 3

of the heart
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

his

Usage: 0

στόμα 
Stoma 
Usage: 63

References

American

Easton

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: Trees And Their Fruit

44 for every tree is known by its own fruit, for figs are not gathered from thorns, nor grapes vintaged from a bramble. 45 The good man, out of the good treasure of his heart, brings forth good; and the wicked man out of the wicked, brings forth what is wicked: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks. 46 And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things that I say?


Cross References

Psalm 37:30-31

The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment;

Proverbs 4:23

Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.

Matthew 12:34-37

Offspring of vipers! how can ye speak good things, being wicked? For of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Acts 8:19-23

saying, Give to me also this power, in order that on whomsoever I may lay hands he may receive the Holy Spirit.

Romans 3:13-14

their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; asps' poison is under their lips:

Ephesians 4:29

Let no corrupt word go out of your mouth, but if there be any good one for needful edification, that it may give grace to those that hear it.

Ephesians 5:3-4

But fornication and all uncleanness or unbridled lust, let it not be even named among you, as it becomes saints;

Ephesians 5:19

speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and chanting with your heart to the Lord;

Colossians 4:6

Let your word be always with grace, seasoned with salt, so as to know how ye ought to answer each one.

Hebrews 8:10

Because this is the covenant that I will covenant to the house of Israel after those days, saith the Lord: Giving my laws into their mind, I will write them also upon their hearts; and I will be to them for God, and they shall be to me for people.

James 3:5-8

Thus also the tongue is a little member, and boasts great things. See how little a fire, how large a wood it kindles!

Psalm 12:2-4

They speak falsehood every one with his neighbour: with flattering lip, with a double heart, do they speak.

Psalm 40:8-10

To do thy good pleasure, my God, is my delight, and thy law is within my heart.

Psalm 41:6-7

And if one come to see me, he speaketh falsehood; his heart gathereth wickedness to itself: he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Psalm 52:2-4

Thy tongue deviseth mischievous things, like a sharp razor, practising deceit.

Psalm 59:7

Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips: for who say they doth hear?

Psalm 59:12

Because of the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.

Psalm 64:3-8

Who have sharpened their tongue like a sword, and have aimed their arrow, a bitter word;

Psalm 71:15-18

My mouth shall declare thy righteousness, and thy salvation all the day: for I know not the numbers thereof.

Psalm 140:5

The proud have hidden a snare for me, and cords; they have spread a net by the way-side; they have set traps for me. Selah.

Proverbs 10:20-21

The tongue of the righteous man is as choice silver; the heart of the wicked is little worth.

Proverbs 12:18

There is that babbleth like the piercings of a sword; but the tongue of the wise is health.

Proverbs 15:23

A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth; and a word in its season, how good is it!

Proverbs 22:17-18

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Jeremiah 9:2-5

Oh that I had in the wilderness a traveller's lodging-place, that I might leave my people, and go away from them! For they are all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.

John 7:38

He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Acts 5:3

But Peter said, Ananias, why has Satan filled thy heart that thou shouldest lie to the Holy Spirit, and put aside for thyself a part of the price of the estate?

2 Corinthians 4:6-7

Because it is the God who spoke that out of darkness light should shine who has shone in our hearts for the shining forth of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Ephesians 3:8

To me, less than the least of all saints, has this grace been given, to announce among the nations the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of the Christ,

Colossians 3:16

Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment against all; and to convict all the ungodly of them of all their works of ungodliness, which they have wrought ungodlily, and of all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against him.

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