Parallel Verses

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].

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.

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.

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



Cross References

Proverbs 13:2

A good man eats good from the fruit of his mouth, but the desire of the treacherous is for violence.

Isaiah 3:10-11

Say to the righteous that it shall be well with them, for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds.

Psalm 63:5

My whole being shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise You with joyful lips

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in making an apt answer, and a word spoken at the right moment -- "how good it is!

Proverbs 18:20-21

A man's [moral] self shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; and with the consequence of his words he must be satisfied [whether good or evil].

Matthew 10:41-42

He who receives and welcomes and accepts a prophet because he is a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward, and he who receives and welcomes and accepts a righteous man because he is 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 (majesty, splendor) of His Father with His angels, and then He will render account and reward every man in accordance with what he has done.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

[It is a fair decision] since it is a righteous thing with God to repay with distress and affliction those who distress and afflict you,

Hebrews 2:2

For if the message given through angels [the Law spoken by them to Moses] was authentic and proved sure, and every violation and disobedience received an appropriate (just and adequate) penalty,

Hebrews 11:26

He considered the contempt and abuse and shame [borne for] the Christ (the Messiah Who was to come) to be greater wealth than all the treasures of Egypt, for he looked forward and away to the reward (recompense).

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