Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied with his.

King James Version

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.

Holman Bible

The disloyal one will get what his conduct deserves,
and a good man, what his deeds deserve.

International Standard Version

The faithless one will pay for his behavior, but a good man will be rewarded for his.

A Conservative Version

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and a good man from his own fruits.

American Standard Version

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways; And a good man'shall be satisfied from himself.

Amplified


The backslider in heart will have his fill with his own [rotten] ways,
But a good man will be satisfied with his ways [the godly thought and action which his heart pursues and in which he delights].

Bible in Basic English

He whose heart is turned away will have the reward of his ways in full measure; but a good man will have the reward of his doings.

Darby Translation

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, and the good man from what is in himself.

Julia Smith Translation

He drawing back the heart shall be filled from his ways: and a good man from above him.

King James 2000

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from above himself.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From his ways, the perverse of heart will be satisfied, and {from his own}, [so shall] a good man.

Modern King James verseion

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways, but a good man from himself.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

An unfaithful person shall be filled with his own ways; but a good man will beware of such.

NET Bible

The backslider will be paid back from his own ways, but a good person will be rewarded for his.

New Heart English Bible

The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.

The Emphasized Bible

With his own ways, shall be filled the backslider in heart, and, from himself, shall a good man be satisfied .

Webster

The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.

World English Bible

The unfaithful will be repaid for his own ways; likewise a good man will be rewarded for his ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

From his ways is the backslider in heart filled, And a good man -- from his fruits.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
סוּג 
Cuwg 
Usage: 14

שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

with his own ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

13 Even in laughter, the scorner has pain in his heart, and the end of that mirth is heaviness. 14 The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways,
But a good man will be satisfied with his.
15 The simple believes every word, but the prudent man understands his steps.



Cross References

Proverbs 12:14

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.

Proverbs 1:31-32

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

Proverbs 14:10

The heart knows the bitterness of his soul, and a stranger shall not intermeddle with his joy.

Jeremiah 2:19

Thine own wickedness shall chastise thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee; know therefore and see how evil and bitter it is, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God and that my fear is lacking in thee, saith the Lord GOD of the hosts.

Jeremiah 8:5

Why then is this people of Jerusalem rebellious with a perpetual rebellion? They hold fast deceit; they refuse to return.

Jeremiah 17:5

Thus hath the LORD said; Cursed be the man that trusts in man and makes flesh his arm and whose heart departs from the LORD.

Ezekiel 22:31

Therefore have I poured out my indignation upon them; I have consumed them with the fire of my wrath; I have recompensed their own way upon their heads, said the Lord GOD.

Hosea 4:16

for Israel has turned away as a wild heifer; shall the LORD now feed them as rams in a large place?

Zephaniah 1:6

and those that have turned back from following the LORD and those that did not seek the LORD, nor enquired about him.

John 4:14

but whosoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst, but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a fountain of water springing up into eternal life.

2 Corinthians 1:12

For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with carnal wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world and more abundantly towards you.

Galatians 6:4

But let everyone prove his own work, and then he shall have glory regarding only himself, and not in another.

Galatians 6:8

For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption, but he that sows in the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap eternal life.

Hebrews 3:12

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unfaithfulness, to depart from the living God.

2 Peter 2:20-22

Certainly, if having separated themselves from the contaminations of the world, by the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they again entangle themselves therein and are overcome, their latter end is made worse for them than the beginnings.

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