Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Of the fruit of his mouth, shall a man eat what is good, but, the soul of the treacherous, shall be sated with violence.

New American Standard Bible

From the fruit of a man's mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.

King James Version

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

Holman Bible

From the words of his mouth,
a man will enjoy good things,
but treacherous people have an appetite for violence.

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth; But the soul of the treacherous'shall eat violence.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

A man will get good from the fruit of his lips, but the desire of the false is for violent acts.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Of the fruit of his mouth man shall eat well: but the soul of the transgressors shall starve.

Julia Smith Translation

From the fruit of a man's mouth he shall eat good: and the soul of the transgressing, violence.

King James 2000

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors feeds on violence.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he shall eat what is good, but the desire of the treacherous, wrongdoing.

Modern King James verseion

From the fruit of his mouth a man shall eat good, but the soul of the treacherous eats violence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A good man shall enjoy the fruit of his mouth; but he that hath a froward mind, shall be spoiled.

NET Bible

From the fruit of his speech a person eats good things, but the faithless desire the fruit of violence.

New Heart English Bible

By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.

Webster

A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.

World English Bible

By the fruit of his lips, a man enjoys good things; but the unfaithful crave violence.

Youngs Literal Translation

From the fruit of the mouth a man eateth good, And the soul of the treacherous -- violence.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

by the fruit
פּרי 
P@riy 
Usage: 119

but the soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Context Readings

A Wise Son Lives Righteously

1 A wise son, cometh of a father's correction, but, a scoffer, heareth not a rebuke. 2 Of the fruit of his mouth, shall a man eat what is good, but, the soul of the treacherous, shall be sated with violence. 3 He that watcheth his mouth, guardeth his soul, He that openeth wide his lips, it shall be his ruin.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:14

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.

Proverbs 1:31

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and, with their own counsels, be filled.

Psalm 75:8

For, a cup, is in the hand of Yahweh, Whose wine is foaming, It is full of spiced wine, Which he hath caused to flow from one to another, - Surely, the dregs thereof, they shall drain out - they shall drink, Even all the lawless ones of the earth.

Psalm 140:11

As for the slanderer, let him not be established in the earth, - As for the man of wrongful violence, let misfortune hunt him with thrust upon thrust.

Proverbs 1:11-13

If they say - Come with us, - Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us watch in secret for him who is needlessly innocent;

Proverbs 1:18

Yet, they, for their own blood, lie in wait, They watch in secret for their own life.

Proverbs 4:17

For they consume bread gotten by lawlessness, and, wine obtained by violence, they drink.

Proverbs 10:11

A well-spring of life, is the mouth of the righteous, but, the mouth of the lawless, covereth wrong.

Proverbs 18:20

Of the fruit of a man's mouth, shall his inmost mind be satisfied, with the product of his lips, shall he be satisfied.

Jeremiah 25:27-31

Therefore shalt thou say unto them - Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts God of Israel, - Drink ye and be drunken, and vomit, and fall and rise not, - because of the sword which I am sending between you.

Habakkuk 2:8

Because, thou, hast plundered many nations, all the residue of the peoples, shall plunder thee, - for shedding Human blood, and doing violence to the earth, to the city, and to all who dwell therein.

Habakkuk 2:17

For, the violence done to Lebanon, shall cover thee, and wasting by wild beasts shall cause them terror, - for shedding Human blood, and doing violence to the earth, to the city, and to all who dwell therein.

Revelation 16:6

Because, blood of saints and prophets, poured they out, and, blood, unto them, hast thou given to drink: Worthy, they are!

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