Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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


A man will be satisfied with good from the fruit of his words,
And the deeds of a man’s hands will return 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.

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.

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 
Usage: 692

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

by the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

and the recompence
גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

of a man's
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

13 A wicked man is snared by the transgression of [his] lips, but the righteous shall come out of trouble. 14 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. 15 The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who is wise hearkens to counsel.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:2

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth, but the soul of the treacherous, violence.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say ye of the righteous, that [it is] well, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.

Psalm 63:5

My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness. And my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in the answer of his mouth, and a word in due season, how good it is!

Proverbs 18:20-21

A man's belly shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth. With the increase of his lips he shall be satisfied.

Matthew 10:41-42

He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man will 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 heavenly agents, and then he will reward each man according to his actions.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

Since it is a righteous thing according to God to repay restriction to those who restrict you,

Hebrews 2:2

For if the word spoken through heavenly agents became certain, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompense of reward,

Hebrews 11:26

Having esteemed the vilification of the Christ greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, for he focused toward the recompense of reward.

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