Parallel Verses

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 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 [intrinsically] good man produces what is good and honorable and moral out of the good treasure [stored] in his heart; and the [intrinsically] evil man produces what is wicked and depraved out of the evil [in his heart]; for his mouth speaks from the overflow of his heart.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: Trees And Their Fruit

44 for each tree is known by its own fruit. For figs are not gathered from thorns, nor are grapes picked from brambles. 45 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. 46 "Why do you call me 'Lord, Lord,' and don't do what I tell you?


Cross References

Psalm 37:30-31

The godly speak wise words and promote justice.

Proverbs 4:23

Guard your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the sources of life.

Matthew 12:34-37

Offspring of vipers! How are you able to say anything good, since you are evil? For the mouth speaks from what fills the heart.

Acts 8:19-23

saying, "Give me this power too, so that everyone I place my hands on may receive the Holy Spirit."

Romans 3:13-14

"Their throats are open graves, they deceive with their tongues, the poison of asps is under their lips."

Ephesians 4:29

You must let no unwholesome word come out of your mouth, but only what is beneficial for the building up of the one in need, that it may give grace to those who hear.

Ephesians 5:3-4

But among you there must not be either sexual immorality, impurity of any kind, or greed, as these are not fitting for the saints.

Ephesians 5:19

speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making music in your hearts to the Lord,

Colossians 4:6

Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer everyone.

Hebrews 8:10

"For this is the covenant that I will establish with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord. I will put my laws in their minds and I will inscribe them on their hearts. And I will be their God and they will be my people.

James 3:5-8

So too the tongue is a small part of the body, yet it has great pretensions. Think how small a flame sets a huge forest ablaze.

Psalm 12:2-4

People lie to one another; they flatter and deceive.

Psalm 40:8-10

I want to do what pleases you, my God. Your law dominates my thoughts."

Psalm 41:6-7

When someone comes to visit, he pretends to be friendly; he thinks of ways to defame me, and when he leaves he slanders me.

Psalm 52:2-4

Your tongue carries out your destructive plans; it is as effective as a sharp razor, O deceiver.

Psalm 59:7

Look, they hurl insults at me and openly threaten to kill me, for they say, "Who hears?"

Psalm 59:12

They speak sinful words. So let them be trapped by their own pride and by the curses and lies they speak!

Psalm 64:3-8

They sharpen their tongues like a sword; they aim their arrow, a slanderous charge,

Psalm 71:15-18

I will tell about your justice, and all day long proclaim your salvation, though I cannot fathom its full extent.

Psalm 140:5

Proud men hide a snare for me; evil men spread a net by the path; they set traps for me. (Selah)

Proverbs 10:20-21

What the righteous say is like the best silver, but what the wicked think is of little value.

Proverbs 12:18

Speaking recklessly is like the thrusts of a sword, but the words of the wise bring healing.

Proverbs 15:23

A person has joy in giving an appropriate answer, and a word at the right time -- how good it is!

Proverbs 22:17-18

Incline your ear and listen to the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my instruction.

Jeremiah 9:2-5

I wish I had a lodging place in the desert where I could spend some time like a weary traveler. Then I would desert my people and walk away from them because they are all unfaithful to God, a congregation of people that has been disloyal to him.

John 7:38

let the one who believes in me drink. Just as the scripture says, 'From within him will flow rivers of living water.'"

Acts 5:3

But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back for yourself part of the proceeds from the sale of the land?

2 Corinthians 4:6-7

For God, who said "Let light shine out of darkness," is the one who shined in our hearts to give us the light of the glorious knowledge of God in the face of Christ.

Ephesians 3:8

To me -- less than the least of all the saints -- this grace was given, to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ

Colossians 3:16

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

Jude 1:15

to execute judgment on all, and to convict every person of all their thoroughly ungodly deeds that they have committed, and of all the harsh words that ungodly sinners have spoken against him."

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