Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 An evil man's sinful speech ensnares him, but the righteous person escapes from trouble. 14 By his fruitful speech a man can remain satisfied, and a man's handiwork will reward him. 15 The lifestyle of the fool is right in his own opinion, but wise is the man who listens to advice.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of his words a man receives benefit, but the treacherous crave violence.

Isaiah 3:10-11

"Tell the righteous that things will go well, because they will enjoy the fruit of their actions."

Psalm 63:5

Just as I am satisfied with the choicest of foods, so my lips will praise you joyfully.

Proverbs 15:23

An appropriate answer brings joy to a person, and a well-timed word is a good thing.

Proverbs 18:20-21

The positive words that a man speaks fill his stomach; he will be satisfied with what his lips produce.

Matthew 10:41-42

The one who receives a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and the one who receives a righteous person as a righteous person will receive a righteous person's reward.

Matthew 16:27

The Son of Man is going to come with his angels in his Father's glory, and then he will repay everyone according to what he has done.

2 Thessalonians 1:6-7

Certainly it is right for God to pay back those who afflict you with affliction,

Hebrews 2:2

because if the message spoken by angels was reliable, and every violation and act of disobedience received its just punishment,

Hebrews 11:26

He thought that being insulted for the sake of the Messiah was of greater value than the treasures of Egypt, because he was looking ahead to his reward.

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